Mr. Witold Swoboda

Violin, Viola Teacher

SAA Member


Peterborough, ON
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Witold Swoboda was educated at the High Schools of Music in Bielsko-Biala and Cracow, Poland. In 1980 he graduated from the Cracow Academy of Music with a Masters in Violin Performance. A member of the Polish Radio and Television Orchestra, Cracow Philharmonic Orchestra and as violinist and violist with the Ewa Demarczyk Ensemble he has performed in many European countries, Cuba, Mexico and the former U.S.S.R. Since 1981 he has lived with his family in Canada, where he has been a member of the Canadian String Quartet, concermaster of the Sault Symphony, Toronto Sinfonietta, Peterborough Symphony, Etobicoke Symphony and Orchestra da Camera Toronto. He has performed numerous solo and chamber music recitals with his wife, pianist Ewa Swoboda, both in Europe and North America.

His teaching positions (violin &viola) have included Suzuki String School of Guelph, Algoma University, Mohawk College as well as Summer Music Camps and workshops in Canada, United States, England and Poland. Witold is the founder and artistic director of the International Chamber Music Workshop in Pulawy, Poland. He is co-founder of Accademia Musica a very successful Suzuki program in Peterborough, Ontario. He is also a sought after clinician and adjudicator.