Biography

The Polish violist Marta Potulska has performed concerts all over Europe, North America and Asia. She is very active as a chamber musician and has collaborated together with prominent musicians such as Markus Schirmer, Elena Denisova, Kerstin Feltz, Teresa Turner Jones, Rudolf Leopold. Since 2012, she is an active member of the Viennese chamber music group “Atout”, and has toured major concert halls throughout Europe, including the Musikverein in Vienna, Austria. Since 2004, she has also performed regularly with the Vienna Volksoper Symphony Orchestra.

Marta Potulska is a laureate of several international competitions including first prizes at the Johannes Brahms Competition in Austria (2007) and at the International Bled Competition and Festival in Slovenia (2011), as well as second prize at the Michał Spisak International Viola Competition in Poland. She is also the recipient of a special award at the Lionel Tertis International Viola Competition on the Isle of Man, UK.

Performing frequently as a soloist in various cities throughout her native Poland. She is also an active participant in many international music festivals such as the Park City Music Festival, in Las Vegas, USA, International Music Festival in Goslar, Germany, St. Gallen Festival in Styria, Austria, Amici della Musica in Udine, Italy, the International Suzuki Institute in Salt Lake City, USA, Strings Only in Zadar, Croatia, Osor Music Evenings Festival in Osor, Croatia, the International Music Interpretation Festival (ZAS) in Zakopane, Poland and the Festival Art Ptuj in Slovenia.

Since 2012, Marta Potulska has been working as a teaching assistant of Professor Matthias Maurer of the University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz, Austria, where she finished her studies. During her studies, she also worked together with violinist Barbara Gorzynska, violinist Robert Szreder from Maastricht University, as well as Johannes Meissl and Peter Matzka from the University of Music in Vienna, Austria.

She started taking violin lessons at the age of six in her hometown of Łódź, Poland. There she also worked very closely with the Wienawski String Orchestra enabling concerts opportunities all around Europe and the United States.