Bio

Elwira Ślązak performed at:
  • The Ten Days on the Island Festival (Tasmania)
  • Braunschweig Festival Classix, Germany
  • Auditorio de Tenerife
  • International Marimba Festival, Belgium
  • International Seoul Drum Festival, South Korea
  • Festival of Contemporary Music “Warsaw Autumn”
  • Musica Polonica Nova Festival
  • International Chopin Festival Duszniki-Zdrój
  • VII J. Waldorff Summer Festival in Radziejowice
  • Cooltura Carousel
  • Les Journées de la Francophonie
  • Rachid Behboudov Theater, Baku , Azerbaijan
  • Shanghai Concert Hall
  • European Parliament(with Axoum Duo – as the first marimba duo in the world)

In the years 1996-1997 she was a member of the “Spring Orchestra of Warsaw Autumn”, with which she took part in the 39th and 40th festival “Warsaw Autumn” under the baton of outstanding conductors – Jacek Kaspszyk, Jerzy Maksymiuk and Victoria Zhadko.

She has performed many premieres of works as a soloist, with orchestras and with Gabriel Collet as Axoum Duo (also dedicated to them – m.in.composers – Krzysztof Wołek, Jacek Sotomski, Ryszard Osada, Jan Bus, Silvia Berg).

The artist has collaborated with renowned musicians and artists m.in. Janusz Olejniczak, Charles Kleinberg (dramatic actor, Belgium), Zeng Yi Gang (Shanghai Animation Studio).

Elwira Ślązak is a lecturer at master classes in Europe, Asia and Australia and a juror of international competitions (“IV Universal Marimba Competition” in Belgium, XXV Drum Fest Marimba and Vibraphone Competition, Opole, VIII Novosibirsk Music Assemblies).

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