Beata Golec

Beata Golec

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Beata E. Golec is an intensely expressive artist whose striking personality immediately engages the listener’s attention and imagination. Her piano playing is captivating and poetic; her interpretations are clever, creative, and enlightening.

Biography

Beata E. Golec is a Polish-born concert pianist and composer. Her striking personality immediately engages the listener’s attention and imagination. Her piano playing is captivating and poetic; her interpretations are clever, creative, and enlightening. Vitality, freshness, youthful energy and joy of playing, combined with sophistication, are the hallmarks of Beata’s pianistic style.

Beata’s first compositions were written at age 13, but the official recognition for her as a composer came three years later- in 1997, when she received an award for “Fantazja Polska” for piano and cello at the “Patri Patriae” All-Polish Composers Competition for a piece dedicated to Pope John Paul II. “Fantazja Polska” premiered at Ars Cameralis Silesiae Superioris Festival in 1997 (Katowice, Poland). The score of the piece is currently kept in Vatican.

Beata completed her undergraduate education in Poland. Since 2003 she has been studying at Eastman School of Music on a full- tuition scholarship and received a MM degree in piano performance in 2005. She is currently a doctoral candidate in piano performance at Eastman School under Professor Rebecca Penneys.
Several of Beata's compositions have been launched at Women in Music Festival in Rochester, NY (2005, 2006, 2007).
In October 2006- April 2007 Beata has been chosen the Artist of the Month by the directors of the Bradshaw and Buono International Piano Competition (Beata has been the first prize winner of this competition twice- in 2005 and 2006 and received the second prize in 2007).

Beata’s newest CD album consisting of compositions by J. L. Zaimont, A. Part, W. A. Mozart and B. Golec was released on October 5th, 2007.

Beata is an active performer. Her concert schedule consists of more than 40 concerts annually. Beata debuted at Carnegie Hall in May 2005 and was invited to perform there again in 2006. Her concert schedule can be found at www.beatagolec.us
Besides performing and composing Beata is keen on modeling and acting. More of her images can be seen at her website (www.beatagolec.us)

Discography

“Beata E. Golec- pianist and composer”, CD, released in October 2007.

Set List

Recitals are usually 50-60 minutes long. They consist of a variety of styles from Baroque to modern.