Oliwia Walczak was born in 2007 in Poznan. Between 2014 and 2020, she learned the violin with Jana Szkalski MA at the Karol Szymanowski State Primary Music School in Kolo.

She presently attends the Jadwiga Kaliszewska Secondary Music School in Poznan, where her teachers are Prof. Marcin Baranowski and his assistant, Joanna Kreft MA.

She was awarded prizes in numerous music competitions, such as:

  • 1st Prize at the 7th Competition for Music Schools “Young Violinist”, Leszno 2016
  • 3rd Prize at the 8th Violin Meetings “Polish Miniature”, Wloclawek 2017
  • 1st Prize at the 1st All-Polish Competition “Talents of the Violin”, Poznan 2017
  • 1st Prize at the 8th Competition for Music Schools “Young Violinist”, Leszno 2018
  • 1st Prize at the 2nd All-Polish Competition “Talents of the Violin”, Poznan 2018
  • 2nd Prize at the 5th All-Polish Violin Competition, Torun 2019
  • 2nd Prize at the 3rd All-Polish Competition “Talents of the Violin”, Poznan 2019
  • 2nd Prize at the 18th International Violin Competition “Yanko the Musician”, Sochaczew (Poland) 2019
  • Honourable mention at the 5th International Competition for Young Violinists “I will be a Virtuoso”, Krakow 2019
  • 1st Prize at the International Music Competition, Belgrade (Serbia) 2020
  • Laureate of National Competition at the FORTE Festival, Poland 2020
  • 3rd Prize  All – Polish National Violin Meetings Plock Poland 2021
  • Laureate of National Competition at the FORTE Festival, Poland 2021
  • Laureate of National Competition at  Barok Style Festival, Poland 2021
  • Distinction International String Instrument Competition Elblag, Poland 2021
  • 1st Prize at Europe Open Music Competition, 2021
  • 3 rd Prize at All-Polish Violin Competition „Jak Wieniawski” in Lublin, Poland 2021