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Dr. Anna Bard-Schwarz, violinist

3708 Dunlavy Road, Denton, TX, 76210, USA, tel. (785) 312-4253

www.aniabardschwarz.com

Dr. Anna Bard-Schwarz VITA: pdf

Principal Teachers and Schools

2009—2014 Julia Bushkova, University of North Texas, Doctor of Musical Arts, in Violin Performance, minor in Ethnomusicology

2007 Emanuel Borok, University of North Texas

2006 Cynthia Roberts, Baroque violin, University of North Texas

2004 Ilan Gronich, Germany, private study

2004 Ora Shiran, Israel, Jerusalem Academy of Music Summer Festival

1999—2010 Roman Totenberg, Boston, and Poland, private study

1997—1999 Eric Rosenblith, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, M.M. in violin performance

1992—1997 Ben Sayevich, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas B.M. in violin performance

1990—1992 Wojciech Gielnik, Henryk Wieniawski Secondary Music School for Talented Youth, Poznań, Poland

1989 Robert Szreder, Maastricht Conservatory of Music, Maastricht, Holland

1987—1989 Stanislaw Lewandowski, Poland, private study 1981–1989 Primary and Secondary Music Schools, Poznań, Poland

Recitals

2018 Guest artist recital, Poznań, Poland

2018 Texas Woman's University, Faculty recital

2013 University of North Texas, doctoral lecture recital

2012 University of North Texas, guest performances

2010, 2011 International Music Festival, Positano, Italy, solo, violin/piano, violin duo

2010 University of North Texas, doctoral recital

2009 tour of 14 recitals, Finland, Israel, USA, violin/piano

2008 Hungarian Embassy; Foundation for Orphaned Children, Santiago, Chile, solo

2007—2008 University of North Texas, doctoral recitals

2007 Kinsale Arts Festival; Boyle Arts Festival, Ireland, violin/piano 2006 University of North Texas, guest visiting artist recital

2005 Felicja Blumenthal Music Center (Chaim Bialik Gallery), Tel Aviv, Israel

2001—2005 Violin/piano recitals, sponsored by Business Professional Women's Club, Poznań, Poland

2001 National Arts Museum, Poznań, Poland, violin/piano

2000 Zakopane Art Academy (Atma: Karol Szymanowski's house), Zakopane, Poland, violin/piano

1999—2000 25 Violin/piano recitals: Massachusetts, New York, North Carolina, Florida as the Gregor Piatigorsky Foundation Competition winner

1999—2000 New England Conservatory, Boston, MA, violin/piano

1991 Polish Cultural Institute, Stockholm, Sweden, violin/piano, violin duo

1991 Sommerakademie, Austria, solo and violin/piano

1989 Concertgebouw, Mirror Hall, Amsterdam, Holland, violin duo

1988 's—Hertogenbosch, Holland, violin duo, violin/piano

Chamber Music

2018 Guest artist, concert and recording: "Looking Back: Retrospective Works of the Early 20th Century", University of North Texas

2018 Guest artist, Saxophone Trio, "Trio Lyrique" by Ida Gotkovsky, University of North Texas

2017 Texas Camerata, Dallas-FortWorth Metroplex Paris, France, www.latoisondart.com

2016 Texas Camerata, Paris, France, www.latoisondart.com

2015 Vietnamese American Muisc Festival, Hanoi, Vietnam Autmn Melody Music Festival, Hochiminh City, Vietnam

2012 University of North Texas, guest appearances

2010, 2011 International Music Festival, Positano, Italy, www.icmcfestival.com

2008 Elara Ensemble, Finland, sponsored by the Sibelius Foundation

2007—2008 University of North Texas, graduate string quartet

2005 Jerusalem Kaprizma Ensemble, Tel Aviv, Israel

2004 Camerata Stuttgart, Germany, Greece, Italy,

2002—2003 Camerata Stuttgart, Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Holland; Megaron Hall, Athens, Greece, concertmaster, assistant concertmaster

