Marta Grzywacz

Marta Grzywacz (1980) — mezzo

Improviser (voice, piano, movement). Graduate and a lecturer at Fryderyk Chopin University of Music. She perfected her performance and creative skills under the guidance of i.a. Szábolcs Esztény and Teresa Manasterska (improvisation, piano), at Anto Petts piano improvisation class and Anne Lis-Poll vocal improvisation class in Estonia as well as at the Jaques-Dalcroz Institute in Geneva. She won the 2nd Prize and the title of Instant Composer at the Transatlantic Festival for improvising composers in Poznań (2012). Since 2013 she is a member of Hashtag Ensemble, with which she recorded two albums „Visegrad Songs” (2015, Requiem Records) and  „Witkacy” (2018). She recorded an album “Shahmat” with Tadeusz Sudnik and Andrzej Rejman in 2014 and she appeared as an improvising pianist and vocalist on The Intuition Orchestra’s “Case of surprise” album in 2015. In 2017 she co-created and performed  a piece by Wojciech Błażejczyk “Wytrącone z równowagi”. In the same year she performed together with double-bassist Joëlle Léandr during Ad Libitum festival. She participated in Abner Preis performative project “Duch drzew”. She sung vocal parts in the works of i.a. George Crumb, Ryszard Borkowski, Alejandro Iglesias Rossi, Wojciech Błażejczyk, Dariusz Przybylski, Agnieszka Stulgińska, Ignacy Zalewski. She performed at Warsaw Music Encounters, Musica Electronica Nova festival, Warsaw Autumn and Nowe Epifanie Festival.