World Classical Music Awards 2022 Grand Prize Winner
Marta Lis is a violinist born in Leszno, Poland. Now she is a student of the Academy of Music in Bydgoszcz in the violin class of prof. M. Baranowski and MA J. Kreft. She is the winner of first prizes at the most important violin competitions in Poland (the A. Januszajtis Violin Competition in Gdańsk or the S. Serwaczyński Competition for Young Violinists in Lublin), winner of almost 40 national and international music contests. She conducts active concert life performing as a soloist and chamber musician during important Polish festivals and other non-academic projects.
Marta has performed in many illustrious venues, including Royal Castle in Warsaw, NOSPR in Katowice, the Krzysztof Penderecki European Music Center in Lusławice, Łazienki Królewskie in Warsaw, the Lower Silesian Philharmonic in Jelenia Góra, the Zielona Góra Philharmonic and the University Hall in Poznań. She participated in the European Chamber Music Academy and workshops with the authorities of the music community, such as: C. Brown, A. Gębski, M. Vaiman, B. Nizioł, X. Wang, M. Urbaniak-Lisik, A. Bielov, E. Sinaisky, Z. Pilch, A. Tait, H. Kraggerud, P. Fischer, D. Grant, P. Prause, J. Talich, D. Stabrawa.
A result of the violinist's artistic achievements are numerous scholarships she has received, including: Award of the City of Poznań, Scholarship of the President of Leszno, Scholarship of the Center for Artistic Education, Rector of the Academy of Music in Poznań, Rector of the Academy of Music in Bydgoszcz, the National Children's Fund. Currently, Marta Lis plays an Italian instrument from the 18th century, from the collection of the Association of Polish Artist Violin Makers as well as modern instrument built by W. Topa in 2013.