Bio Aleksandra Hałat


Aleksandra Hałat is a graduate from the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice, Poland(2006) in the piano class of Professor Czesław Stańczyk. She also developed her craft during her scholarship, a part of the European Erasmus-Socrates programme, at the University of Music and Dramatic Arts in Graz, Austria. She then continued studying at this university for two years (2005-2007) under Professor Otton Niederdorfer (piano class), Professor Chia Chou (chamber music class) and Professor Stacey Bartsch (piano vocal accompaniment). In 2010 she completed her post-graduate piano chamber music studies at the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice in the class of Professor Maria Szwajger-Kułakowska.

During a number of national and international piano workshops and master classes she got the opportunity to work with such artists as Wojciech Świtała, Ewa Pobłocka, Katarzyna Popowa-Zydroń, Waldemar Wojtal, Wiera Nossina, Julius Drake, Walter Moore, Norman Shetler, Robert Kabara, Barbara Górzyńska, Tomasz Herbut and Chrisoph Wyneken.

She is a double prize winner of the Polish Piano Chamber Music Competition in Torun, Poland. In 2005, while studying at the University in Graz, she obtained a VIP scholarship (Vienna International Pianists). In 2007 she won a scholarship to AIMS - American Institute for Musical Studies. She has performed solo piano and chamber music repertoire both in Poland and abroad, among others in Austria, Turkey, Croatia and the Czech Republic. Since 2009 she has worked as an accompanist at the Vocal and Instrumental Department of the Academy of Music in Katowice.

Since 2012 she has been an assistant at the Art Department at the University of Silesia in Cieszyn, Poland. Since 2013 she has been a PhD student at the Academy of Music in Katowice, Poland.