… just some of the orchestras who have booked Morgensterns clients during the past year.
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Paulina Mikolajczyk (Cello) Profile

Paulina's Orchestral bookings include …

  • Chamber Orchestras: London Arte Chamber Orchestra.
  • Sessions: Guy Chambers, Isobel Griffiths, London Metropolitan Orchestras Ltd.

other items of interest …

Freelance

  • Berlin Symphony Orchestra - Co-Principal (Berlin, China, Taiwan 2017/2018)
  • Light of Music Symphony Orchestra - Co-Principal (London, 2016/17)
  • London Soloists Chamber Orchestra - Co-Principal (London,2015/2016)
  • London Symphony Orchestra - tutti (under Valery Gergiev, London 2013, Open Air Classics)
  • Melos Sinfonia - Co-Principal (London, 2016)
  • New Generation Festival Orchestra - Co-Principal (Florence, 2018)
  • Orpheus Sinfonia - Co-Principal (London, 2015)

Miscellaneous Sessions

  • Act/Or, Short Film (Solo)
  • BBC Food Live Awards
  • BBC Carling TV Commercial (Solo)
  • Disney, Cinderella live screening
  • Il Maestro, Short Film (Solo)
  • Manoto Iranian TV, News Show
  • PC Commercial (Solo)
  • Phantomschmerz Feature Film (Solo) Cinema, DVD, CD release
  • Rattling Stick, Sainsbury's TV Commercial
  • Sorapol Commercial, Thai fashion company (Solo)
  • The Celebration, Short Film (Solo)
  • Volvo & Sky Atlantic/Pulse Films, Human Made Stories, Commercial Series

Training Orchestras

  • Guildhall Symphony Orchestra (conducted by Gianandrea Noseda) 2010 - 2014
  • The Purcell School Sinfonia and The Purcell Symphony Orchestra Principal Cello (conducted by Sir Simon Rattle and John Rutter, 2006 2010)

Paulina enjoys a busy freelance career as a solo, chamber and orchestral musician. Her solo performances include recitals at The Royal Festival Hall and many other prestigious venues across the UK and Europe.

As an Orchestral Player Paulina has worked with orchestras including the LSO under Valery Gergiev, the Berlin Symphony Orchestra (Co-Principal on tours to Berlin, China and Taiwan) and as principal of the London Arte Chamber Orchestra.

An active Chamber Musician, Paulina has performed, with a variety of ensembles, at the Wigmore Hall, Milton Court, The Munich Rathaus, the British Film Institute, Tate Modern, British Museum and elsewhere throughout Europe.

Paulina's Session Work includes bookings for the BBC, Hans Zimmer, Isobel Griffiths, London Metropolitan Orchestra, Guy Chambers and Pulse Films.

Her Solo Recordings have also debuted in cinemas across Germany with the film "Phantomschmerz", recorded in Munich. In 2019 Paulina will appear as soloist in a Royal Ballet advertising campaign, to be broadcast around the UK.

Paulina is a keen Composer. Her debut performance took place in London, 2017, where three of her compositions were performed by a chamber orchestra with Paulina's solo, formed for the Scordatura Concert Series. In 2015 she won a songwriting competition at SoundShoots and collaborated with producer Refracture, with a track released through Perfecto Records. She has written alongside producer Guy Chambers.

Paulina Teaches at the Junior Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, The Purcell School and works as Orchestra Coordinator for Scottish Opera.

EDUCATION

Graduate studies

  • Accademia Chigiana (Italy 2018)
  • Guildhall School of Music (BMus Hons Cello, 2010 - 2014)

Schools attended

  • The Purcell School (2004-2010)
  • Köln Musikhochschule (Erasmus, Germany 2002)

Prizes and Awards

  • Three Rivers competition (2007)
  • SoundShoots songwriting competition (2014, winner)
  • Wigmore Hall, Chamber Music Competition (Purcell School, winner 2008 & 2009)
  • Young Musician of the Year in Hertfordshire (2005 & 2006, winner)

Teachers

Antonio Meneses, Pierre Doumenge, Alexander Boyarsky, Michal Kaznowski, Pal Banda

Music Festivals and Courses

  • New Generation Festival (Italy, 2018)
  • Accademia Chigiana (Italy 2018)
  • Tata International Music Course (Hungary, 2009)
  • Maggini Quartet Music Course (2007/2008)
  • Cadenza Music Course (2006-2009)

Paulina joined Morgensterns in October 2016

Paulina's web profile was last updated 8th Feb 2019

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Paulina Mikolajczyk (Cello) Profile

Paulina enjoys a busy freelance career as a solo, chamber and orchestral musician. Her solo performances include recitals at The Royal Festival Hall and many other prestigious venues across the UK and Europe.

An active Chamber Musician, Paulina has performed, with a variety of ensembles, at the Wigmore Hall, Milton Court, The Munich Rathaus, the British Film Institute, Tate Modern, British Museum and elsewhere throughout Europe.

Her Solo Recordings have also debuted in cinemas across Germany with the film "Phantomschmerz", recorded in Munich. In 2019 Paulina will appear as soloist in a Royal Ballet advertising campaign, to be broadcast around the UK.

Paulina is a keen Composer. Her debut performance took place in London, 2017, where three of her compositions were performed by a chamber orchestra with Paulina's solo, formed for the Scordatura Concert Series. In 2015 she won a songwriting competition at SoundShoots and collaborated with producer Refracture, with a track released through Perfecto Records. She has written alongside producer Guy Chambers.

As an Orchestral Player Paulina has worked with orchestras including the LSO under Valery Gergiev, the Berlin Symphony Orchestra (Co-Principal on tours to Berlin, China and Taiwan) and as principal of the London Arte Chamber Orchestra.

Paulina's Session Sork includes bookings for the BBC, Hans Zimmer, Isobel Griffiths, London Metropolitan Orchestra, Guy Chambers and Pulse Films.

Paulina Teaches at the Junior Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, The Purcell School and works as Orchestra Coordinator for Scottish Opera.

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Paulina Mikolajczyk (Cello) 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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Paulina Mikolajczyk (Cello) Profile

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Paulina Mikolajczyk (Cello) Profile

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