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Music Education Day in Gdańsk

2004-09-16

Music schoolteachers at all levels are invited to a free one-day series of educational seminars organised as part of the Seventh Music Education Day.

Music schoolteachers at all levels are invited to a free one-day series of educational seminars organised as part of the Seventh Music Education Day. This year the event will take place at the Academy of Music in Gdańsk (Nos.1-2, Łąkowa St.) on 30 September, from 9 a.m. to 3.30 p.m. Participation in the seminars is recommended by the Centre of Artistic Education and will be confirmed by special certificate. Each teacher who registers his/her participation in the Music Education Day 2004 will receive a coupon entitling them to a 10% reduction in the price of publications sold during the event. Submissions containing the name, surname and the address of the school should be sent to handel@pwm.com.pl or by fax to +12 4227171.

Seminar Programme




9.00 – 10.00 The Most Beautiful Piano Works Waldemar Wojtal

The rector and a professor of the Academy of Music in Gdańsk, a distinguished pianist and teacher, will present some of the best-known compositions by Witold Lutosławski, Ignacy J. Paderewski and Karol Szymanowski featured in the series The Most Beautiful....

10.15 – 11.15 The Most Beautiful Bacewicz Andrzej Gębski

A selection of the most beautiful and famous of Grażyna Bacewicz’s compositions for violin and piano will be presented by a lecturer of the Warsaw Academy of Music, who has also taught the violin class at the Z. Brzewski Music School in Warsaw since 2000 and since 2002 has run the string orchestra at this school.

11.30 – 12.30 Dance Preludes for viola and piano Bogusława Hubisz- Sielska

Witold Lutosławski’s Dance Preludes arranged for viola for the first time and Zygmunt Stojowski’s Fantasia for viola and piano will be presented by the editor of both publications, a Cracow Academy of Music teacher of many years’ experience as well as the main coordinator of the Witold Lutosławski Cracow Conservatory.

13.00 – 14.00 Dancing Cello Krzysztof Sperski

The publication containing works based on original dances and aiming at preparing the young musician for their proper performance will be presented by a professor of the Academy of Music in Gdańsk, an editor of many cello compositions. The presentation will be supplemented by original cello works by Polish composers: S. Kossowski’s Polonaise with Introduction and K. Skarżyński’s Polonaise, Op. 8.

14.00 – 15.00 Let’s Learn Solfeggio Zofia Peret-Ziemlańska, Elżbieta Szewczyk

The most recent publication intended for self-instruction in sight-singing is addressed to student-singers at music schools and teacher training colleges and will be presented by the writers of the book: Z. Peret-Ziemlańska – a music theoretician and teacher of the Academy of Music in Warsaw and Elżbieta Szewczyk – a lecturer at the Academy of Music in Warsaw.

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8.30 – 15.30 Local Book Fair HEWELIUSZ bookshop

The local book fair presenting PWM Edition publications as well as those from abroad, organised by the HEWELIUSZ bookshop in Gdańsk, will be held in the hall of the Academy on the 1st floor.

For all those who have registered their participation we offer a 10% reduction in the price of all publications!

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Warsaw Wind Ensemble Composition Contest 2020 begins

PWM Edition and Warsaw Wind Music Association invite to take part in the International Composition Contest for Wind Orchestra - Warsaw Wind Ensemble Composition Contest 2020. This is the first edition of the international competition for composers, the subject of which is to write a premiere composition for a concert wind orchestra.
 

The 10th International Stanisław Moniuszko Vocal Competition – Results Announced!

The winners of the 10th International Stanisław Moniuszko Vocal Competition have been announced. The first prize goes to Maria Motolygina from Russia, while Alina Adamski won the PWM Edition Prize for the best performance of a Polish 20th/21st-century song.

Stanisław Moniuszko – the May Composer of the Month

On May 5th, the bicentenary of Stanisław Moniuszko’s birth will be celebrated throughout Poland. PWM Edition has already begun its celebrations earlier, and announced Stanisław Moniuszko our May COMPOSER OF THE MONTH.

Stanisław Moniuszko For Everyone

More than 20 new sheet music publications, books and CD albums; nearly 90 reissues; performance materials for orchestras and opera houses; more than a hundred digital publications available worldwide; 7,000 pages of free access digitalised materials; more than a thousand unique graphics and photos; nearly 30 events for adult and young audiences – all these are part of PWM Edition’s celebrations programme prepared for the bicentenary of Stanisław Moniuszko’s birth.

“Mieczysław Karłowicz. A Lone Journey” wins the Silver Pegasus Prize of the 22nd Zakopane Festival of Films about Art

We are very happy to inform that Tomasz Knittel’s film Mieczysław Karłowicz. Samotna wędrówka [Mieczysław Karłowicz. A Lone Journey], co-produced by PWM Edition and TVP (Polish state television broadcaster), won the Silver Pegasus during the gala of the 22nd Zakopane Festival of Films about Art held on 14th April.

What Does Plato Have to Do with Music Education?

PWM Edition is not just about sheet music and books. We are also involved in all kinds of educational activities, aiming to promote and support music education in both general and music schools. In this way we fulfil Plato’s postulate that “children ought to be taught music, physics and philosophy; but music in particular, because it contains models and all the skills that are crucial to learning”.


Since the first quarter of 2019 is already behind us, let us sum up PWM Edition’s educational enterprises in that period.

Agata Zubel’s “3x3” to Be Premiered in Paris

 

The world premiere of the most recent work by the highly regarded Polish composer Agata Zubel is to take place on 9th April 2019 at the Auditorium Marcel Landowski in Paris. The nine members of Ensemble 2e2m – one of France’s oldest and most renowned groups of this kind – will perform 3x3 for 9 instruments. The conductor is Pierre Roulllier.

The concert is part of the cycle “It Is a Woman’s World (Too)”.

On the 8th Festival of Premieres

A three-day festival of new music; seven concerts, two installations, nearly fifteen hours of music – only the most recent works. Thirty composers, more than half of whom are associated with PWM Edition – all this has made me happy, and I am leaving Katowice one hundred per cent satisfied,” said Daniel Cichy PhD, Director and Editor-in-Chief of PWM Edition, summing up the 8th Festival of Premieres in Katowice, which came to its close last Sunday.

Sławomir Kupczak – the April Composer of the Month

In our gallery of COMPOSERS OF THE MONTH, we present today the figure of Sławomir Kupczak, our April Composer of the Month.

Piotr Matwiejczuk Appointed New “Ruch Muzyczny” Editor-in-Chief

On 1st April 2019 the post of editor-in-chief of “Ruch Muzyczny” will be taken over by Piotr Matwiejczuk, who replaces Tomasz Cyz, head of the editorial board since 2013.