A native of Poland, Elzbieta Brandys began her musical training at the age of ten. After graduating from Music Lyceum in Tarnow, Poland she had an opportunity to continue her musical education in the United States. In 2003 Ms. Brandys received her Bachelor of Music Degree from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX where she studied flute with Jean Larson. Upon completion of her Bachelor Degree she moved to Boston and completed her Graduate Performance Diploma (2005) and Master of Music (2007) at The Boston Conservatory where she studies with Marianne Gedigian and Linda Toote. At present Ms. Brandys is a Doctoral candidate in Flute Performance at Boston University, College of Fine Arts School of Music.
Ms. Brandys has been awarded numerous scholarships including the Presidential Award (2004) and Marillyn Zacharis Scholarship (2005) from The Boston Conservatory. With Three Colors Trio ensemble, Elzbieta was a first prize winner in the CMFoNE International Chamber Music Ensemble Competition and performed in Carnegie Hall in May, 2005. In May 2006, Elbieta was a Semi-Finalist at Myrna W. Brown Artist Competition, Texas Flute Society in Denton, Texas.
Elzbieta was awarded with 2008 Emerging Artist Award by The Saint Botolph Club Foundation. In 2009 the Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Music awarded Elzbieta for her outstanding achievement in Woodwind Performance. While finishing DMA at Boston University Ms. Brandys appears as a soloist giving solo and chamber recitals throughout the United States and Europe.