Bio

Ewa Fabiańska-Jelińska

Following graduation with honors from the Paderewski Academy of Music, Poznań, Poland (Prof. Z. Kozub's composition class), in 2014 E. Fabiańska-Jelińska completed postgraduate composition studies at Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Vienna under the guidance of Prof. R. Karger. She achieved her PhD in composition at the Paderewski Academy of Music, Poznań, Poland (2016).

She has been awarded scholarships by the Minister of Culture and National Heritage (2012), the Minister of Science and Higher Education (2013, 2018), the Adam Mickiewicz Institute (Polish Culture Around The World, 2015) as well as by other Polish authorities.

Her works are performed very often in Poland and abroad at Warsaw Autumn and Poznan Musical Spring international festivals of contemporary music, Polish Music Festivals, Probaltica music and art festivals of the Baltic States, and during prestigious cultural events in Austria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Slovenia, Sweden, Ukraine, South Korea and the United States, to name only a few.

The artist has won many national and international competitions for composers, including International Composers Competition at the Oklahoma City University (United States, 2010), the European Young Composers Competition Gramodeska (Prague, 2011), the Ochlewski Nationwide Composition Contest organised by the Polish Music Publishing House (2011, 2015), Marathon V-Festival for young contemporary music (Vienna, 2013), the Mycielski Nationwide Composition Contest staged by the Polish Composers Union (2013, 2014), XIV. International Forum Music of Youth (Kiev, 2016), Special Prize European Piano Bridge during International Composers Competition 'Artistes en Herbe' in Luxembourg (2017), First Accordion Composition Competition FIDELIO in Spain (2017). Ewa Fabiańska-Jelińska’s works are published by The Polish Music Publishing House, DUX, Acte Prélable and Norsk Musikforlag (Norway).

Her compositions have been performed for example by Orchestra of Poznań Philharmonic, Amadeus Polish Radio Chamber Orchestra, Świętokrzyska Philharmonic Orchestra, Toruń Symphony Orchestra, Cappella Gedanensis, Baltic Neopolis Orchestra, contemporary music groups like Sepia Ensemble, TrombQuartet, NeoQuartet and Prague Modern as well as outstanding soloists.

In the artistic season 2014/2015 Ewa Fabiańska-Jelińska was the composer-in-residence of Baltic Neopolis Orchestra (the program organised by the Institute of Music and Dance).

In spring 2016, during the International Music Days in Tongyeong, South Korea, held under the auspices of the International Society for Contemporary Music her piece for brass quintet entitled Three Polish Dances has been performed.

In 2017/2018 Ewa Fabiańska-Jelińska was Composer-in-Residence of the Feliks Nowowiejski Music Sociaty in Poznań and two-time winner of National Program Music of Our Time organized by The Krzysztof Penderecki European Centre for Music.

Ewa Fabiańska-Jelińska coordinates the Poznan Musical Spring international festival of contemporary music and works at the Paderewski Academy of Music (Poznań, Poland). The artist is a member of the Polish Society of Contemporary Music and the Polish Composers Union.