Critics refer to Atma Trio as "excellent musicians who truly know the art of performing chamber music". The trio performs regularly in the United States and Poland (where it often breaks audience attendance records during their concerts), and  in Germany, Lithuania, Sweden, Italy  and China. Atma Trio performed at several prestigious festivals, such as International Festival "Chopin and Friends" in New York City, in Music!Gettysburg series, the “Days of Karol Szymanowski’s Music” in Zakopane, “Chopinesque Confrontations” in Antonin, “International Festival of Organ and Chamber Music” in Slupsk, Mozart Festival in Poznan, International Wieniawski Festival in Szczawno-Zdroj, Chanterelle Festival in Goluchow,  "American Tribute to Chopin" at Baltimore, at International Karol Szymanowski Festival in Beijing, on invitations from organizations such as the Chopin Foundation of the United States (Florida), Kosciuszko Foundation, Hoffman Association, Apollo Music Foundation, Society of Chinese-Polish Friendship and many others.

Members of the ensemble are: Slawomir Dobrzanski piano, associate professor of piano and piano literature at Kansas State University, Blanka Bednarz – violin, associate professor of violin and viola and at Dickinson College and Cheung Chau – cello, assistant professor of cello and director of symphony and chamber orchestras at Utah Valley University and director of Sinfonietta Polonia in Poznan, Poland

Atma Trio was founded in 2002. Inspired by the music of Karol Szymanowski and enchanted with Szymanowski's favorite dwelling, Villa Atma in the Tatra Mountain resort town of Zakopane in Poland, the artists chose the Sanskrit word "atman" (soul) for their ensemble. Szymanowski's only piano trio did not survive the composer's scrutiny. Yet the members of Atma Trio often perform his works for solo piano, violin and piano or transcriptions for cello and piano, as well as his violin concertos. The Trio's programs are usually diverse, featuring not only trios, but solos, duos, and larger works in collaboration with guest performers, Bednarz at times exchanging her violin for viola.

Atma Trio has collaborated with such artists as violinists Adrian Levine, Mark Ptashne, Natalia Walewska and Kin Chau, violists Timothy Deighton, Marcin Murawski and Lukasz Lisowski, pianists Jennifer Blyth, Teres Löf, Karla Qualls, Martin Hellstrom,  Joanna Michna, Rafal Lewandowski, clarinetists Linda Cionitti and Fan Lei, members of the Mendelssohn Piano Trio and Hölderlin Quartet.  The trio performed in Miami, FL for the Chopin Foundation, at Kansas State University, at Warsaw, Wrocław, Gdańsk, at  Germany, in Music At First Series in PA and with the Connecticut Virtuosi in Beethoven’s Triple Concerto, in Savannah, GA, at Grace Cathedral in Topeka, KS, at Wichita State University, at Beijing and  Zionjiang in China. Atma Trio also released a CD on the leading Polish label Acte Préalable (APO172) with trios by Mendelssohn and Ravel.


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