Maria Krajewska is a Polish organist based in Austria. She is currently a Senior Artist at The Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Graz, where she additionally holds the position of vice-dean of the Institute of Church Music and Organ.

Krajewska graduated from the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw in Prof. Magdalena Czajka’s organ class and from the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Graz in Prof. Gunther Rost’s organ class. She also had the opportunity to study at the Musikhochschule Lübeck under Prof. Arvid Gast.

Krajewska became proficient in her skills by attending master classes taught by Bernhard Haas, Naji Hakim, Michael Radulescu, Daniel Roth, Andreas Rothkopf, Martin Sander, Jean-Claude Zehnder, and others.

Krajewska interests, in addition to her active concert activity, are versatile across related areas. Eager to share her knowledge and experience to introduce the next generation to the world of organ music, she leads an extensive educational course dedicated to young people at all stages of their musical development. With equal dedication, she teaches children who choose organ as their first musical instrument, as well as students who are developing their own artistic careers.

Part of Krajewska’s work includes creating her own music arrangements. Willing to show the versatility of the organ, her repertoire includes works of classical and popular music, which is unheard of her fellow conservative academics.

Krajewska is the organizer of the annual prestigious Organ Festival in Wolfsberg in Austrian federal state of Carinthia, which has become a notable meeting venue for outstanding artists and connoisseurs of organ and chamber music.


2nd Prize at the 4th Competition of 20th Century Polish Organ Music in Legnica, Main Prize at the 5th Competition of 20th and 21st Century Music for Young Performers, 3rd Prize at the 16th International Competition for Young Organists in Opava (Czech Republic), 2nd Prize at the 1st Academic Organ Competition “Romuald Sroczynski in memoriam” in Poznan, 2nd Prize and Special Prize for the best performance of Sonata by J. J.Fux at the International Organ Competition “Johann Joseph Fux und Seine Zeit” in Graz (Austria), 1st Prize at the “Martha Debelli” Organ Competition in Graz.

She received a scholarship of the “Young Poland” Program scholarship (2011). She also received the Kunstuniversität Graz (Würdigungspreis) award for best graduates (2015).