Anna Ignatowicz-Glinska (Poland)
Polish composer was born in Warsaw.
She is a graduate of the Frederic Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw (Frederic Chopin University of Music), where she studied composition in the class of Włodzimierz Kotoński.
She has been a recipient of many prestigious awards, such as:
- I Critics Jury Award at the Young Composers’ Forum in Cracow (for “Loss of Memory” for multipercussion solo and tape, 1994);
- Distinction and Audience Prize at the 6th International Composition Competition in St. Petersburg, Russia (for “Sinfonietta per Orchestra”, 2012);
- Second Prize at the 6th international Composers Competition “Mikołów’s Music Days” (for “De Profundis” for bass-baritone and organ, 2013).
Anna Ignatowicz-Glińska was bestowed with prestigious scholarships from the Polish Society of Authors and Composers “ZAiKS” (1999, 2001) and The Ministry of Culture and National Heritage (2008, 2010).
Her compositions are being performed all over the world in the concerts, festivals and musical competitions, they’re published by Norsk Musikforlag (Norway) and PWM Edition (Poland).
Currently Anna Ignatowicz-Glinska is an Adjunct Professor in her “alma mater”, the Frederic Chopin University of Music (UMFC), in Warsaw, Poland, where she teaches Instrumentation, Composition and Score reading. In 2016 she was elected Vice-Dean of the Department of Choir Conducting, Music Education, Church Music, Rhythmics and Dance.