Dr hab. Urszula Janik
Master of flute
Associate Dean of the UMCF Instrumental Faculty. She graduated from the Academy of Music in Łódź. She perfected her skills in the Paris Conservatoire, also taking part in the master classes in Nice, Bayreuth and Duszniki. She made her debut at the National Philharmonic, playing the solo part of flute of the Sinfonia Concertante of Andrzej Panufnik. In 2002 she became the first flutist and soloist of Sinfonia Varsovia. She cooperated among others, with: M. Argerich, Y. Menuhin, Ch. Dutoit, J. Galway, I. Grafenauer, L. Hager, A. Marion, A.-S. Mutter, K. Penderecki, J.-P. Rampal, M. Rostropovich.
Since 2002 she has been leading flute class at the Grażyna and Kiejstut Bacewicz Academy of Music in Łódź. She is also a lecturer during many flute courses and workshops and is a jury member of national competitions and flute auditions. In 2010, she was invited to the 8th International Flute Festival in Slovenia, where she performed and conducted flute workshops side by side such flute music stars as Prof. Peter-Lukas Graf and Emmanuel Pahud.