She graduated from the Fryderyk Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw where she studied the flute in Professor Elżbieta Gajewska-Gadzina’s class. She was awarded a scholarship by the Polish government to continue her studies of the flute at the Royal Conservatory in Brussels with Professor Marc Grauwels and Professor Georg Dumortier. She co-operated for many years with many Warsaw theatres (e.g., “Stara Prochownia”, “Dramatyczny”, “Pracownia Teatr” and “Scena Prezentacje”).
She has been a member of the Teatr Niewielki group since 1990 and has many performances in her repertory which have attracted considerable interest.
She has performed as a soloist with orchestras in Poland (Koszalin, Zielona Góra, Płock etc.) and abroad (Bulgaria, France, Belgium).
Chamber musician. Teacher at the University of Music and different levels of music schooling. 2004–2008 Vice-dean of the Department of Music Education at the Fryderyk Chopin Academy of Music.
Senior Lecturer Katarzyna Dudek-Kostrzewa is currently the head of Pedagogical Course.