Anna Wilczewska

was born in 1984 in Koscierzyna (Poland) ,she is a graduate of F. Nowowiejski Secondary Music School in Gdansk in the piano class of Wanda Klosowska. Since 2003 she had been studying at St. Moniuszko Music Academy in Gdansk specializing in Choir Conducting, in the class of the professor with the postdoctoral degree Waldemar Gorski, where she received her Master’s degree with distinction in 2008. She got the Minister of Culture and National Heritage scholarship twice – in 2006/2007 and 2007/2008.Thanks to the scholarship received in Socrates Erasmus programme she could pursue her passion for music during six-month studies at Conservatoire National Superieur Musique et Danse in Lyon (France). She deepened her knowledge and skills taking part in International Symposiums of Choral Music in Gdansk and Legnica. In 2006 she took part in the 11th All-Poland Competition of Choir Conductors in Poznan, where she got the first honourable mention. Two years later she got the 3rd place and Edmund Mackowiak’s Prize for the best methodological work with the choir in the 12th All-Poland Competition of Choir Conductors in Poznan. Since 2008 she has been employed as an assistant lecturer at the Music Academy in Gdansk where she lectures the principal subjects on specializations of Choir Conducting, the Academic Choir, Vocal Groups, Contemporary Scores Analysis and Schola Cantorum on Sacred Music specialization. She is a founder and a conductor of the Chamber Choir 441 Hz. In 2009 she became a conductor of the Sopot Chamber Choir “Continuo” and Parish Choir “Lira” in Rumia. Occasionally she cooperates with the professional group of ancient music “Capella Gedanensis” and the student chamber orchestra. They prepare the first performances of works of students of the Theory and Composition Department of the Music Academy in Gdansk. She also sings in Goldberg Vocal Ensemble specializing in performing ancient music. . In October 2011 from the President of Sopot she received 'Sopocka Muza' for young artists.