Weronika Józefina Dziadek

Weronika Józefina Dziadek

Born in Katowice (Poland) in 1995. Since 2014, she studies at the Reina Sofía School of Music, first in the Telefónica Violin Chair with professor Zakhar Bron and currently in the Fundación BBVA Viola Chair with professor Nobuko Imai. She has been granted scholarships by Santander Bank Polska and Fundación Albéniz and instrument scholarships by Raphael Hillyert and Fabián Panisello.

She completed her studies at the Katowice School of Music with professor Robert Kabara and has received master classes from Natalia Prishepenko, Christoph Poppen and Miriam Fried, among others. She has won the first prize in the Breslavia National Violin Competition (Poland) and in the international competitions of Jar Kociana (Czech Republic), Dolný Kubín European Talents (Slovakia) and the 10th Belgrade International Music Competition (Serbia), as well as in the Musical Performance Competition of the La Mancha Philharmonic Orchestra (Spain). In addition, she has won second and third prizes in the Gdansk Aleksandra Januszajtis and the Lublin Stalislaw Serwaczyński national competitions, respectively.
As a student of the School, she has been a member of the Freixenet Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Antoni Ros-Marbà, Josep Pons, Stefan Lano, András Schiff, Plácido Domingo, Andrés Orozco-Estrada, Víctor Pablo Pérez, Jaime Martín and Pablo González. She has also performed under the baton of Jorge Rotter as a member of the Sinfonietta and has been part of the BP Mendelssohn Quartet, Enagás Schumann Quartet, Mistral Trio and Tricorne Ensemble. She is currently a member of Stoneshield Quartet. She plays a Vladimir Pilař viola with a Wolfgang Strobach bow loaned as instrument scholarships by Fabián Panisello and Raphael Hillyer, respectively.