Anna Sowa – born in 1987 in Limanowa (Poland). In 2011 she graduated with distinction from major in eurhythmics at the Academy of Music in Łódź and composition at master studies in prof. Zygmunt Krauze’s composition class (2016). In years 2014 – 2015 she was an Erasmus + student at the Faculty Composition and visualisation prof. Dietrich Hahne Folkwang University of the Arts in Essen (Germany).

She has been presenting her pieces during Musica Moderna Sessions in Łódź on a regular basis for four years. She cooperates with Off Harnam Group and their joint project ”Roots” was presented among others at Harnam’s Anniversary Concert in Łódź and during the Festival Improvisation Contact– ”Fru” in 2012. In November 2012 she took part in the intercollegiate concert of composition students at the Academy of Music in Poznań. She was a co- organiser of The Controlled Festival in Radom held within the project ”Lutosławski – Promesa 2013” and “Kolberg – Promesa 2014” (Projects of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage). In February 2013 she created the piece ”The quintet” deemed to be (recommended) for choreography at the National Competition of Movement Interpretations held during the Third Meetings with Eurhythmics for schools of 2nd degree (Radom). In March 2013 she created the music for the performance ”The Maids” based on Łódź. Her works have been performed: at festival Musica Privata – Łódź (Poland), National Eurhythmics Festival Exchange of ideas - Lusławice (Poland), Woche Neue Musik – Folkwang University of Arts Essen (Germany), The National Competition of Movement Interpretation for children (music for choreography) - Dobczyce (Poland), festival Touch the Theatre - music for the performance Perfosens by Off Harnam Dance Group - Łódź and Warszawa (Poland),C.A.R. contemporary art ruhr , Receiver not found new video/ sound installation, cooperation with Xiaole Zhang, Essen (Germany), “_Like polish sunny day” - project of the "Anomalia" foundation, Baselga di Pine’

( Italy), BÉTON Brut & Bruits Festival – Lass mich heraus! ( made to order Kölner Gesellschaft für Neue Musik), XXV International Festival of Accordion Music

SCHOLARSHIP: 2015 2017 2017 – 2018 KAAD, Bonn ( Germany) Künstlerstadt Kalbe, Kalbe ( Germany) Full Scholarship from the China Government

2011- 2017 she has been working as a teacher at the Music School in Radom. She teached following classes: grand piano, improvisations

2016 - 2017 lecturer (improvisation, contemporary compositional techniques) at The Faculty of Composition, Theory of Music, Conducting, Eurhythmics and Music Education at The Grażyna and Kiejstut Bacewicz Academy of Music in Łódź.