IWONA BODZIAK graduated from Academy of Music and Pedagogical School of Higher Education – both in Kraków (Cracow), Poland. She also completed the third degree of academic studies with specialisation in teaching music.
She is the head teacher of the classical guitar class at Wanda Kossakowa State Music School of 1st and 2nd degree – in Sanok. She is also a lecturer in the Department of Music Education of the Jan Grodek Vocational Academy in Sanok.
She is a consultant of music education of 1st and 2nd degree in the Centre of Artistic Education, an expert of the Ministry of National Education and a jury member of Polish and international guitar competitions. She was a lecturer in the International Classical Guitar Courses held in Szczawne Zdrój, Krzyżowa, Kudowa Zdrój, Jarocin and an initiator and the art director of the International Guitar Meetings which took place in Sanok in the years 1987 – 2011. She conducts methodological workshops for teachers and pupils in Poland and abroad (Austria, Slovakia, Ukraine, Hungary).
She has educated many winners of national and international guitar competitions. For her outstanding teaching and educational achievements she received an honourable title of the Professor of Education.