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Chair of Piano Cham­ber Music is announc­ing Fall semes­ter 2017 enrol­ment for the new 2-YEAR MASTER DEGREE STUDIES OF PIANO CHAMBER MUSIC. Fac­ul­ty will be con­duct­ed in a full-time and part-time pro­gramme, lan­guage of instruc­tion is Eng­lish.
The stud­ies pro­vide stu­dents with choos­ing pro­file accord­ing to their pref­er­ences and indi­vid­ual tal­ents. The cur­ricu­lum con­tains among oth­ers the fol­low­ing class­es: cham­ber music, solo piano, analy­sis of per­form­ing styles, score read­ing, inter­pre­ta­tion of both con­tem­po­rary and ear­ly music.
Detailed con­di­tions of admis­sion avail­able at


Chair of Piano Cham­ber Music is announc­ing Autumn semes­ter 2017 enrol­ment for THE SIXTH EDITION OF INTERFACULTY STUDIES OF SONG.
Stud­ies are addressed to singers and pianists aim­ing at deep­en­ing their knowl­edge on XIX and XX cen­tu­ry Euro­pean song per­for­mance. The par­tic­i­pants will be also able to focus on the fol­low­ing aspects dur­ing the pro­gramme: for vocal­ists — lan­guage pro­nun­ci­a­tion, inter­pre­ta­tion and styles with a spe­cial regard to expres­sion move­ment, ele­ments of act­ing art, coop­er­a­tion with part­ners; for pianists — abil­i­ty to adjust­ing piano resources to the vocal form, style and expres­sion char­ac­ter­is­tics for the giv­en pieces and build­ing on part­ner­ship with a singer.
Con­di­tions of admis­sion: Master/bachelor’s degree in piano or vocal
Audi­tion­ing in front of qual­i­fi­ca­tion com­mis­sion and per­form­ing min­i­mum 4 songs in dif­fer­ent styles in min­i­mum 2 for­eign lan­guages
Appli­ca­tions with sug­gest­ed pro­gramme, mail adress and con­tact tele­phone please send on:

An autonomous group of pianists-ped­a­gogues who teach cham­ber music at Depart­ment 2 (Depart­ment of Piano, Harp­si­chord and Organ) and pianists-tutors who are direct­ly involved in teach­ing instru­men­tal and vocal skills at per­for­mance depart­ments of the uni­ver­sity. Under­go­ing a num­ber of tur­bu­lent changes in the mean­time, by deci­sion of the FCUM Sen­ate of 2002, the Chair was revived after a few years of non-exist­ing. Until 2012 it was head­ed by Maja Nosows­ka, Full Pro­fes­sor. Cur­rent­ly it is head­ed by Kata­rzyna Jankows­ka-Borzykows­ka, Asso­ciate Pro­fes­sor.
The idea to cre­ate this orig­i­nal struc­ture (Chair of Piano Cham­ber Music, KKF), which by its prin­ci­ple put an equal­ity mark between solo and cham­ber play­ing regard­ing these two types of activ­ity as a canon for edu­cat­ing a pro­fes­sional musi­cian of our times, comes from its founder Jerzy March­wiński, just like the term piano cham­ber music itself does, which cov­ers all non-solo activ­ity of a pianist.
The cen­tral idea of our activ­ity is music part­ner­ship, and the main focus of the Chair is edu­cat­ing pianists in cham­ber artis­tic per­for­mance in its most var­ied forms – as well as prepar­ing them to work as pianists in the future – both from the artis­tic and prac­ti­cal, as well as psy­cho­log­i­cal point of view.
The ele­ments of this pro­fes­sion are such skills as: coop­er­a­tion with the instru­ment, with a singer, play­ing with a sec­ond pianist, play­ing in big­ger cham­ber groups (e.g. a trio or a quar­tet), play­ing in an orches­tra, bal­let, opera, as well as var­i­ous forms of didac­tic work – from teach­ing stu­dents at schools to teach­ing (coach­ing) mature artists.

In April 2011 the Posta­grad­u­ate Inter­de­part­men­tal Song’s Inter­pre­ta­tion Course. The Course is car­ried out under the super­vi­sion of Pro­fes­sor Katarzy­na Jankows­ka-Borzykows­ka and Pro­fes­sor Robert Cieśla and it is meant for singers and pianists. Its aim is to broad­en the knowl­edge of singing lit­er­a­ture, exam­in­ing the prob­lems of styl­is­tics, expres­sion, poet­ry, ele­ments of act­ing, and auto-pre­sen­ta­tion skills. An impor­tant ele­ment of the Course is pho­net­ics of the for­eign lan­guages the songs are most often per­formed in (i.e., French and Ger­man). Its lec­tur­ers are: Jad­wiga Rap­pé, Jerzy Artysz, Maja Nosow­ska, Kry­styna Boru­ciń­ska, Anna Radzie­jew­ska, Krzysz­tof Szmyt, Robert Cie­śla, Kata­rzyna Jan­kow­ska, Bea­ta Sze­be­sczyk, Andrzej Fer­enc — and actor and Han­na Choj­nacka — a direc­tor and chore­o­g­ra­ph­er.

