Joanna Kaczorowska, internationally acclaimed for her virtuosity and impeccable artistry, has performed as a soloist and in combination with today’s leading artists including Yo-Yo Ma, Itzhak Perlman, and the Emerson String Quartet. She has performed in every major concert hall, both in the US and abroad including Carnegie Hall, Suntory Hall in Tokyo, Beethoven’s Haus, and at many music festivals including Aspen and Tanglewood. Aside from winning numerous prizes at various competitions, Dr. Kaczorowska is also a distinguished judge and guest artist and has conducted master classes at many competitions and festivals including Carnegie Hall Professional Training Workshops and the Liszt-Garrison Festival and Competition. Recently honored by Stony Brook University with the inaugural 40 Under Forty Alumni Award, Kaczorowska has spoken not only of the classical music world and its current role in society, but has presented talks about personal growth, mentorship, inspiration, and achievement. She inspired audiences at a TEDxSBU conference on the topic of mentorship. A published journalist and art critic as well as the founder and Artistic Director of New York Chamber Musicians, she is also a violin professor at Stony Brook University.