On 16-21 of December 2013 Academy of Music in Wrocław organizes the 1st National Conducting Competition for Students. The Competition is an extraordinary opportunity for young Polish conductors to present their talents and skills on a professional music stage with the Academic Symphony Orchestra. The Competition has the name of a famous conductor, composer and pianist - Adam Kopyciński - who used to be the rector of the Music Academy in Wrocław in 1957-1963 and director of the Opera in Wrocław. We invite to the Final Competition Concert of Laureates which will take place on 21 of December at our Academy of Music Concert Hall.
"Beat the Melody" is a new music game of the Shorebreak Studio which helps its players recognize pitch and repeat short, simple musical phrases by ear. Music structure of the game has been created by Michał Moc - composer, instrumentalist and teacher at the Academy of Music in Wrocław - who designed the game to develope music skills and knowledge of various music compositions. The product is the result of collaboration between Shorebreak Studio and the Music Academy in Wrocław in frame of the MOZART art-business programme.
The K. Lipiński Academy of Music in Wrocław organized on 19-20 November 2013 the 13th International Scientific Conference "Traditions of the Silesian Musical Culture’, in which participated historians, music theoreticians and ethnomusicologists whose scientific activity refers to the Silesian region.
In 2013 the Karol Lipinski Academy of Music in Wrocław has its 65th anniversary of establishment, under the Honorary Patronage of the President of Poland Bronisław Komorowski. On this very special occasion the Academy is going to present various artistic performances and scientific conferences. The main celebration took place in October 2013 and it was the official opening of a new Academy building with a big concert hall, and the ceremony of awarding a Honorary Doctorate to a famous Polish conductor Maestro Gabriel Chmura.
In recognition of the Artist’s achievements, to honour his creative contribution and unique services to the development of music art, artistic life and the promotion of Polish music, the Senate of the Karol Lipiński Academy of Music in Wrocław, at a session on 12 June 2013, awarded to Maestro Gabriel Chmura the degree of Doctor honoris causa. The ceremony of awarding the degree took place during Inauguration of the New Academic Year 2013/2014 on 10 October 2013 at 11 o’clock a.m. in Aula Leopoldina at the University of Wrocław.
The Karol Lipinski Academy of Music in Wrocław invites Polish and foreign students to study Programmes in English, which are offered in the fields of Instrumental Performance and Vocal Performance. Education in English is offered as part of the English Division in core subjects and general courses.
Wrocław is an important center of culture and art and it was chosen the European Capital of Culture 2016. This beautiful city has a lot of theatres, galleries, music clubs and numerous cultural events. The Karol Lipinski Academy of Music influences the cultural life of the city by organizing over 400 artistic and scientific events per year.
The city of Wrocław website
The European Capital of Culture 2016
Wroclaw Academic Hub
The 5th Summer Music Academy organized by the Karol Lipiński Academy of Music in Wrocław was held on 3-9 July 2013. The course was dedicated to all instrumentalists, composers, choir conductors and vocalists who want to improve their technical skills or become students of our Academy. This year in classes and lectures participated about 150 young musicians from all Poland . For further details please visit www.lamuz.pl
We are proud to announce that Agata Zubel - composer, singer and lecturer at the Wrocław Music Academy, has been awarded at the 60th International Rostrum of Composers in Prague. Zubel's composition "Not I" has been chosen and awarded from over 50 pieces sent by thirty broadcasting stations. The composition is based on Samuel Beckett’s dramatic monologue.
Bartosz Pernal (trombone) and Maurycy Wójciński (trumpet), the jazz graduates of our Music Academy, have been awarded the Grand Prix on the 37th International Jazz Festival in Getxo (Spain) with their band Bartosz Pernal/Michał Szkil Quintet. Another band of our graduates -Freeway Quintet - has also been awarded by the festival audience. The Festival is one of the most important jazz events in Europe and took place in July.