Beata Stanowska has extensive experience as a performer and music teacher. She gained her qualifications in the Lyceum of Music in Warsaw, Poland and completed her Master of Arts study in the class of Professor T.Kochanski, in the Academy of Music in Gdansk Faculty of Instrumental Studies, where she held a concertmaster position with the Symphonic Orchestra. She was awarded a distinction in the National Childrens Violin Competition in Lancut (Poland). Beata became a principal violinist with both the State Opera and Philharmonic Orchestra and Baltic Chamber Orchestra, with which she toured extensively throughout Europe, including France, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium and Spain.
Currently, she holds a concertmaster position in Sydney Contemporary Orchestra, leads a string quartet (Strings Attached), works as a recording musician (soundtracks for Water Diviner and movies by Pixar) while continuing teaching from Balmain and Castle Hill. Beata specialises in preparing her students for AMEB exams in subjects of violin, piano and musicianship. She also provides a piano accompaniment for exams and HSC performances.