Joanna Jerchel - cellist, was born on 22 february 1977 in Katowice. She finished Karol Szymanowski Music Academy in Katowice in 2001. She is foundress of A.Quartet. In years 1996-1997 performed with baroque chamber orchestra,played contemporary music with few groups and orchestras, too. Many times participated in international music courses in Łańcut, cello and chamber music competition for young cellists and in 1995 received III prize in chamber music competition with piano trio. In years 2000 - 2001 our cellist played many concerts in Germany, Switzerland, France and Luxemburg with Heidelberger Kammerorchester.