Fryderyk Chopin University of Music / Choir Conducting and Vocal Studies, Music Education and Rhythmics Department

MUSIC ARTISTIC EDUCATION - Choir Conducting, second-cycle

Level of study: second-cycle Form of study: full-time Education profile: ogólnoakademicki Duration: 2 years

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Fields of studies and specializations

Conducting units

Enrollment

from 2020-05-01 to 2020-06-20 23:59:00

Language

Polish

Description

Major: Music Artistic Education prepares conductors of music and choir ensembles, music teachers and promoters of music culture.

MA studies, Specialty: Choir Conducting last 4 semesters. Graduates obtain a title of MA in Arts (magister sztuki), they are prepared to work as conductors of choir and vocal-and-instrumental ensembles and are qualified to perform the widely understood music culture-promoting activity.

Class teachers in the academic year 2020/21 (subject: Conducting):

  • prof. dr hab. Bogdan Gola, Asst mgr Wojciech Pławner (collaborator)
  • prof. dr hab. Ewa Marchwicka
  • prof. dr hab. Krzysztof Kusiel-Moroz
  • prof. dr hab. Wanda Tchórzewska-Kapała
  • prof. dr hab. Sławek A. Wróblewski,
  • dr hab. Dariusz Zimnicki prof. UMFC
  • ad. dr Agata Góreczna-Jakubczak
  • ad. dr Tomasz Hynek

Admission rules

The enrolment procedure is competitive and its results are public.

Tests

  • choir conducting – sending audio-video recordings
  • voice production – oral test online (using the ZOOM app)
  • ear training – oral test online (using the ZOOM app)
  • piano – sending audio-video recordings

Scope of material

  • choir conducting performing a conducting presentation (duration 5-7 minutes):
    • for graduates of the specialty called Conducting Music Ensembles – fragment of BA diploma or concert (candidate’s choice),
    • for graduates from other specialties – presentation of manual technique to music with any soundtrack,
  • voice production performing a vocal piece from classical music repertoire with piano accompaniment or pre-recorded background music (also music available online). It is also acceptable that a candidate performs a capella
  • ear training – test of proficiency in singing at sight, test of proficiency in rendering rhythmic structures,
  • piano: 
    • study or polyphonic piece,
    • sonata allegro (sonata or concerto movement) or free piece.

Date of exams

01.07.2020 - 06.07.2020 (on-line)