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2018 Choirs

Choir of Maritime University of Szczecin - Poland

The Choir of Maritime University of Szczecin has now existed for 13 years. The choir’s repertoire is versatile, ranging from the choral classics to the original arrangements of the most popular contemporary songs and pieces. The ensemble likes to experiment, especially when it comes to combining the classical choral sounds with numerous musical trends and styles. Only throughout the last 7 years the choir has received over 20 main awards, including 9 Grands Prix, 15 Gold Medals at the most prestigious Polish and international festivals and choral contests. The choir has also been recognized by several cultural institutions in Poland. It had an opportunity to perform in over 15 countries (Italy, France, Spain, Turkey, Macedonia, Lithuania, Malta, Ireland and Ecuador).

Sylwia Fabiańczyk-MakuchSylwia Fabiańczyk-Makuch, PhD, graduated with honours from the Szczecin branch of the Academy of Music in Poznań. She also finished a Postgraduate Choirmasters' College of the Academy of Music in Bydgoszcz. She holds the titles of the best conductor at numerous choral festivals and competitions, awards from the Minister of Culture, the Commission of National Education or the Marshal of the West Pomerania. Currently she works at the Academy of Art in Szczecin as a teacher of choral conducting, scores reading and vocal ensembles leading methodology.




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