... born in Warsaw, performed extensively through Poland, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Russia, Spain, Italy and Germany. She received her musical training at the Music Academy in Warsaw and at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow where she studied with Prof. Victor Merzhanov.
Barbara Szcepanska is professor for piano since 1989 at the Robert Schumann Hochschule in Düsseldorf, where she also was Vice-Rector in the period from 1999 to 2008.
She has trained many successful pianists who have achieved several prizes in national and international competitions.
Since 2008, she is director of "Schumann Junior", the center for especially gifted young pianists of the Robert Schumann Hochschule in Düsseldorf, Germany.