Agata Igras-Sawicka, flute

  • Agata Igras-Sawicka, flute

Agata Igras – Sawicka graduated from the F.Chopin Music Academy in Warsaw where she studied in the flute class of prof. E. Dastych – Szwarc. Postgraduate studies in the Royal Conservatory in the Hague, the Netherlands in the flute class of prof. Rien de Reede and Thies Roorda.

She is the prize winner of numerous solo and chamber music competitions. For many years she was a scholar of Minister of Culture and Art.

She worked with world renowned flutists like Julius Baker, William Bennett, Robert Aitken, Jean-Claude Gerard, Emmanuel Pahud, Carlos Brueel, Patricia Morris and Robert Dick.

She collaborated as orchestra musician and soloists with the top Polish orchestras e.g. Polish Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra, Polish Radio Orchestra, Wratislavia Orchestra, Concerto Avenna and Sinfonia Varsovia, where she held the Principal Flutist position for numerous years.

She has made numerous radio, TV and theatre music recordings.

She performs both as soloist and chamber musician in Poland and abroad and she is an active flute teacher.