Fryderyk Chopin University of Music / Vocal and Acting Studies Department

VOCAL STUDIES - Solo Singing - repeated enrolment mode, first-cycle, language of tuition: English

Level of study: first-cycle Form of study: full-time Education profile: ogólnoakademicki Duration: 3 years

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Fields of studies and specializations

Conducting units


from 2020-08-01 to 2020-08-31 23:59:00




The Department provides young artists with vocal and acting training, preparing them for working at music theatres (opera, operetta, musical), and for stage activity using different vocal forms – songs, cantatas and oratorios. The curriculum covers the subjects aimed at developing vocal technique (Solo Singing), vocal preparation of the repertoire consisting of different forms and styles (Work with Pianist, Opera Parts Development – cooperation with the Great Theatre – National Opera and Warsaw Chamber Opera, Classical Recitative, Execution of Early Music, Chamber Music, Vocal Ensembles), as well as extended stage preparation (Acting, Diction, Prose and Verse, Dance, Style and Gesture, Stage Make-up – cooperation with the Theatre Academy, Unit of Dance at the FCUM and School of Art Visage). The Department offers general music subjects, humanities and other subjects necessary for developing skills and widening knowledge. The studies also offer an option to acquire practical skills thanks to participation in operas, concerts and music events presented at the FCUM and other institutions of culture – cooperation with Gorzów Philharmonic, Holy Cross Philharmonic, Subcarpathian Philharmonic, Musicakademie Rheinsberg, Paderewski Symphony Orchestra in Chicago, Jan Kiepura Festival in Krynica, and others.

List of class teachers in the academic year 2020/2021:

  • professors: Ryszard Cieśla, Robert Cieśla, Ewa Iżykowska-Lipińska, Izabela Kłosińska, Jerzy Knetig, Małgorzata Marczewska, Mikołaj Moroz, Jadwiga Rappé, Włodzimierz Zalewski;
  • professors at the FCUM: Jolanta Janucik, Krystyna Jaźwińska-Dobosz, Anna Radziejewska, Artur Stefanowicz;
  • holders of post-doctoral degree (dr hab.): Robert Gierlach, Dorota Radomska, Eugenia Rozlach;
  • holders of doctoral degree (dr): Joanna Freszel, Agnieszka Kurowska-Janecka, Yang Liu, Anna Mikołajczyk-Niewiedział, Aleksandra Resztik, Katarzyna Trylnik, Ye Young Sohn, Witold Żołądkiewicz;
  • holders of MA degree: Jeannette Bożek, Erni Deng, Jacek Laszczkowski, Anna Simińska, Małgorzata Trojanowska

Admission rules

The enrolment procedure is competitive and its results are public.


  • singingsending an audio-video recording
  • online interview

Date of exams

14.09.2020 - 18.09.2020 (on-line)