Ilona Kubiaczyk electric organ
Ilona Kubiaczyk-Adler studied at music schools in Poland, on piano since she was 8, and organ since the age of 16. Her passion for music, and organ music especially, took her to various places
in Poland, Europe and two Americas. She received her formal training in two conservatoria: Master of Music diploma from Conservatorium van Amsterdam, The Netherlands, where she studied with Jacques van Oortmerssen; and Master of Arts diploma (summa cum laude) from Academy of Music in ?ód?, Poland, where she studied with Irena Wise?ka-Cie?lar. Ilona also obtained professional diplomas in chamber music and music education. During the years 2004-2008, she worked as a teacher in the Organ, Harpsichord and Early Music department at the Academy of Music in ?ód?. Since January 2010 she has been working towards a Doctoral degree in organ performance with Kimberly Marshall at Arizona State University in the US.
Ilona won first prize in the French music interpretation competition in Warsaw, Poland, and was a finalist in the 11th Organ Competition in Leiden, Holland. She received a scholarship from the Royal College of Organists in 2006 while studying in Cambridge, UK.
Her deep interest in organ music took her to various European countries to study interpretation and improvisation with organists Olivier Latry, Guy Bovet, Ludger Lohmann, Gerhard Gnann, John Scott, Susan Landale, Julian Gembalski, Marek Toporowski, Lorenzo Ghielmi, Peter Planyavsky, Vincent Warnier, Krzysztof Ostrowski, Wolfgang Seifen, Istvan Ella, and Martin Sander.
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