2001—2002 Internationale Bachakademie Stuttgart Festivalensemble, Germany,

2001 Kneisel Hall, Maine, String Quartet, piano trio

2001 Master classes with Paul Gulda, Graz, Austria, violin/piano

1998—1999 International Musical Arts Institute, Fryeburg, Maine, string quartet, piano

1997—1998 Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, string quartet

1993—1997 Yellow Barn Music Festival, Vermont, string quartet, piano quartet

1992—1997 University of Kansas Camerata, Lawrence, Kansas, string ensembles 1991 Internationale Sommerakademie Prague-Vienna-Budapest, Semmering, Austria, violin duo

1987—1991 International Festival of Musical Interpretation, Lancut, Poland, violin duo

Coaches

Colin Carr, Ronald Copes (Juilliard Quartet), James Dunham (Cleveland Quartet), Marc Destrube (concertmaster, Orchestra of the 18th Century), Michael Frischenschlager, Ilan Gronich, Paul Gulda, Emmanuel Hurwitz, John Heiss, Mark Kopytman, Eric Rosenblith, Ben Sayevich, Vaclav Snitil, Ora Shiran, Robert Szreder, Roman Totenberg, Irma Valecillo, Christopher Wellington, Patricia Zander Co-performers Toby Appel, Christina Day-Martinson, Emanuel and Pascale Feldman, John Gibbons, Andrew Goodridge, Melanie Hadley-Lina, Ariel Halevy, Steven Harlos, Adrian Levine, Doris Stevenson

Soloist with Orchestra

2017 Guest Artist, J. S.Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 2, University of North Texas

2015, 2016 Carlos Gardel/ John Williams, Tango, "Por Una Cabeza" Irving

2011 A. Vivaldi, "Winter" Irving Symphony Orchestra, Texas

2006 A. Vivaldi, Concerto in F-major on Baroque violin, University of North Texas

1999 J. S. Bach, Double Violin Concerto in d-minor with violinist Christina Day, harpsichordist John Gibbons and Bach Ensemble of the New England Conservatory, Jordan Hall, Boston

1996 A. Vivaldi, "Winter", University of Kansas Symphony Orchestra

1994 V. Williams, "Serenade to Music", Kansas City Chorale

1989 C. Saint-Saens, Violin Concerto in b-minor, Eindhoven Philharmonic, Holland

1986 H. Wieniawski, from Polish Folk Dances "Obertas", Great Poland Symphony Orchestra, Poland

Member of Orchestras

2010—present Concertmaster, Dallas/FortWorth metroplex, Plano Symphony Orchestra

2010—present Concertmaster, Dallas/FortWorth metroplex, Irving Symphony Orchestra

2014—present Second Violin Principal, Texas Camerata (Baroque Ensemble)

2010—2016 Associate Musician, The Dallas Opera

2008 Concertmaster, Orquesta Filarmonica de Teatro Municipal de Santiago, Chile

2006—2010 Associate Concertmaster and Second Violin Principal: Dallas Chamber Orchetsra Plano Symphony Orchestra Irving Symphony Orchestras San Angelo Symphony Abilene Philharmonic Wichita Falls Symphony Orchestra

2006—2010 Baroque Orchestra of New Spain, Dallas, Texas

2002—2006 Internationale Bachakademie Stuttgart, Bach-Collegium, Germany, tutti 2002–2003 Sinfonietta Cracovia, Krakow, Poland, tutti

2001—2002 Internationale Bachakademie Stuttgart Festivalensem

2002—2005 Polish Chamber Philharmonic, Gdansk, Poland, tutti 1999–2000 Lyric Opera of Kansas City, Kansas, concertmaster 1998–1999 Boston Modern Orchestra Project, tutti

1998 New England Conservatory Honors Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra, associate concertmaster, principal second violin

1997 New England Conservatory Symphony Orchestra, tutti

1993–1997 University of Kansas Symphony Orchestra, concertmaster Kansas City Chamber Orchestra, tutti

Conductors

Ivan Anguelov, John Axelrod, Niksa Bareza, Sergio Comissiona, Giselle Ben-Dor, Hector Guzman, Graeme Jenkins, Kurt Levine, Donald Palma, Krzysztof Penderecki, Wojciech Rajski, Helmuth Rilling, Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, Emmanuel Villaume, Antoni Wit, Ben Zander

