Polish violinist Kaja Nowak plays as soloist and chamber musician throughout Europe. Having made her solo debut with the Rzeszów Philharmonic
Orchestra in Poland at the age of thirteen, she has since performed with orchestras in Poland, Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands. As a chamber
musician, Kaja has collaborated with artists such as Ivry Gitlis, Philippe Graffin, Jean-Marc Philips Varjabedian, Gary Hoffman, Nobuko Imai or
Christian Ivaldi among others, as well as with many exciting musicians of her generation. She has been invited to perform at chamber music
festivals in France, Italy, Belgium and the Netherlands such as Schiermonnikoog, Consonances, Musique de Chambre a Giverny, Resonances,
Midis-Minimes, Rome Chamber Music Festival; she has also participated in the Open Chamber Music sessions at IMS Prussia Cove in the UK. Kaja
has performed chamber music in venues such as Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Anton Philipszaal in The Hague, or Flagey in Brussels.
Kaja studied with Konstanty Andrzej Kulka in Warsaw and with Philippe Graffin in The Hague and Brussels. She has participated in masterclasses with
András Keller and Elisabeth Kufferath, and also owes a lot to her high-school teacher, Robert Naściszewski. Kaja lives in Brussels and plays on a
Carlo Antonio Tanegia violin. It is kindly loaned to her by Helen Brunner, to whom Kaja was for several years interpreter and assistant during her
classes at the yearly Zenon Brzewski International Music Courses in Łańcut (Poland).
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