Department of Wind Instruments, Percussion and Chamber Music

Head: Grzegorz Jurczyk

The Department of Wind Instruments, Percussion and Chamber Music was created on 1st October 1991. It offers its students full-time study programmes in four specializations in the following woodwind instruments: Flute, Oboe, Clarinet and Bassoon, and four specializations in brass instruments: Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone and Tuba. The specialization in Percussion involves training and practice in playing all major percussion instruments found in a symphonic orchestra. Students of the Department train to become qualified soloists, work with professional chamber ensembles, symphonic orchestras or opera house orchestras. They may also pursue a teaching career on completing the Music Pedagogy Programme. The Department combines regular class teaching with annual specialist workshops on contemporary musical literature, reed technology, new trends in designing mouthpieces for brass instruments.

The teaching staff of the Department:

 

Flute

Jadwiga Kotnowska, full professor

Andrzej Łęgowski, full professor

 

Oboe

Krzysztof Wroniszewski, D.Mus.A., D.Litt.

 

Bassoon

Grzegorz Dąbrowski, D.Mus.A., D.Litt.

 

Clarinet

Zenon Kitowski, D.Mus.A.

Przemysław Buczek, D.Mus.A.

Andrzej Dudziński, M.Mus.

 

Saxophone

Włodzimierz Spodymek, D.Mus.A.

 

Trumpet

Roman Gryń, full professor

Tomasz Gluska, D.Mus.A.

 

French Horn

Wojciech Bryliński, M.Mus.

 

Trombone

Paweł Kalicki, M.Mus.

 

Tuba

Kazimierz Kmieć, M.Mus.

 

Percussion

Grzegorz Jurczyk, full professor

Waldemar Franczyk, M.Mus.