Born: July 23, 1984
Bogna Kicińska - jazz vocalist, composer, educator and violinist was born in 1984 in small town Krasnystaw in Poland. As a jazz vocalist, she is a graduate of the Aaron Copland School of Music in New York, the Karol Szymanowski School of Music in Katowice (Poland) and the Henryk Majewski Jazz Training College in Warsaw (Poland). She also has formal undergraduate qualifications in violin from her time in Poland. She is a past prize-winner of many competitions including the following: International Festival of Traditional Jazz – Old Jazz Meeting “Gold Grater” (Ilawa, Poland/ 2011), International Jazz Competition for Singing Musicians “Voicingers” ( Zory, Poland/ 2009) “Hope of Warsaw” (2007)...
“Bogna Kicinska (…) is a real discovery, she is a vocalist with wide range of voice, singing with great feeling and improvising using scat techniques without any restraint”. Pawel Brodowski, “Jazz Forum”