Fryderyk Chopin University of Music / Instrumental and Educational Studies, Music Education and Vocal Studies Department

VOCAL STUDIES - Solo Singing, second-cycle, Białystok

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


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




Graduates of studies in Vocal Pedagogy - Solo Singing:

  • are prepared for professional activity as: solo singers, choristers and members of chamber ensembles;
  • have the skills to practically apply their widened teaching and psychological knowledge, qualifying them to teach solo singing at all levels of music education;
  • obtain an MA title (magister).

In the academic year 2020/2021 the major subject: Solo Singing will be taught by:

  • prof. dr hab. Cezary Szyfman
  • dr hab. Marta Wróblewska
  • dr hab. Adam Zdunikowski
  • dr Aleksander Teliga

Admission rules

The enrolment procedure is competitive and its results are public.


  • singing – sending an audio-video recording
  • ear training, interview – online test (using the ZOOM app)

Scope of material

  • singing – candidates are required to present a programme which must include three of the elements listed below:
    • Baroque or classical opera aria with recitative,
    • Romantic or contemporary opera aria,
    • oratorio and cantata aria,
    • songs from different periods varied stylistically (at least one in Polish)
  • ear training, interview – online test:
    • recognising intervals, triads and seventh dominant,
    • a prima vista reading of a given fragment of a melodic line,
    • test of music imagination and memory,
    • reading a rhythmic passage.

Ear training materials are prepared by the committee.

Date of exams

01.07.2020 - 06.07.2020 (on-line)