Helena

Data galerii: Nov 19, 2016

Helena

Helena Matuszewska – Bilgoray suka, Turkish rebab, violin: A graduate of UMFC in Warsaw in violin class. She specializes in playing the knee fiddle and the fingernail technique of playing. She is adept at various music genres – from classical to popular or ethno. On a permanent basis she plays with bands: Naneli Lale, Same Suki, InFidelis duo, Nerros Ensamble, Perfect Girls&Friends Orchestra. She is fascinated with Polish folk, Middle East and the rest of the world music. Besides that, she writes poems and song lirycs, creates costumes for theatre pieces and jewellery, paints, dances, read a lot and is a vegetarian. She comes from Polish region Spisz. She is a holder of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage grant. More at:...

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Patrycja

Data galerii: Nov 19, 2016

Patrycja

Patrycja Napierała – bendir, cajon, udu, percussion instruments: Patrycja is a percussionist connected with leading performers of Polish etno scene – Shannon, Kayah & Transoriental Orchestra and Maayan. Genres which Patrycja deals with daily are ethno and folk. In her lifework you can find a range of percussion instruments: a BODHRAN, typical for an Irish culture or the Middle-East related culture – a BENDIR, a DUFF, a DOUMBEK to CAJÓN or Nigerian UDU. Since the end of 2011 she has been an official endorser of Robert Forkner’s bodhrans being the only woman out of two bodhranists of non-Irish origin, who have their own bodhrán signatures. She eagerly shares her passion with others by running workshops for children, teenagers and adults. More at:...

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Magda

Data galerii: Nov 15, 2016

Magda

Magdalena Wieczorek-Duchewicz – vocal: Magdalena completed the vocal department of F. Chopin 2nd Level Music School in Warsaw. She is very comfortable with different music styles. She collaborated with jazz musicians such as Bogdan Hołownia among others, recorded an album with a jazz rock band Le Blue, she sang religious Afro-Cuban music as a lead vocal for Odo Irawo band, started by David Saucedo Valle. Stage song is also within her scope of interest, for performing of which she was recognized at ‘Pamiętajmy o Osieckiej’ (‘Remember Osiecka’) Festival and ‘Mufka’. Her passion for folk music commenced at home where singing folk songs accompanied all family celebrations. Apart from that, Magda is writing song lyrics, is a psychologist, vegetarian and an active member of ecological...

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