CLARK — The Polish Cultural Foundation will host an evening of music on Friday, Oct. 18, at 8 p.m. in the Grand Hall. The Foundation is located at 177 Broadway, Clark. The piano recital will feature performing artist, Malgorzata Goroszewska, in a rare appearance at the Foundation.
Goroszewska is currently pursuing a Master’s of Music under Professor Joseph Kalichstein at The Juilliard School (New York). A Polish native, she grew up with affinity for the Polish composer Fredric Chopin. In 2010 she was honored by the Polish Institute in Vienna for her interpretations of Chopin’s music and was awarded the Warsaw City Scholarship of John Paul II. Last year, she toured with the international orchestra “I, Culture Orchestra”, an ongoing project to bring Eastern and Western Europe together through music.
Goroszewska was born in 1988 in Bialystok (Poland), where she later started her music education. In her teenage years she participated in numerous music competitions as a soloist, chamber musician, collaborative pianist, theorist and composer in Poland and abroad. She received three artistic scholarships in 2007: the Otwarta Filharmonia Agrafki Muzycznej, the Podlaskie Marshal’s Scholarship and the Morningside Music Bridge –scholarship from Mount Royal College in Calgary.
At 19, the pianist began her undergraduate studies at the F. Chopin University of Music in Warsaw (Poland), as a student of Edward Wolanin piano class. She continued her education at UMFC in Warsaw and also at the Hochschule fur Musik, Theater und Medien Hanover (Germany) on “the Erasmus” scholarship in 2011, cooperating with pianists Christopher Oakden and Bernd Goetzke.
Goroszewska has taken part in numerous festivals and Master classes in Poland as well in Canada, Austria, and Germany. She has worked with numerous of the most renowned artists and professors of our time.
Ticket will be sold at the door. Adults are $10 and children under 12 are free. For further information, call the foundation’s office at 732-382-7197 or visit www.pcfnj.org.
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