Dr. Joanna Kaczorowska, internationally acclaimed for her virtuosity and artistry, has performed as a soloist and in combination with such artists as Yo-Yo Ma, Itzhak Perlman, and the Emerson String Quartet. She was invited to serve as the first violinist ever of Carnegie Hall’s exclusive ensemble, Ensemble Connect and performed in every major concert hall, including Suntory Hall in Tokyo, Beethoven Haus in Bonn or Aspen and Tanglewood Festivals. Recipient of the inaugural 40 Under Forty Alumni Award from Stony Brook University, Kaczorowska has presented talks about mentorship, personal growth, inspiration, and achievement in many prestigious conferences including Renaissance Weekend and TEDxSBU. She is a professor at SBU and for Carnegie Hall’s Professional Training Workshops, winner of various prizes, distinguished judge, and an avid advocate of bringing music to underserved communities. Together with Carnegie Hall, she co-created a project bringing interactive music concerts to oncology hospitals for children in NYC which culminated with concerts at Carnegie Hall. Kaczorowska single-handedly organized many charity concerts raising funds for victims of natural disasters, autism, and scholarships. She has been featured on PBS, NPR, Strad, NHK, and in multiple award-winning movies.