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Weronika Kłosiewicz-Paine

is a harpsichordist and organist, musically active throughout Europe and Australia.

Her recent achievements include successes on music competitions such as the Johann-Sebastian-Bach Competition in Leipzig 2018 (semifinalist), Harpsichord Competition Wanda Landowska in Memoriam 2019 (diploma of distinction), V Rome International Music Competition 2018 (1st prize), ENKOR International Music Competition – Chamber Music 2018 (2nd prize), ON STAGE International Classical Music Competition 2018 (finalist), Broadwood Horniman Harpsichord Competition in London, England 2015 (3rd prize), National Harpsichord Competition „Wanda Landowska” in Gdańsk-Wrzeszcz, Poland 2010 (1st prize).

Weronika is an artistic scholarship holder of various foundations from Switzerland, Poland, and France. In 2017 she co-founded an ensemble for early and newest harpsichord music, the Double Basiliensis Harpsichord Duo.

Weronika has recently performed in numerous venues of Switzerland, Poland, Germany, France, Italy, the United Kingdom, and Australia.

In summer 2019 she graduated from the Master’s Degree at the prestigious Schola Cantorum Basiliensis in Switzerland, where she studied harpsichord and organ with prof. Andrea Marcon and prof. Tobias Lindner respectively. Currently Weronika is studying harpsichord pedagogy with prof. Jörg-Andreas Bötticher and organ performance with prof. Wolfgang Zerer at the same institution, as well as harpsichord with Christophe Rousset privately.

Weronika has also refined her skills during masterclasses with renowned virtuosos and pedagogues, such as Skip Sempe (USA, France), Andreas Steier (Germany), Jean-Marc Aymes (France), Nicholas Parle (Australia, Germany), Menno van Delft (the Netherlands), Mitzi Meyerson (Germany), Jermaine Sprosse (Germany).

In May 2017, Weronika was appointed as the main organist in the Catholic parish in Wauwil, Lucerne.  In summer 2019 her position was expanded to include the neighbouring parish in Schötz, where she is also a conductor of the Choir of St. Maurice.