Violinist Joanna Trzcionkowska was born in the city of Lublin in Poland. Already at a young age she took part in a number of music competitions in and outside of Poland where she won prestigious awards. She started her studies at the music academy in Warsaw with professor Bakowski and continued at the Glink Conservatory in Novosibirsk with professor Bron.
In Poland Joanna played with the Polish Chamber Orchestra and the National Philharmonic Orchestra in Warsaw. In 1990 she came to the Netherlands where she was second concertmaster in the North Holland Philharmonic Orchestra. Since 1992, Joanna has been affiliated with the Nederlands Philharmonisch Orkest/Nederlands Kamer Orkest.