Tatiana Warszynski, a native of Poland and a graduate of the Academy of Music in Gdansk, where she obtained her Master in Music, has been a violinist with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra since 1984. She has participated in many International Summer Master Classes in Poland and has performed with the Von Karajan Chamber Orchestra and the Festival Symphony Orchestra (Berlin, Germany), the Chamber Music Orchestra (Gdansk, Poland), the Gdansk Philharmonic Orchestra (Poland), and the Hamburg Symphony Orchestra (Germany).
Tatiana has been an ardent supporter of Canadian composers, whose works she has commissioned, premiered and performed over the years. She participated in the Edmonton and the Saskatchewan New Music Festivals as well as performed in chamber music and solo recital appearances in Edmonton and around Canada. In years 2007-09 Tatiana served as a concertmaster of the Edmonton Chamber Players, an orchestra that predominantly performed contemporary Canadian music. Tatiana is also a member of the Warszynski Trio, which was founded to commission and play Canadian and international contemporary works. The Warszynski Trio released their first CD “Devil’s Dance” in February 2009.
Mrs. Warszynski is also a founding member of the Mazurka Music and Art – an organization dedicated to the promotion and production of classical music and visual art projects. In December 2012, Tatiana and her son Mikolaj Warszynski performed together as soloists with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra at the Winspear Centre. The concert season 2016/17 included among others -“Polonia Choir and Friends” classical concert, The Wirth Institute Christmas Concerts in Convocation Hall at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, “Lisztomania” fundraising concert for Leukemia Research in Calgary, as well as “Music for Eight Strings and Piano” presented by the Polish Culture Society of Edmonton. Presently Tatiana is serving as Vice President on the Board of the Polish Culture Society of Edmonton.
Tatiana and her husband, Tadeusz, a visual artist and printmaker, have four children and live in Edmonton, Alberta.