Agnieszka Przemyk – Bryła
Assistant Professor AgnieszkaPrzemyk-Bryla, DMus Hab.
“…The young artist knows and feels what she plays; and she knows how to play, she knows how to show it. Talent. Undisputed award” – KazimierzRozbicki wrote about AgnieszkaPrzemyk-Bryla’s performance during the 35th Festival of Polish Pianism in Slupsk.
AgnieszkaPrzemyk-Bryla holds a post-doctoral degree in musical arts and is Assisant Professor at the Department of Piano, Harpsichord and Organ at the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw. She was a student of Joanna Kurpiowska for 12 years. In the period of 1999–2001 she studied at the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice, class of Prof. CzesławStańczyk. In 2004 she graduated with honours from the Fryderyk Chopin Academy of Music (now the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music), where she was a student of Prof. AlicjaPaleta-Bugaj (piano) and Prof. KrystynaBorucinska (chamber music).
Since 2005 she has collaborated with the piano class of Professor AlicjaPaleta-Bugaj, and since 2007, cello class of Prof. Tomasz Strahl. Since 2004 she has also worked as a piano class at the Karol Szymanowski Complex of State Music Schools no. 4 in Warsaw.
AgnieszkaPrzemyk-Bryla has won several prizes and awards at national and international piano competitions, e.g. the 1st Prize at the National Fryderyk Chopin Society Piano Competition in Warsaw (2000), “Youth Stage” award at the Polish Pianism Festival in Slupsk (2001), entering final round of the International Sergei Rachmaninov Piano Competition in Morcone, Italy (2003), or 2nd Prize at the 3rd Andrea Baldi International Piano Competition in Bologna, Italy (2013).
AgnieszkaPrzemyk-Bryla is a two-time winner of the scholarship of the Minister of Culture and Art, she also won scholarships from the ZONTA Club, Culture Foundation, Regina Smendzianka Foundation, and Mayor of the City of Hamamatsu.
The artist took part in numerous piano masterclasses (including at the 9th International Piano Academy in Hamamatsu in 2004), given by Polish and foreign professors, such as AndrzejJasinski, MarekMizera, Jerzy Godziszewski, OxanaYablonskaya, Jacques Rouvier, Sergio Perticaroli, Hiroko Nakamura, Karl-Heinz Kaemmerling, ArieVardi, Dominique Merlet, Alexei Nasiedkin, EvgeniMoguilevsky, Vera Gornostaeva, Lee Kum-Sing, or Nikolai Demidenko.
AgnieszkaPrzemyk-Bryla has performed as a soloist and chamber musician in many Polish cities (National Philharmonic in Warsaw; Wroclaw, Olsztyn and Opole Philharmonics), and also in prestigious concert halls in Austria, China, Czech Republic, Finland, Japan, Germany, USA, Switzerland, Sweden and Italy. In August 2015, she performed during the jubilee 70th International FryderykChopin Piano Festival in Duszniki-Zdroj.
She gives masterclasses for pianists in Poland, Italy, USA and China. She sits on the jury of piano competitions in Poland and abroad. She has made many archive recordings for the 2ndProgramme of the Polish Radio and Radio Gdansk, gave a few performances at the Polish Radio BIS, and recently she has given an extensive interview for the American National Public Radio.
The artist collaborates with the National Edition of Complete Works by Fryderyk Chopin, the Inventio Pro Arte publisher, and she is also a member of the Siberian Chopin Society in Tomsk, Russia.
In 2004, together with KonstantyAndrzejKulka and Tomasz Strahl, the pianist recorded complete chamber works by Fryderyk Chopin for (DUX). In the same year, she published a book entitled Sonata w twóczościSiergiejaRachmaninowa [Sonata in the crativeouput of Sergei Rachmaninov] (GRADO, Torun).
AgnieszkaPrzemyk-Bryla gives lectures in Polish, English and Italian.