About the Founder


      Mgr. IZABELLA DARSKA HAVASI

Piano artist and teacher, magister of arts (I.J. Paderewski Academy of Music – Poznań (PL),
Dalcroze-eurhytmics teacher, répetiteur.

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Award of the Ministry of Culture (Budapest, HU) - diploma for her pedagogical achievements - 1982,
Awarded the Knight\'s Cross of the Order of Merit "For Service to Poland" - 2004,
Award of the Minister of Culture and National Cultural Heritage, Bogdan Zdrojewski (Warsaw, PL)
                diploma for her activity in honour of the Chopin Year - 2011.

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Her teachers:

               Z. Dunin-Michałowska, I. Kurpisz-Stefanowa, A. Drzewiecki, 
               postgraduate studies: György Ferenczy (1974 – 1983).
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Courses:

               Active: L. Naumov, T. Nikolaeva, K. Máthé, L. Rév, J.M. Senderovich,
               Passive: Choong-Mo Kang, Arie Vardi, Ilja Scheps, Boris Petrushansky, Ramzi Yassa, Bernd Goetzke,
                               Tamás Ungár.
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Positions:
piano and piano improvisation teacher:
              Poznań (PL): State Secondary Music School
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piano teacher and correpetitor: 
              Budapest (HU): Hungarian Dance Academy and Pedagogue Further Training Course,
              Kodály Zoltán Hungarian Choir School,
              Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music,
              Szent István Király Secondary Music School
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piano accompanist, music assistant, lecturer of music theory: 
               Institution of Folk Culture,
               TIT - Association for Scientyfic Knowledge Dissemination (Budapest)
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Jury member at national and international piano competitions at home and abroad,
lecturer on Chopin-themed theory and practice courses,
head teacher of piano courses at home and abroad,
head teacher of courses on piano theory, methodology and practice-teaching
              within this - between 1995-2012 - at the Bolyai Summer Academy (Odorheiu Secuiesc, RO)

Founder and professional leader of the György Ferenczy Foundation (2002),
           
since 2009 a member of the International Federation of Chopin Societies (IFCS),
            organizer of national and international Chopin piano competitions, concerts, courses
                             and other Chopin connected events.
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Guest performer:
            in Poland, Hungary, Austria, Switzerland, Romania, Spain, Indonesia,
            in the former German Democratic Republic and Soviet Union.

 

 

 


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