Janna Polyzoides was born in Graz, Austria, and is living in Vienna. She studied with Sebastian Benda at the University of Music in Graz and with Rudolf Kehrer, Alexander Jenner and Eliane Richepin.
Since 2007 she is Art Director and Lecturer of the Masterclasses of the International Music Days Bad Leonfelden in Upper Austria.
Her carieer has led to appearances at festivals, such as Wien modern, the Menuhin festival in Gstaad, the styriarte festival in Graz, the Wiener Festwochen. She has been invited to many concert halls, for example the Cologne Philharmony, Wigmore Hall London, Warsaw Philharmony, the Mozarteum Salzburg, the Konzerthaus and the Musikverein in Vienna.
She is a member of the „Arcus Ensemble Wien“, the „Camerata Polyzoides“ and “Duo Polyzoides” with her brother, the violinist Demetrius Polyzoides.
Among the chamber music partners of Janna Polyzoides also have been artists like François Benda, Erich Höbarth, Christophe Coin, Rainer Honeck, Ernst Kovacic, Martin Hornstein, the Aron Quartett, Klangforum Vienna and the Cologne String Sextett.
Up till now the musical work of Janna Polyzoides has been documented on 35 solo and chamber music CDs, some of these award-winning.