The Chair instructs specialists in the following Majors: Music Artistic Education, Church Music, Dance, and with the following Specialties: Conducting Music Ensembles, Choir Conducting, Church Music, Rhythmics, Ballet Pedagogy (extramural studies), Choreography and Theory of Dance (extramural studies), Cantor and Conductor, Liturgical Monody, Organ. Specialties: Polish National and Regional Dances, Contemporary Dance, Choir Vocal Studies (opening is planned based on the numer of admitted candidates). The Department trains choir conductors, organists and conductors of parish choirs, teachers for general and music schools, and ballet pedagogues. The programme for group and individual classes is varied. The major subjects for separate specialties are:
- Choir Conducting: Conducting, Methodics of Conducting Vocal Ensembles, Specialist Literature, Aural Training, Voice Production, Score Reading, Piano, Piano Improvisation, Vocal and Instrumental Ensembles
- Church Music: Organ, Liturgical Accompaniment, Improvisation and Figured Bass, Voice Production, Liturgical Singing, Conducting
- Rhythmics: Rhythmics, Rhythmics Ensemble, Movement Technique, Dance, Piano Improvisation, Methodics of Rhythmics Management, Seminar in Dalcroze’s Method
- Ballet Pedagogy: Classical Dance, Modern Dance, Folk Dance, Characteristic Dance, Historical Dance, Ballet Pedagogy, Dance Composition, Dance Partnership, Stage Expression, Choreography
- Choreography and Theory of Dance: Classical Dance, Modern Dance, Jazz Dance and Forms of Modern Dances, Polish National Dances, Improvisation, Stage Expression, Choreography, Dramaturgy, Staging and Directing of Performances, Stage Setting of Performances.
Principal subjects are run by the following professors: Andrzej Banasiewicz, Aleksandra Dziurosz, Szabolcs Esztényi, Maria Gabryś, Bogdan Gola, Marta Gozdecka-Lesz, Beata Książkiewicz, Krzysztof Kusiel-Moroz, Jerzy Lewandowski, Marcin Tadeusz Łukaszewski, Ewa Marchwicka, Irena Protasewicz, Magdalena Stępień, Krzysztof Szmyt, Małgorzata Szpinalska, Wanda Tchórzewska-Kapała, Maria Wacholc, Piotr Wilczyński, Sławek Adam Wróblewski, Ewa Wycichowska, Ireneusz Wyrwa, Ryszard Zimak.
Dean: Professor Sławek A. Wróblewski, DMus Hab.
Deputy Deans: Assistant Professor Anna Ignatowicz-Glińska, DMus, Assistant Professor Klaudia Carlos-Machej, PhD
Secretary: Ewa Dudkiewicz MA, Justyna Pastor MA, Katarzyna Zielińska, MA
Room 308, tel. (48 22) 827 72 41 ext. 272, Major Dance ext. 356