A dynamic flutist and entrepreneur, Antonina Styczeń has appeared in unlikely spaces as a concerto soloist and created large-scale, crowd-sourced projects, with an emphasis on performances that include improvisation, electronics, deejay, her own compositions, and works by female composers. Ms. Styczeń is a winner of the 2018 Astral Artists National Auditions, a First Prize and special prize winner for the Best Performance of a New Work at the National Flute Association Young Artist Competition, a two time Second Prize and William H. Grass Memorial Prize winner at The James Pappoutsakis Memorial Flute Competition winner, and Third Prize winner in the Mid-South Flute Society Young Artist Competition. Her debut album was nominated for the International Classical Music Award and the Prize of German Critics. She is a four-time recipient of the prize for extraordinary artistic achievements from the Polish Ministry of Culture & National Heritage. Recently, Ms. Styczeń has initiated the Sunbeam Project, devoted to commissioning and recording new works created in COVID conditions, including outdoor performances for limited and distanced audiences. She studied at Warsaw’s Fryderyk Chopin University of Music, Madrid’s Reina Sofía College of Music, and the Boston Conservatory at Berklee.