11月23日11:00，我院将在教学楼364会堂举行著名钢琴家Katarzyna Popowa-Zydroń教授大师班。Katarzyna Popowa-Zydroń教授将带来一场高质量课程，为我院学生传授演奏技巧与教育理念，传递她对音乐的热爱。
著名钢琴家Katarzyna Popowa-Zydroń教授是第十七届华沙肖邦国际钢琴比赛评委会主席、波兰比得哥熙菲利克斯·诺沃维伊斯基音乐学院钢琴教授。Katarzyna Popowa-Zydroń毕业于格但斯克国立音乐学院，后参加过多个国际钢琴比赛，包括1975年第9届国际肖邦钢琴比赛（获最高荣誉奖）、1975年意大利车尔尼国际钢琴大赛、1978年慕尼黑国际钢琴大赛等。目前，她在波兰比得哥熙国立音乐学院任教，并被波兰乃至世界音乐界和教育界亲切地称为“神话般的钢琴教育家”。2004年，波兰总统授予Katarzyna Popowa-Zydroń教授公爵奖章。2005年，波兰全国教育委员会授予其“凯莱弦乐”奖牌和波兰复兴十字勋章的至高荣誉。
Katarzyna Popowa-Zydroń is an internationally acclaimed Polish pianist. She was among the finalists and prize-winners of some prestigious national and international competitions, namely the 9th Chopin Competition in Warsaw, ARD Munich 1977.
Popowa-Zydroń is a professor at the Feliks Nowowiejski Academy of Music in Bydgoszcz, where for a number of years she was also head of the piano department. She frequently gives master classes and conducts seminars for piano teachers at home and abroad. She has frequently been on juries, judging national and international competitions. She is a member of the Chopin Institute's Programme Board, the president of the I. J. Paderewski Music Society in Bydgoszcz, and the organizer of the Paderewski International Piano Competition.
She is a regular performer in Poland and abroad. Her repertoire includes compositions from the Baroque to the present day, with particular emphasis on the works of Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Schumann, Chopin, Debussy, Bartok, and others. She is known for premiering Polish modern music. She has also performed as a chamber musician with renowned soloists and ensembles. Her concerts and recordings for Accord Musidisc, CD Accord, Art Records, and Fryderyk Chopin Institute have been enthusiastically received by critics and audiences.
Her students have won awards in numerous competitions, and are busy performing. Some of them are successful teachers. Among her former pupils are Krzysztof Herdzin, Rafal Blechacz, Jakub Kuszlik, Szymon Nehring, Pawel Wakarecy, Katarzyna Borek, Radoslaw Kurek, Michio Nishihara Toro, Michal Szymanowski and others.
For her artistic and pedagogical achievements, Popowa-Zydroń has received a number of awards, including those of national significance.