Praised for her virtuosity and versatility, violist Katarzyna Bryla-Weiss was born into a family of musicians and has gone on to earn more than two dozen prizes and awards in the United States, France and her native Poland. Bryla regularly works with orchestras, in chamber groups, and as a soloist in a flourishing career that has already taken her across three continents.
Katarzyna is currently a member of New York City Ballet and Orchestra of St. Luke’s, and regularly appears with the New York City Opera. She was a soloist with the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra in their tour of China in 2010, and was soloist for the noted Maazel/Vilar Conducting Competition in 2001.
Katarzyna Bryla has performed in numerous renowned music festivals including the Classical Tahoe, the Napa Valley Music Festival, Music@Menlo, the Cactus Pear Music Festival in San Antonio, TX, Bach Dancing and Dynamite in Madison, WI, the Singapore Sun Music Festival, the Las Palmas Music Festival in Grand Canary Island, Spain.
Her teachers include Christian Tetzlaff, Bartosz Bryla, David Cerutti, Jadwiga Kaliszewska, Hongang Li and Herbert Greenberg .