Completed an MMus in performance at the DIT in 2008 in classical accordion. In 2004 obtained a qualification in Teacher Training within music studies and 8 grades in piano performance at the Fr. Chopin Academy of Music, Warsaw. Also, in 2004 I graduated from the Universitas Bialostocensis, Poland with Masters Degree in Russian Philology and Pedagogy summa cum laude.
Currently I teach piano, theory and ear training while preparing students for ABRSM and the RAIM exams while preparing students for Junior and Leaving Certificate Music.
As an accordionist, I work for the RTE Concert Orchestra, performances include Pavarotti’s Irish farewell concert in the Point Theatre, Ute Lemper, Lance Ellington and Gary Williams. Since 2006 I have been working with Irish jazz guitarist Mike Nielsen arranging and performing original music for accordion and guitar. Also, I work with Derby Browne’s chanteuse group performing French and Italian music.
I work as a piano soloist and accompanist in the classical field and other genres including the Great American Songbook, popular songs from musicals, in addition to jazz standards and traditional Irish songs, also, music as therapy in nursing homes.