Student Choir

The Choir’s tradition is as long as the history of the Academy itself, and the Choir is composed of students representing the Faculty of Composition, Theory of Music and Sound Engineering, The Faculty of Instrumental Music and the Faculty of Conducting, Jazz Music and Music Education. The broad repertoire encompasses great vocal-instrumental works presented yearly in symphonic concerts organized by the Academy, the Pomeranian Philharmonic Hall, the Baltic Philharmonic Hall in Gdańsk and the Heidelberger Kantatenorchester. The masterpieces performed by the Choir include Mass in B Minor by Johann Sebastian Bach, Orgelmesse and Stabat Mater by Joseph Haydn, Coronation Mass, Great Mass in C Minor, Requiem, and Solemn Vespers by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Solemn Mass by Hector Berlioz, Missa pro Pace by Feliks Nowowiejski, Alexander Nevsky Cantata by Siergei Prokofiev, Miserere and Symfonia Kopernikowska [Copernicus Symphony] by Henryk Mikołaj Górecki, The St. Luke Passion by Krzysztof Penderecki, Dona nobis pacem, the ‘In principio’ Symphony, and the Kantata Rokitniańska [Rokitno Cantata] by Marek Jasiński, and Stabat Mater by Karol Szymanowski. The Choir has performed under such conductors as Mieczysław Rymarczyk, Grzegorz Rubin, Janusz Stanecki, Mariusz Kończal, Henryk Wierzchoń, Monika Wilkiewicz, Radosław Wilkiewicz, Elżbieta Wtorkowska and Grażyna Wolter-Kaźmierczak. At present the Choir is conducted by Renata Szerafin-Wójtowicz and Piotr Jańczak.