Recordings

2010-present Plano Symphony Orchestra and Irving Symphony Orchestra, live recordings featuring concertmaster solos, available on U-Tube

2008 Elara Ensemble, CD/DVD, live recording, Rock Church, Helsinki, Finland

2005 Violin Miniatures, CD by Business Professional Women, Poznań, Poland

2004 Haendel’s Oreste, premier CD, Camerata Stuttgart, Giorgos Petros

2002 Mendelssohn’s Elias, Radio-Television Stuttgart, Internationale Bachakademie Stuttgart, Helmuth Rilling, conductor

1998 NLP-22692 CD, Hidden Reflections, Chamber Works by Lior Navok, String Quartet #1 (1997) Voices from India

1998 Boston Modern Orchestra Project CD

Nimbus Records CD, Fern Hill, American Choral Music, Kansas City Chorale, Charles Bruffy, conductor

1988 Concertgebouw, Mirror Hall, Amsterdam, Holland, live broadcast recording for Radio NOS, Wieniawski’s Caprice No.1 for two violins

Scholarships and Awards

2009—2011 Assistantship and Fellowship, University of North Texas, College of Music, Denton, Texas

2006—2008 Music Scholarships, University of North Texas, College of Music, Denton, Texas

2006—2007 Outstanding Achievements Award, University of North Texas, Denton

2007 Sponsorship by Polish Embassy and Polish Cultural Institute for travel to perform at Music Festivals in Ireland

2007 Pi Kappa Lambda National Honors Society, lifetime membership

2005 Sponsorship by the Polish Cultural Institute for travel to perform in Israel 2004 Jerusalem Academy of Music International Institute for Strings, full scholarship

2001—2002 Festivalensemble of the Internationale Bachakademie Stuttgart, full scholarship

2001 Kneisel Hall Music Festival, full scholarship

1999 Gregor Piatigorsky Foundation Competition, winner, 25 recitals: Massachusetts, New York, North Carolina, Florida

1998 New England Conservatory Beneficent Society Scholarship

1997 New England Conservatory, full scholarship for Master of Music degree

1997 Golden Key National Honors Society, lifetime membership

1992—1997 University of Kansas, full scholarship

1997 Yellow Barn Music Festival, Vermont, full scholarship

1995 Young Artists Competition, Denver, Colorado, distinction 1993-1995 Yellow Barn Music Festival, Vermont, full scholarship

1991 Internationale Sommerakademie Prague-Vienna-Budapest, Semmering, Austria, full scholarship

1989 Conservatory of Music, Maastricht, Holland, full scholarship

1986 ,87, 88 Polish Young Violinists Competitions, Poland, distinctions

Pedagogy

2014—present private studio

2013—present String Coach, Dallas Asian American Youth Orchestra 2012-present Texas Woman's University, Adjunct Faculty of Violin

2010—present Dallas Strings, violin faculty, Allen, Texas

2006—2007 University of North Texas, teaching fellow to professor Julia Bushkova 1999-2000 Private studio, fifteen students, Kansas City

1997—1999 Violin faculty, Greater Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra, Boston Community and Outreach Activities

2016—present member of: Global Music Project, Global Citizen, Musicians without Borders, Let Girls Learn, Playing for Peace

2010—present Educational Concerts for Plano Symphony and Irving Symphony, Texas

2010—present Patron outreach for Plano Symphony Orchestra and Irving Symphony 2006-2009 Volunteering outreach recitals at churches: Poland, USA; Carmelite Monastery, Israel; Adoption Agency, Chile; intended to share and spread music to larger population

2004—present Henryk Wieniawski Music Society, Poznań, Poland, member www.wieniawski.info.poznan.pl

2002—2005 American Computer School for Children and Youth FUTUREKIDS Poland, public relations, translator, www.futurekins.poznan.pl

1999—2000 Gregor Piatigorsky Foundation Competition winner, 25 recitals with prologues in retirement centers and primary schools throughout Massachusetts, North Carolina, Florida

1997—1999 Administrative assistant to the String Department, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston

January 2018