Guests teach­ers are also: Urszu­la Kry­ger, Olga Pasiecz­nik, Maciej Pikul­ski (Paris), Tomasz Her­but (Bern), Mar­iusz Rut­kow­ski, Robert Hol­zer (Graz), Rudolf Pier­nay (Lon­don). Lec­tures will be deliv­ered by Pro­fes­sor Mie­czy­sław Toma­szew­ski.
The class­es are nor­mal­ly held on Sat­ur­days and Sun­days. Details con­cern­ing the enrol­ment pro­ce­dure and the sched­ule of the cur­rent edi­tion can be found on home page of KKF, tab: Pro­gramme of Studies/Postgraduate stud­ies and in News. Free admis­sion.

The area of activ­i­ty of the Chair of Piano Cham­ber Music

Chair Members

Research and teaching faculty

Pro­fes­sor Katarzy­na Jankows­ka-Borzykows­ka, DMus Hab. — Head of the Chair
Pro­fes­sor Krysty­na Makows­ka-Ławrynow­icz, DMus Hab.
Pro­fes­sor Ella Sus­man­ek-Mysińs­ka, DMus Hab.
Pro­fes­sor FCUM Andrzej Guz, DMus Hab.
Pro­fes­sor FCUM Maciej Piotrows­ki, DMus Hab.
Assis­tant Pro­fes­sor Joan­na Mak­lakiewicz, DMus Hab.
Assis­tant Pro­fes­sor Iwona Miro­niuk-Tołwińs­ka, DMus Hab.
Assis­tant Pro­fes­sor Robert Moraws­ki, DMus
Assis­tant Pro­fes­sor Bea­ta Szebesczyk, DMus, Sec­re­tary of the Chair, e-mail:
Assis­tant Łukasz Chrzęszczyk, DMus
Assis­tant Grze­gorz Skro­bińs­ki
Lec­tur­er Bar­tosz Bed­nar­czyk

Teachers cooperating with the Chair

Pro­fes­sor Krysty­na Boru­cińs­ka-Żar­nec­ka, DMus Hab., emer­i­tus
Pro­fes­sor Bar­bara Hal­s­ka, emer­i­tus
Pro­fes­sor Jerzy March­wińs­ki, emer­i­tus, e-mail:
Pro­fes­sor Maja Nosows­ka-Pasławska, emer­i­tus, e-mail:
Senior Lec­tur­er Agniesz­ka Kozło, DMus
Ire­na Pro­tasewicz, emer­i­tus
Lidia Krzyżanows­ka, emer­i­tus

Teaching faculty — the pianist-tutor group

Asso­ciate Pro­fes­sor Elż­bi­eta Neu­mann-Mar­i­anows­ka, DMus
Assis­tant Pro­fes­sor Ewa Guz-Sero­ka, DMus
Assis­tant Pro­fes­sor Katarzy­na Ewa Sokołows­ka, DMus Hab.
Senior Lec­tur­er Romana Orłows­ka, DMus
Senior Lec­tur­er Alek­san­dra Dal­lali
Senior Lec­tur­er Mar­iusz Dubraws­ki
Senior Lec­tur­er Dag­mara Dudz­ińs­ka
Senior Lec­tur­er Grze­gorz Gor­czy­ca
Senior Lec­tur­er Ali­na Hoff­mann
Senior Lec­tur­er Elż­bi­eta Jarszews­ka-Kordykiewicz
Senior Lec­tur­er Mał­gorza­ta Kluź­ni­ak-Celińs­ka
Senior Lec­tur­er Agniesz­ka Kopac­ka
Senior Lec­tur­er Szy­mon Kowal­czyk
Senior Lec­tur­er Anna Lewic­ka-Capi­ga
Senior Lec­tur­er Tere­sa Maci­aszek
Senior Lec­tur­er Ewa Pel­wec­ka
Senior Lec­tur­er Jolan­ta Pszczółkows­ka-Paw­lik
Senior Lec­tur­er Han­na Sosińs­ka-Kras­ki
Senior Lec­tur­er Maria Ster­czyńs­ka
Senior Lec­tur­er Mar­i­an­na Waszkiewicz
Lec­tur­er Seo Kyeong Yeon, DMus
Lec­tur­er Moni­ka Kolasińs­ka
Lec­tur­er Piotr Kopczyńs­ki
Lec­tur­er Joan­na Opal­ińs­ka, DMus
Lec­tur­er Mał­gorza­ta Per­nach
Lec­tur­er Paweł Som­mer
Lec­tur­er Krzysztof Stanien­da
Lec­tur­er Krzysztof Trza­skows­ki
Emilio Bay­on, DMus
Joan­na Kacperek, MA
Grze­gorz Kiełbińs­ki, MA
Tomasz Pawłows­ki, MA
Krysty­na Raczyńs­ka, MA
Julia Samo­jło, MA
Lidia Strońs­ka, MA
Oksana Svekla, MA
Mał­gorza­ta Szy­mańs­ka-Sed­lakows­ka, MA

last modified: 18/05/2018