Compositrice • Musicologue

Composer, lecturer, ethnomusicologist, improviser, graduated from the Department of Composition, Conducting, and Music Theory at the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice and Institute of Musicology in University in Warsaw, with specialization- Ethnomusicology. Aleksandra Bilińska has worked as a lecturer in the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw and the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice, Poland. As a theorist and performer, she has taken part in many international and national conferences and conducted many workshops focussing on contemporary music and piano improvisation. As a composer, Bilińska has won prizes at the prestigious competitions and the turning point of her compositional career was the production in 2003 of P®uder-ja for the famous Polish Dance Theatre in Poznań in co-operation with the distinguished dancer and choreographer, Andrzej Morawiec. Since then, she has created electronic music for many choreographers and dance theatres in Poland and abroad. Her compositions have been performed in many countries. She is an author of books and articles about contemporary music. She is working as a producer with the International Festival of Contemporary Music “Warsaw Autumn”.