Linda Jankowska is a versatile violinist specialising in contemporary music.
She is a founding member and executive director of Distractfold Ensemble.
This past concert season she was busy co-curating and co-producing the 2017 Cut and Splice Festival in Manchester.
In recent years she has also worked with Ensemble Interface, collaborated on a number of new music works, recorded for Another Timbre, as well as participated in interdisciplinary projects (New Movement Collective ‘Casting Traces‘, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui ‘Sutra’).
In October 2014 she started working towards a PhD in contemporary music performance at the University of Huddersfield.
Educated in her native Poland with Marcin Baranowski, then later studied with Christoph Poppen in Munich, and Jan Repko in Manchester.
She owes her initiation to contemporary music to the Lucerne Festival Academy, which she attended in 2007-09.