INSTRUMENT
VIOLIN

Lidia Jewloszewicz-Clarke began playing violin at the age of seven in the National Music School in Koszalin in Poland. Lidia has distinguished herself in many national and international competitions and prizes, both as a soloist and chamber musician. She has also been awarded a number of scholarships and awards, including Scholarship of President of University of Music in Luzern in Switzerland in 2003 and Artistic Scholarship of the President of Gdańsk for Special Achievements in Music and Culture in 2004.

In the same year Lidia was awarded the Gdansk Mozart Prize, which led to several performances as a soloist of Mozart’s violin Concerto in G major. After moving to Ireland, in 2013 she won the Hibernian Orchestra Concerto Competition which led to her first performance as a soloist in Ireland with Prokofiev Violin Concerto No. 2.

She regularly performs as a principal player with Irish orchestras and groups that include Camerata Ireland, Irish National Opera, Wexford Opera Orchestra, RTÉ NSO, RTÉ CO, Musici Ireland and Crash Ensemble. As a soloist and member of various groups she toured in Asia and most of European countries- at many venues, which included: NCPAC Beijing, NCPA Mumbai, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Royal Albert Hall, Royal Festival Hall, Royal Opera de Versailles, St Martin-in-the-Fields, St. John’s Smith Square and many others.

Lidia has a keen interest in contemporary music and has led the Irish premiere of Dubliners by Andrew Synnott in 2017.

In 2005 she graduated with distinction from the S. Moniuszko Academy of Music in Gdansk in the class of Prof. Pawlak. She then moved to London, where she furthered her education at the Royal Academy of Music, where she studied under Prof. Remus Azoitei and graduated with MA in performance and LRAM teaching diploma. She participated in masterclasses with Tasmin Little, Sebastian Hamann, Aleksandar Pavlovic, Konstantin Weitz, Edward Zienkowski, Tomotada Soh, Wanda Wilkomirska, Krzysztof Wegrzyn, Jadwiga Kaliszewska and Bartosz Bryla.