Maria Nowak was born on 18 June 1993 in Drezdenko to a musical family. In 2007 she completed her primary musical education in a State Music School in Strzelce Krajenskie. She took part in the Baroque Music Competition in Gorzow Wielkopolski, winning it three times. Presently she studies with Prof. Marcin Baranowski and his assistant Maxima Sitarz at the Academy of Music in Poznan.
- honourable mention at XII Grazyna Bacewicz All-Poland Competition of String Chamber Ensembles – Lodz 2009 (chamber music class of Jan Romanowski)
- III Prize at the All-Poland Auditions of Chamber Ensembles – Warsaw 2009
- Participant of Master Courses in Zakopane, Kocien Wielki, Niemojow.