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The University of Bielsko-Biala's choir started its activity in May 2003. It was formed by students and graduates of different fi elds of the University of Bielsko-Biala as well as people outside of the community. The repertoire of the group is greatly varied. From the very beginning, the choir has been conducted by Jan Borowski. The choir has recorded four albums including Missa de Maria a Magdala, which received a double nomination for the Fryderyk 2014 award. The French music magazine Classica honoured it with Choc de Classica Prize, and it also won the prestigious Orphee d'Or prize, granted by the Académie du Disque Lyrique. The choir won numerous awards in Poland and abroad.
Jan Borowski graduated from the Academy of Music in Katowice in the choral conducting class of professor Jan Wojtacha and the Postgraduate Vocal Emission Study at the Academy of Music in Bydgoszcz. He received his Ph.D and Ph.D Hab. in conducting. He founde and conducted the Primary School Choir and the Female Vocal Group of the Community Center in Rudzica and the University Choir of Bielsko-Biala. With his choirs he gave concerts in: Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Greece, Macedonia, Germany, Canada, Croatia, Italy and Spain. With his ensembles he has won 97 awards and distinctions at Polish and international festivals, including 11 Grand Prix awards. He is a member of the Polish Phonographic Academy granting Fryderyk award of the classical music section, and a member of the Artistic Committee of International Choir Festival Cançó Mediterrània, Lloret de Mar/Barcelona in Spain. He is invited as a jury member and workshop leader to choir festivals.Back to the list of ensembles