Sound EngineeringSOUND ENGINEERING
Sound Control Room  of Studio S1
Sound Con­trol Room of Stu­dio S1

The Depart­ment of Sound Engi­neer­ing, one of the first in the world, was estab­lished in Poland in 1954. Today it remains the main cen­tre in Poland which edu­cates sound engi­neers. Stu­dents enter a five year pro­gram — in the first three years they fol­low a uni­form cur­ricu­lum, and in the fourth year they choose between two spe­cial­i­sa­tions: Music Pro­duc­tion or Film Sound Engi­neer­ing. Grad­u­ates may find employ­ment in many areas includ­ing: music record­ing, sound engi­neer­ing, radio and tele­vi­sion, record­ing com­pa­nies, the­atres, sound mix­ing, film indus­try, and music con­sul­ta­tion for radio and television.

Main sub­jects include: music record­ing, film sound record­ing, live and loca­tion music record­ing, pro­duc­tion of elec­troa­coustic music, sound effects record­ing, score analy­sis in music record­ing, analy­sis of music record­ing, film sound aes­thet­ics, his­to­ry of film, stu­dio record­ing tech­nol­o­gy, tim­bre solfege, elec­troa­coustics, fun­da­men­tals of electronics.

Musi­cal sub­jects include: score read­ing, his­to­ry of forms and styles in music, musi­cal aur­al train­ing, piano play­ing, choir, orches­tra­tion, arrange­ment, sem­i­nar on jazz.

From the Aca­d­e­m­ic Year 2010/2011 there has been an intake for a new spe­cial­ty called Sound Engi­neer­ing in Mul­ti­me­dia. The can­di­dates can be grad­u­ates of BA stud­ies of the Major: Sound Engi­neer­ing. From the Aca­d­e­m­ic Year 2012/2013 the intake is held as part of the project called the Inter-Uni­ver­si­ty Mul­ti­me­dia Pro­gram 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. 
From the Aca­d­e­m­ic Year 2010/2011 can­di­dates for the sec­ond degree stud­ies in the spe­cial­ty: Music Pro­duc­tion, and Film and TV Sound Engi­neer­ing 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 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.

Main sub­jects are run by the fol­low­ing pro­fes­sors: Andrzej Bohdanow­icz, Katarzy­na Dzi­da-Hamela, Krzysztof Jas­trząb, Krzysztof Kuraszkiewicz, Mał­gorza­ta Lewandows­ka, Andrzej LupaAndrzej Miśkiewicz, Joan­na Napier­al­s­ka, Witold Osińs­ki, Jarosław Regul­s­ki, Krzysztof Szli­firs­ki, Niko­dem Wołk-Łaniews­ki, Jan Żera.

Dean: Pro­fes­sor Mał­gorza­ta Lewandows­ka, DMus Hab.
Deputy Dean: Pro­fes­sor Witold Osińs­ki, DMus Hab.
sec­re­tary: Anna Szew­czyk, MA
room 309, tel. (48 22) 827 72 41 ext. 283
e-mail: w6@chopin.edu.pl


last modified: 18/09/2017