About

Ewelina Grygier  fot. Sebastian Stasiuk

 

EWELINA GRYGIER plays the wooden traverso flute. With musical roots in traditional and world music she journeys with her melodies across diverse styles.

Ewelina plays in groups of many traditions and genres: Polish-Austrian ethnojazz sextet Danar, Warsaw Gamelan Group (Music of central Java), Macalla Trio, The Tone Nation Band (Traditional Irish Music) and the Duo Grygier/Biela (Breton music). In years 2014-2015 she was part of Halina Mlynkova’s pop-folk band (a renowed Polish pop singer).

Ewelina also performs contemporary music. She took part in the Polish premiere of „Gending Bonang” by Michael Asmar (during 57. „Warsaw Autum” Festival), cooperated with Jerzy Fryderyk Wojciechowski, Marcin Zieliński and others.

 

STODOŁA HALINA Duo Grygier/Biela Warsaw Gamelan Group

 

A seasoned player, with countless concerts behind her, Ewelina is well familiar to international stages – apart from Poland, she has performed in Austria, Netherlands, France, Germany and Sweden.

An experienced tutor, known for her flute and whistle lesson she gives, for a few years now she runs flute and tin whistle workshops during Trad Music Workshop in Lockenhaus, Austria.

 


Ewelina graduated in Musicology, and Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology; she studyed in the University of Poznań (UAM), the University of Warsaw (UW) and the University of Vienna (UV). Currently, as a PhD student of Musicology at the Institute of Art in the Polish Academy of Science, she conducts researches on the topic of music in public spaces.

When it comes to sharing her knowledge, Ewelina regularly publishes in Ruch Muzyczny – an acclaimed Polish music newspaper. In Folk MagazineGadki z Chatkishe runs her own column “EtnoLecture”. She cooperates with the Phonographic Collection of The Institute of Art where she works on digitalising old recordings of Polish traditional music.

 

 

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