Assistant Professor Beata Szebesczyk, DMus

Bea­ta Szebesczyk is a pianist and cham­ber musi­cian. She is a grad­u­ate of the Fry­deryk Chopin Acad­e­my of Music in War­saw, piano class of Pro­fes­sor Jerzy Roma­niuk and piano cham­ber music class of Pro­fes­sor Maja Nosows­ka.

She devel­oped her piano and cham­ber music skills dur­ing mas­ter­class­es in Vien­na with Pro­fes­sor Elly Amel­ing, in Duszni­ki with Pro­fes­sor Ryszard Bakst in Weimar with Pro­fes­sor Bernard Ringeis­sen, in War­saw with Pro­fes­sor Edith Picht-Axen­feld, and in Bayreuth. Due to her pref­er­ence she works pri­mar­i­ly with singers. Her pro­tégés won major awards at nation­al and inter­na­tion­al com­pe­ti­tions (e.g.: Inter­na­tion­al S. Moniuszko Com­pe­ti­tion., Adam Didur Com­pe­ti­tion in Bytom, Vocal Com­pe­ti­tion in Duszni­ki-Zdrój, Inter­na­tion­al Mozart Com­pe­ti­tion in Prague, or Gian­ni Berg­amo Clas­sic Music Award 2011 in Switzer­land).

She has won many spe­cial awards for pianists at vocal com­pe­ti­tions:

She has per­formed at the Inter­na­tion­al Chopin Fes­ti­vals in Mar­ián­ské Lázně, in Duszni­ki-Zdrój, Bedrich Smetana Fes­ti­val in Nové Měs­to, Drei Klang Fes­ti­val in Dres­den, Friend­ship Art Fes­ti­val in Korea, Mersey­side Polo­nia Jubilee at the Phil­har­mon­ic Hall in Liv­er­pool, and in many cities in Poland and abroad.

She has record­ed for the radio and tele­vi­sion. The album “Songs” by Stanisław Mory­to, which was record­ed by Żane­ta Łukaszewicz, was nom­i­nat­ed for the “Fry­deryk” award in 2008.

As a pianist she worked at the Great The­atre –  Nation­al Opera as part of the train­ing pro­gramme for young tal­ents. She col­lab­o­rates with many out­stand­ing singers and instru­men­tal­ists.

She defend­ed her doc­tor­al the­sis enti­tled “Inspi­ra­tion by Pol­ish folk music in pieces by con­tem­po­rary com­posers on the basis of Green Songs by Tadeusz Szeligows­ki Folk Songs by Edward Pałłasz and Sev­en Kurpie Songs by Stanisław Mory­to” in 2011.

She con­duct­ed a mas­ter­class at the Anton Bruck­n­er Pri­vatu­ni­ver­sität in Linz and at the Con­ser­va­to­rio Alfre­do Casel­la in L’Aquila. She co-orga­nized the 1st All-Poland Com­pe­ti­tion for Duos with Piano in Feb­ru­ary 2012. She orga­nized a schol­ar­ly con­fer­ence enti­tled “The influ­ence of psy­cho­log­i­cal sci­ences, men­tal train­ing and phys­i­o­log­i­cal knowl­edge on the indi­vid­ual devel­op­ment of musi­cians and their work in cham­ber ensem­bles” in Decem­ber 2013.

Bea­ta Szebesczyk, DMus, is Assis­tant Pro­fes­sor at the Fry­deryk Chopin Uni­ver­si­ty of Music in War­saw, as well as a lec­tur­er at the Inter­de­part­men­tal Post­grad­u­ate Song’s Inter­pre­ta­tion Course at her Alma Mater.

last modified: 19/03/2014