Kaja Wlostowska

 

MARIMBIST | PERCUSSIONIST | COMPOSER

 

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Kaja Wlostowska

Kaja Wlostowska was born on 22 Nov. 2000 in Warsaw, Poland and has been playing percussion since the age of seven. Early on she discovered a special passion for marimba.
In 2013 she graduated with distinction from the Warsaw School of Music and continued her musical education in Stuttgart, Germany. During her secondary school years she attended the Gergely Nagy’s percussion class of the Stuttgart Music School. In 2018 she was student of  Marta Klimasara and Jürgen Spitschka at  the Stuttgart Music Academy (HMDK).
In October 2019 she started her studies in Vienna, Austria. Currently she is a student of Nebojša Jovan Živković at the Musik und Kunst Privatuniversität der Stadt Wien (MUK).
In addition to her numerous ensemble and orchestra experiences (e.g. Schlagwerk Wien; Stuttgart Philharmonic Orchestra), she regularly appears on the stage as a soloist (e.g. with Emmanuel Sejourné’s Marimba Concerto at the Ludwigsburg Schlossfestspiele).
In 2018 she celebrated her successful debut as a composer with “Portret”, premiered in the concert hall of the Stuttgart’s Academy of Music. Further works are in progress.
Kaja Wlostowska is a prizewinner of numerous international competitions.

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2019

1st PRIZE AT THE FIDELIO CREATION COMPETITION

On 27th of November I had the opportunity to take part in a very interesting theatrical project which turned out to be very successful!

2019

2nd PRIZE AT ÖJAB-MUSIC COMPETITION

On November, 27th I took part in the ÖJAB – Music Competition. It was a very interesting experience, because it was my first competition, in which I competed not only with other percussionists, but with all instrumentalists.

2018

PREMIERE of my piece “PORTRET”

In November 2018 I had the great pleasure to introduce my first composing – PORTRET.

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2018

2nd PRIZE at the International Competition MARIMBA FESTIVA

I spent a wonderful week in Bamberg at the Marimba Festiva International Competition! I had the opportunity to visit masterclasses and hear concerts of the jury members. And, of course, I participated in the competition and was very happy to be honored with the 2nd prize!

2017

CHING CHENG LIN CONCERTO NO. 1 in Liederhalle, Stuttgart

On December 3th 2017 I had the pleasure to perform the 1. Concerto by Ching Cheng Lin in one of the biggest concert halls in Stuttgart – Mozartsaal in Liederhalle! Almost 1000 people came to celebrate the 20th Jubilee of the Support Association, which provides funds for the Music School in Stuttgart. I am glad I could play on this concert  with the Stuttgart Youth Orchestra!

2019

SOLO CONCERTO for Marimba and Strings by EMMANUEL SEJOURNÉ at the LUDWIGSBURGER SCHLOSSFESTSPIELE FESTIVAL

I am very greatful to have been invited to play at the wonderful concert hall – Forum am Schlossplatz – at the Ludwigsburger Schlossfestspiele Festival in Ludwigsburg, Germany with the high school string orchestra of Eberhard-Ludwigs-Gymnasium. 🙂

Testimonials

What People are Saying

“Kaja Wlostowska plays marimba like a goddes”

Announcement before the Sejourne Solo Marimba Concerto at the Ludwigsburger Schlossfestspiele Festival, 21. May 2019

Thomas Wördehoff, former intendant of Ludwigsburger Schlossfestspiele Festival

“Breathtaking virtuosity, with feline elegance”

Hompage of the

Ludwigsburger Schlossfestspiele Festival

“Outstanding soloist!”

 

Gereon Müller

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CARTE BLANCHE a Agata Zubel

On 11. March 2020 I will play a concert in Gläserner Saal, Musikverein, Vienna with an Ensemble. We will be playing several compositions of Agata Zabel, who is known for her use of techniques that challenge stereotypes in her compositions. Tickets:...

Schlagwerk Wien – Vienna Percussion Ensemble Concert

Schlagwerk Wien – Vienna Percussion Ensemble Concert

On 19. May 2020 Schlagwerk Wien Ensemble will present famous pieces from a.o. A. Hollo, N. J. Zivkovic, etc. The concert will take place at MUK.Theater in MUK (Musik und Kunst Privatuniversität der Stadt Wien). Tickets available at the concert place!

Variante über Beethoven

Variante über Beethoven

On 26. February 2020 I will play a Concert in Gläserner Saal, Musikverein, Vienna with an Ensemble. We will be playing variations of Moonlight Sonata by L. v. Beethoven.

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Phone: +49 176 42615362‬

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