Katharina Paslawski

Born in Poland, she realizes her studies of violoncello in Germany with teachers Gustav Rivinius and David Grigorian, out-standing pupil of Mstislav Rostropovich, obtaining the Artistic Top degree and
Konzertexam postdegree. To the same time, she studied chamber music with members of the famous string quartet "Amadeus". She was rewarded in several contests of young soloists in Poland, Germany and in Austria.

She has been part of numerous master classes with the teachers Daniel Shafran, Martin Lovett, Anner Bijlsma, Siegfried Palm, Gustav Rivinius, as also of international cours of chamber music with the teachers Walter Levin (La Salle Quartet), Thomas Kakuska (Alban Berg Quartet), Eduard Brunner, Rolf-Dieter Arens and with Pelegrini Quartet.

She performed as soloist together with several orchestras, among others the Symphonic Orchestra of Chile, Hannover's Chamber Orchestra, International Orchestra of Musical Weeks in Hundisburg.
She has offered concerts in different concert halls of Poland, Germany, Spain, Belgium, Holland and Chile.

She participated as soloist and chamber musician in several international Festivals: Holland Music Sessions, Jeunesses Musicales, Beethoven-Festival, Bach-Festival, EuroSilesia Music Festival in Poland, Flandern Festival in Belgium, Mozart-Festival in Wiesbaden/Germany, Festival of Contemporary Music of Saar/Germany.

At the moment been in Chile, she is professor of Violoncello in the Conservatory of Music of the University Mayor in Santiago of Chile and first solista Cello of the Filarmonica Orchestra of Santiago of Chile. More information in www.municipal.cl y www.conservatorio.cl.

© Katharina Paslawski, 2006