Lidia Bajkowska is a Polish bestseller writer / children novelist, pianist, music educator, author of a unique music method.
In 1981 she completed doctoral studies at the Faculty of Composition, Conducting and Music Theory at The Frederic Chopin Music University in Warsaw. During her studies she opened the first “musical zero-level class” – a yearly preliminary music program for children, which has been popular in Poland until today for last 35 years (run by music schools and music universities / academies in the whole country).
Her book “The Fairlytale About Song and notes” became one of the biggest bestsellers in the latest history of Poland (similar to the popularity of “Harry Potter”). This book is based on Bajkowska Method, that’s why children learn music notation even by themselves – just after reading it. Music teachers in many music schools, primary schools and kindergartens still use this book (or its story) in their daily activities.
Lidia Bajkowska received awards from the Ministry of Culture and the Ministry of National Education in Poland.
She wrote also few other educational books about music (for older children). One of them “The Abduction of a Princess Music Note” was made into a tv movie by Polish National Television (TVP).