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Paulina Mikolajczyk (Cello, Gheychak) Profile

Orchestral bookings (since joining Morgensterns in October 2016)

  • Chamber Orchestras: London Arte Chamber Orchestra.

Paulina's orchestral work also includes

Freelance

  • Light of Music Symphony Orchestra, 2016
  • London Arte Chamber Orchestra (Principle cellist, 2013 - current)
  • London Arte Chamber Orchestra (tour in China 2014/2015)
  • London Metropolitan Orchestra, 2016
  • London Soloists Chamber Orchestra, 2015/2016
  • London Symphony Orchestra (Trafalgar Square, conducted by Valery Gergiev, 2013)
  • Melos Sinfonia, 2016
  • Orpheus Sinfonia, 2015

Training Orchestras

  • Guildhall Symphony Orchestra (conducted by Gianandrea Noseda) 2010 - 2014
  • The Purcell School Sinfonia and The Purcell Symphony Orchestra (Principle cello)
  • The Purcell School Sinfonia and The Purcell Symphony Orchestra (conducted by Sir Simon Rattle and John Rutter, 2006 2010)
  • University of Reading Orchestra (2008, Freelance Cellist)
  • Watford Youth Orchestra 2004 2005

As an Orchestral Musician Paulina has performed with The London Symphony Orchestra, The London Metropolitan Orchestra, The Light of Music Symphony Orchestra, London Soloists, Orpheus Sinfonia, Melos Sinfonia and is now a member of The London Arte Chamber Orchestra with whom she travelled on tour in China in the years 2014 & 2015.

Paulina is also a busy session musician and media composer. In 2015 she won a songwriting competition at SoundShoots and collaborated with DJ and Producer Refracture, followed by a release of her winning track through his record label called Perfecto Records. She has written and recorded with producer Guy Chambers, with whom she also performed on numerous occasions at his monthly music shows in London, Floripa as well as assisting him in recording and music production in Sleeper Sound Studios. Paulina also assisted the producer Tom Gibson at Tonmeister Studios.

As a freelance cellist Paulina is passionate about music for media. She actively performs in TV commercials, films and studio recordings. Her most recent experiences include a recording and live music for Burberry Fashion Week, TV commercial for Sainsbury's with director Ringan Ledwidge from Rattling Stick, with live music to film at a Promax event held at BFI London, a PC advert with Raphael Ravenscroft, a Carling commercial for BBC with composer Ross Power, films such as Cinderella (Disney), Sorapol with Stephen Fry, Il Maestro, Act/Or, The Celebration with David Cohen and studio recordings at Sleeper Sound Studios with producer Guy Chambers.

Paulina also performs as a solo, chamber and orchestral musician. Her most significant performances include a number of chamber music concerts at Wigmore Hall, a solo concert at Royal Festival Hall and orchestra concerts at Queen Elizabeth Hall, Barbican Hall, Royal Festival Hall, Cadogan Hall and The Windsor Castle with Valery Gergiev, Simon Rattle, Gianandrea Noseda and John Rutter.

Paulina is also a member of a chamber group called Prima Strings, with whom she actively performs in high class events such as corporate business and private parties, weddings, cruise ships and dinner shows all around UK and Europe. Her most recent performances include a performance in Montpellier, France with the collective Hight on Heels and a dinner show called "The Bright Nights" in Mallorca, Spain. Paulina currently manages a collective group of musicians to deliver high - class performances for a music agency named Earcandy.

Apart from the cello Paulina is very passionate about playing the Ghaychak. At the beginning of 2016 she performed her first set of Persian music with The Light of Music Symphony Orchestra in Cadogan Hall. In May 2016 she performed with The Sornai Ensemble in a Persian concert held at the Ismaili Centre in London. She has also composed a film music score called "Connection Road" for solo Gheychak and string orchestra.

Between 2013 - 2015 Paulina taught the cello at the Tippet Music Centre, six primary schools as a member of The Lambeth Music Service, London Russian Music School, London Arts Academy as well as teaching film music every year since 2010 at The Purcell School of Music as part of Sound and Music Summer School. Paulina continues to teach cello, film music, piano and music theory privately.

Paulina began her music career with piano lessons at the age of five. In 1998 she passed an audition to the Piotr Swierc Music School in Poland where she took up the cello. In 2003 she was invited to a student exchange in Musikhochschule in Köln, Germany.

She continued her studies at the Purcell School of Music in London with a full scholarship from the Music and Dance scheme.

In November 2005 she was awarded the title of The Young Musician of The Year in Hertfordshire, England.

Throughout her studies Paulina had won a number of competitions in Poland and UK, including a Wigmore Hall chamber music competition two years in a row in 2008 and 2009.

In January 2007 Paulina took part in a Maggini Quartet Chamber Music Course. She also attended Cadenza Music Course and Tata International Music Course in Hungary, where she performed in churches and the Tata Castle as a chamber musician.

