Sound EngineeringSOUND ENGINEERING

The Depart­ment of Sound Engi­neer­ing, one of the first in the world and Poland’s only cen­tre of such a kind, was estab­lished in Poland in 1954. Stu­dents fol­low a three-year BA pro­gramme, after which they can enrol for two-year MA pro­gramme, choos­ing one of three spe­cial­i­sa­tions: Music Pro­duc­tion, Film Sound Engi­neer­ing, and Sound Engi­neer­ing in the Mul­ti­me­dia. Grad­u­ates of sec­ond cycle stud­ies may find employ­ment in such areas as music record­ing, sound engi­neer­ing, film sound oper­at­ing, music illus­tra­tion, as well as oth­er music pro­fes­sions con­nect­ed with sound cre­ation.

Main and major sub­jects include (among oth­ers): music record­ing, film sound record­ing, sound cre­ation in the mul­ti­me­dia, doc­u­men­tary record­ings, real­i­sa­tion of elec­tron­ic music, sound illus­tra­tion, sound effects record­ing, score analy­sis in music record­ing, film sound aes­thet­ics, his­to­ry of film, stu­dio tech­niques, tim­bre solfege, acoustics, elec­troa­coustics, or fun­da­men­tals of elec­tron­ics. Musi­cal sub­jects include: score read­ing, music lit­er­a­ture, aur­al train­ing, piano play­ing, choir, orches­tra­tion, arrange­ment, or sem­i­nar in jazz.

From the aca­d­e­m­ic year 2012/2013, stud­ies for the spe­cial­i­sa­tion of Sound Engi­neer­ing in the Mul­ti­me­dia, have been car­ried out as the 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 cycle stud­ies in the spe­cial­ties of 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 Spe­cial­ty offered by 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.

Major sub­jects are taught by the fol­low­ing pro­fes­sors: Andrzej Bohdanow­icz, Ryszard Borows­ki, Katarzy­na Dzi­da-Hamela, Krzysztof Jas­trząb, Krzysztof Kuraszkiewicz, Ewa Lasoc­ka, Mał­gorza­ta Lewandows­ka, Andrzej Lupa, Andrzej Miśkiewicz, Joan­na Napier­al­s­ka, Bar­bara Okoń-Makows­ka, Witold Osińs­ki, Mał­gorza­ta Przed­pełs­ka-Beniek, Katarzy­na Rakowiec­ka-Rojsza, 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 2789 283
e-mail: w6@chopin.edu.pl


last modified: 25/06/2018