Wanda Glowacka

Cello, Chamber Music

Wanda Glowacka was the winner of 1st prizes in the Concertino Prague International Competition and Danczowski Cello Competition. She has been the recipient of several awards and honors including the Fulbright Scholarship, Juilliard School Grants, Phyllis Curtin & Boston University Faculty Awards, the Hammer-Rostropovich Award, the Halsey Stevens Award and the University of Southern California Award for Musical Achievement. 

Wanda attended the Chopin Academy in Warsaw (Poland) where she got her MMA. She also has a Professional studies diploma from Juilliard, an Artist Diploma from BU, and a Doctoral Studies in Performance and Education from USC.

Wanda has been a teacher since 1987 and was a former faculty member of the Chopin Academy of Music in Poland, as well as, the Szymanowski Special Music School in Warsaw in Poland.

Wanda perfromed under the management of PAGART and appeared as a soloist with orchestras and in recitals throughout Europe and South America. In the United States she's performed at numerous concert series including Weill Recital Hall, Gardner Museum, Helen Osterlin, Harvard Club, Hoffstra Cultural Center, MAYO Performing Center, Ukrainian Institute, Merkin Hall and festivals including the Shandelee, Windham, Music Mountain, Great Music at Scarborough, Waterville Valley, San Marcos.

She has recorded for Czech, Polish, and French Radio and Television, as well as KUSC in Los Angeles.
Ms. Glowacka also premiered new music including the American premiere of Witold Lutoslawski’s “Grave” for Cello and Orchestra in Los Angeles in 1987, a world premiere of a duo for cello and voice by Virko Baley in New York, 2008. From 1996 − 2007 she performed in the yearly concerts of Twentieth Century Music and On in New York City including many premiers of works by Ronn Yedidia.


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