Paulina is a graduate of The Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

EDUCATION

Graduate studiesGuildhall School of Music and Drama (2010 - 2014)

Schools attendedPurcell School (2004 - 2010)

Prizes and Awards

  • Young Musician of the Year in Hertfordshire (2005 & 2006, winner)
  • Poland and Germany (Cologne) and UK (2000 - 2006, winner of variousmusic competitions)
  • Three Rivers competition (2007)
  • SoundShoots songwriting competition (2014, winner)

TeachersPierre Doumenge

Also lessons with: Pal Banda, Mark Bethel, Karoly Botvay, Alexander Boyarski, Naomi Butterworth, Michal Kaznowski, Stanislaw Stankiewicz

Paulina joined Morgensterns in October 2016

Paulina's web profile was last updated 18th Mar 2017

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Paulina Mikolajczyk (Cello, Gheychak) Profile

Paulina began her music career with piano lessons at the age of five. In 1998 she passed an audition to the Piotr Swierc Music School in Poland where she took up the cello. In 2003 she was invited to a student exchange in Musikhochschule in Köln, Germany.

She continued her studies at the Purcell School of Music in London with a full scholarship from the Music and Dance scheme.

In November 2005 she was awarded the title of The Young Musician of The Year in Hertfordshire, England.

Throughout her studies Paulina had won a number of competitions in Poland and UK, including a Wigmore Hall chamber music competition two years in a row in 2008 and 2009.

In January 2007 Paulina took part in a Maggini Quartet Chamber Music Course. She also attended Cadenza Music Course and Tata International Music Course in Hungary, where she performed in churches and the Tata Castle as a chamber musician.

Paulina is now a graduate of The Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

Paulina is a session musician and media composer. In 2015 she won a songwriting competition at SoundShoots and collaborated with DJ and Producer Refracture, followed by a release of her winning track through his record label called Perfecto Records. She has written and recorded with producer Guy Chambers, with whom she also performed on numerous occasions at his monthly music shows in London, Floripa as well as assisting him in recording and music production in Sleeper Sound Studios. Paulina also assisted the producer Tom Gibson at Tonmeister Studios.

As a freelance cellist Paulina is passionate about music for media. She actively performs in TV commercials, films and studio recordings. Her most recent experiences include a recording and live music for Burberry Fashion Week, TV commercial for Sainsbury's with director Ringan Ledwidge from Rattling Stick, with live music to film at a Promax event held at BFI London, a PC advert with Raphael Ravenscroft, a Carling commercial for BBC with composer Ross Power, films such as Cinderella (Disney), Sorapol with Stephen Fry, Il Maestro, Act/Or, The Celebration with David Cohen and studio recordings at Sleeper Sound Studios with producer Guy Chambers.

Paulina also performs as a solo, chamber and orchestral musician. Her most significant performances include a number of chamber music concerts at Wigmore Hall, a solo concert at Royal Festival Hall and orchestra concerts at Queen Elizabeth Hall, Barbican Hall, Royal Festival Hall, Cadogan Hall and The Windsor Castle with Valery Gergiev, Simon Rattle, Gianandrea Noseda and John Rutter.

As an Orchestral Musician she has performed with The London Symphony Orchestra, The London Metropolitan Orchestra, The Light of Music Symphony Orchestra, London Soloists, Orpheus Sinfonia, Melos Sinfonia and is now a member of The London Arte Chamber Orchestra with whom she travelled on tour in China in the years 2014 & 2015.

Paulina is also a member of a chamber group called Prima Strings, with whom she actively performs in high class events such as corporate business and private parties, weddings, cruise ships and dinner shows all around UK and Europe. Her most recent performances include a performance in Montpellier, France with the collective Hight on Heels and a dinner show called "The Bright Nights" in Mallorca, Spain. Paulina currently manages a collective group of musicians to deliver high - class performances for a music agency named Earcandy.

Apart from the cello Paulina is very passionate about playing the Ghaychak. At the beginning of 2016 she performed her first set of Persian music with The Light of Music Symphony Orchestra in Cadogan Hall. In May 2016 she performed with The Sornai Ensemble in a Persian concert held at the Ismaili Centre in London. She has also composed a film music score called "Connection Road" for solo Gheychak and string orchestra.

Between 2013 - 2015 Paulina taught the cello at the Tippet Music Centre, six primary schools as a member of The Lambeth Music Service, London Russian Music School, London Arts Academy as well as teaching film music every year since 2010 at The Purcell School of Music as part of Sound and Music Summer School. Paulina continues to teach cello, film music, piano and music theory privately.

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Paulina Mikolajczyk (Cello, Gheychak) Profile

Education/Outreach experience

Paulina has taken part in a number of outreach programmes in Wales, Norfolk and Hertfordshire teaching music as well as entertaining children and youth in both primary and secondary schools in 2009

Teaching experience

  • Cello teacher at Lambeth Music Service, teaching in 5 primary schools and Michael Tippett Music Centre (2013 - current)
  • Cello Teacher at London Arts Academy, teaching individuals privately (2013 - current)
  • 'Sound and Music' music Summer School at the Purcell School, film music teacher and musician, working alongside youth (2010 - current)
  • Primary school (Maria Sklodowska Curie school in Poland), teaching class music, 2002
  • Taking workshops in various primary and secondary schools in Cornwall and Hertfordshire as an outreach member 2009

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If you require musicians for a concert, recital or to enhance an event,
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