About the Founder
Mgr. IZABELLA DARSKA – HAVASI
Piano artist and teacher, magister of arts (I.J. Paderewski Academy of Music – Poznań (PL),
Dalcroze-eurhytmics teacher, répetiteur.
Award of the Ministry of Culture (Budapest, HU) - diploma for her pedagogical achievements - 1982,
Awarded the Knight's Cross of the Order of Merit "For Service to Poland" - 2004,
Award of the Minister of Culture and National Cultural Heritage, Bogdan Zdrojewski (Warsaw, PL)
diploma for her activity in honour of the Chopin Year - 2011.
Z. Dunin-Michałowska, I. Kurpisz-Stefanowa, A. Drzewiecki,
postgraduate studies: György Ferenczy (1974 – 1983).
L. Naumov, T. Nikolaeva, K. Máthé, L. Rév, J.M. Senderovich.
piano and piano improvisation teacher:
Poznań (PL): State Secondary Music School
piano teacher and correpetitor:
Budapest (HU): Hungarian Dance Academy and Pedagogue Further Training Course,
Kodály Zoltán Hungarian Choir School,
Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music,
Szent István Király Secondary Music School
piano accompanist, music assistant, lecturer of music theory:
Institution of Folk Culture,
TIT - Association for Scientyfic Knowledge Dissemination (Budapest)
Jury member at national and international piano competitions at home and abroad,
lecturer on Chopin-themed theory and practice courses,
head teacher of piano courses at home and abroad,
head teacher of courses on piano theory, methodology and practice-teaching
within this - since 1995 - at the Bolyai Summer Academy (Odorheiu Secuiesc, RO)
Founder and professional leader of the György Ferenczy Foundation (2002),
since 2009 a member of the International Federation of Chopin Societies (IFCS),
organizer of national and international Chopin piano competitions, concerts, courses
and other Chopin connected events.
in Poland, Hungary, Austria, Switzerland, Romania,
in the former German Democratic Republic and Soviet Union.