Linda Jankowska

Senior Lecturer: Classical Music, Postgraduate Studies

Biography

Job title: Senior Lecturer: Classical Music, Postgraduate Studies

Courses taught: BA (Hons) Music (Classical) (1:1 and ensemble tutor), MMus Creative Musician (1:1 tutor)

Specialisms: violin, ensemble work, contemporary music performance

Linda Jankowska is a versatile violinist specialising in contemporary music. Educated in her native Poland with Marcin Baranowski, she later studied with Christoph Poppen in Munich, and Jan Repko in Manchester. Linda was a member of Lucerne Festival Academy in 2007-09. In the recent years she has also co-curated and co-produced the 2017 Cut and Splice Festival in Manchester, worked with Frankfurt-based Ensemble Interface, collaborated on a number of new music works, recorded for Another Timbre, as well as participated in interdisciplinary projects (New Movement Collective ‘Casting Traces‘, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui ‘Sutra’).
 
Linda is a founding member of Distractfold Ensemble The group specializes in instrumental, acousmatic, and hybrid music of the 21st century. Distractfold performs worldwide and has worked with composers at Harvard University, Stanford University, Brunel University, University of Huddersfield, Ithaca College (US). It is also the first British ensemble to be awarded the prestigious Kranichstein Price for Interpretation at the International Summer Courses in Darmstadt (2014).  
 
In October 2014 Linda started working towards a PhD in contemporary music performance at the University of Huddersfield.

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