This is the largest of the FCUM departments. It is responsible for the training of instrumentalists, persons who specialise in playing a musical instrument. Ramified education at this Department is aimed at the training of virtuosos, members of chamber orchestras and orchestra players. Students of all theses disciplines must take the following compulsory subjects: main instrument, orchestra (or choir for accordionists and guitar players), chamber ensembles, playing with accompaniment, literature for their particular instrument.
Instrumental classes are run by the following professors:
violin: Krzysztof Bąkowski, Tadeusz Gadzina, Andrzej Gębski, Konstanty Andrzej Kulka, Roman Lasocki, Paweł Łosakiewicz, Krzysztof Podejko, Magdalena Szczepanowska, Sławomir Tomasik, and Maria Orzechowska (Professor FCUM), Jan Stanienda (Professor FCUM)
viola: Marek Marczyk, and Ryszard Duź (Professor FCUM), Dorota Sroczyńska (Professor FCUM)
cello: Bauer Andrzej, Tomasz Strahl, Andrzej Wróbel, Piotr Hausenplas (Professor FCUM)
double bass: Andrzej Mysiński, Adam Bogacki (Professor FCUM)
flute: Elżbieta Gajewska-Gadzina, Urszula Janik (Professor FCUM)
oboe: Arkadiusz Krupa, Tytus Wojnowicz
clarinet: Mirosław Pokrzywiński, Romuald Gołębiowski
bassoon: Zbigniew Płużek, Artur Kasperek
saxophone: Paweł Gusnar
horn: Kazimierz Machala, Aleksander Szebesczyk, Tomasz Bińkowski
trumpet: Krzysztof Bednarczyk
trombone, tube: Marek Żwirdowski, Zdzisław Stolarczyk
accordion: Klaudiusz Baran
harp: Zuzanna Elster
guitar: Marcin Zalewski
percussion: Stanisław Skoczyński
From the Academic Year 2010/2011 candidates for the second degree studies can apply for widening their chosen Major with multimedia subjects, in a form of an individual plan of studies, as part of the project called the Inter-University Multimedia Program (MSM) run by the Department of Sound Engineering, which is a continuation of the project co-financed by the Operating Programme “Human Capital” as part of the European Social Fund.
Dean: Professor Tomasz Strahl, DMus Hab.
Deputy Deans: Professor FCUM Urszula Janik, DMus Hab., Professor FCUM Ryszard Duź, DMus Hab.
Dean’s Proxy for organisational matters: Danuta Kaniewska-Jurek MA
Room 306, tel. (48 22) 827 72 41 ext. 289
Secretary: Magdalena Bancerek MA, Sylwia Baracz