Jadwiga Pomorski

  • Instrument: Second Violin
  • Member Since: 1991

Jadwiga Pomorski was born in Poland and began playing the violin at age 6.   She obtained a Master in Music Performance degree at the University of Music, Katowice, Poland studying with renowned violin professor Stanislaw Lewandowski.  

She went on to play with the Lublin Philharmonic orchestra and soon became concertmaster of the orchestra.  She taught violin at a secondary music school and at Marie Sklodowska Curie University in Lublin, Poland.  The university orchestra, of which she was leader, went on concert tours throughout Europe to Germany, Belgium, Holland, Switzerland and Italy. 

Jadwiga came to Canada and completed an Honour Specialist degree in teaching at the University of Toronto.  She taught strings at Laura Secord Secondary School in St. Catharines for 23 years.  She also taught strings as part of the Niagara Elementary Schools Instrumental Music Program.  Since 1991 she is a Niagara Symphony violin player.  She frequently performs solo music and chamber music in the Niagara Region.  She also plays with her husband who is a musician and organist, and with her son who is a cellist. Currently Jadwiga is enjoying retirement from secondary school teaching but still teaches in local private music schools.