has been composing, playing piano & singing forever.
Since I found that piano at the community centre in my village when I was 6 years old, I knew what I was going to do for the rest of my life and which direction I was heading:Music is my life.”
Luiza graduated from the Music School of Singers in Poznan, making a huge impression on the Lublin music scene, fronting the all-female band, Matka(Mother)as lead vocalist, pianist and composer.
She also handed big breaks to her fellow up-and-coming artists on her own radio show,Your Demo, on Lublin student radio 'Centrum'. She then took her musical mission even further to Japan where she lived, performed and composed for 2 years.
Ever keen to share her talent and expertise with others in the music industry, Luiza has collaborated as composer and lyricist with some of Poland’s best loved artists, including Michał Wisniewski and Ewelina Flinta. For the last one she have written a song "Zaluje"(I Regret) that soon became the biggest hit of 2003 in Poland!
In 2005 Luiza also worked with alternative-rock band, Telewizor, co-producing their album, composing an writing most of their songs-Sowy i Cymy (Owls and Moths), which enjoyed massive critical acclaim from the music press. This opened the doors to Luiza composing for TV and movie soundtracks, most notably Magda M (extremely popular Polish serial), where her song Plyne, Gine (Swimming, Drowning) was enjoyed by hudge viewing audiences.
In 2007 Luiza was a finalist in the prestigious Vena International Music Festival , with her song Where Have You Been she have reached third place! This song soon featured on the 2007 album Ja To Ja (I Am Me), a fantastic feminine album, exuding the warmth of Luiza’s voice and the tranquility of her keyboard. The 11 tracks on the album represent a unique life journey, with its many wonders and turns. Just like most of Luiza’s songs, the material on Ja To Ja is as heartfelt and personal as it can get.
After the critical success of Ja To Ja ,Luiza lived, composed and performed in Warsaw, where she studied Art Rehabilitation at Warsaw University for three years.
In 2008 Luiza has moved to the UK where she is currently living, composing and collaborating with other singers and songwriters.
In 2010 very famous Polish singer Urszula has released successful the album "DZIS JUZ WIEM"(TODAY I KNOW) which contained Luiza's lyrics of song "Kayla"
In 2011 Luiza has written two songs for Polish artist 'KIELICH' which released his album 'Dziecko Sczescia' (Lucky Baby). Her credits -'Gdy nie Widzisz'(When You Don't See), she also sung this song on this compilation.Another one 'Gdy Rozum Spi'(When Mind Sleeps) was recorded by well-none Polish artist Ania Rusowicz.
In October 2012 she has released her last EP album called 'LOOKING FOR SOUND' which she have recorded with Grammy nominated Andy Bradfield and Avril Mackintosh, who worked with world famous artists such as Everything But the Girl, Tori Amos, Alanis Morissette, Tom Jones and Susan Boyle.
Luiza has been living in the UK for over 6 years and currently,she is based in Wiltshire, where she has her own recording studio,working on her new songs and collaborating with many other artists and songwriters.
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