Native of Poland, violinist Aniela Pienkos grew up in an artistic family with both parents being professional musicians therefore she was introduced into the musical environment since early age. Aniela received Masters of Music Degree in Violin Performance from Fryderyk Chopin Music Academy in Warsaw, Poland. She is a recipient of two-year International Scholarship at University of South Florida where she also served and taught as a graduate teacher’s assistant. She has attended many solo and chamber music festivals both in Europe and America during which she studied with world renowned artists including Emerson, Mendelssohn, Camerata String Quartets, Steven Clapp (Juilliard School of Music), Carol Rodland (Juilliard School of Music), Robert Szreder (Conservatorium Maastricht, Netherlands) and Daniel Stabrawa – the Concertmaster of Berlin Philharmonic. Aniela has a broad international experience and performed with several symphony and chamber orchestras. She held a full time-tenured violinist positions in Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra, Southwest Florida Symphony Orchestra and Opera Tampa – performing opera productions under the direction of legendary Maestro Anton Coppola. She has performed regularly with The Florida Orchestra, Ballet Orlando, and for two seasons with Italian chamber orchestra Camerata Ducale, Torino, Italy.
Dedicated and passionate about both orchestra and chamber music, she enjoys performing and collaborating with Tucson Symphony Orchestra and several chamber groups ensembles and orchestras in the Southwest.