Polish pianist born in Koszalin. Bernadetta Raatz started studying piano aged six at "Grażyna Bacewicz" Music Conservatory, where she graduated with maximum scores.
In 2006 Bernadetta Raatz graduated in Gdansk (Poland) at "Stanislaw Moniuszko" High Conservatory with maximum scores as student of professor Katarzyna Popowa - Zydron and professor Bogdan Kulakowski.
At the same time she continued her studies with professor Brenno Ambrosini in Valencia and Castellón (Spain).
She also worked with professors such as Jean Paul Sevilla, Naum Grubert and Joaquín Soriano.
First Prize winner by unanimous vote of the jury at the "Antón García Abril" International Piano Competition in Teruel (Spain) in 2008.
Bernadetta won Second Prizes at International Competitions "Ciutat de Manresa" (Spain, 2007) and "Ciutat de Carlet" (Spain, 2003), where she also got a Prize for the best performance of Spanish Music.
In 2002 she was awarded Second Prize in the "Musical de France" International Piano Competition in Paris.
Prize winner at International Chamber Music Competition in Przemysl (Poland) in 2000.
Bernadetta has performed many solo recitals in Spain, Poland, France and Germany. She has performed concerts as soloist with Koszalin Philharmonic Orchestra, Baltic Philharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonic Orchestra of the University of Valencia.
Raatz has performed in duets with Norwegian tuba soloist Øystein Baadsvik, Russian soprano Liudmila Shikhova, Italian pianist Brenno Ambrosini, Spanish cellist José Enrique Bouché and Polish violinists Agata Maria Raatz and Karolina Michalska. She also collaborates regularly with Dubhe quartet.
Professor of various piano skill development courses in Spain: Valencia University, Ávila Piano Seminar (from 2003 till 2006), "Bell'Arte Piano" in Sigüenza (from 2007), Raatz is tenured professor at the High Conservatory of Salamanca as well as President of Bell'Arte Europa International Cultural Society.