Employees

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Marcin Łopacki

Department: Department of Choir Conducting and Singing, Music Education and Rhythmics

Graduate of the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw, currently a lecturer at his alma mater. In 2019 he received the degree of Doctor of Arts.

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Marcin Łopacki

choral conducting

Laureate of 39 prizes and honorable mentions in composition competitions, mainly international ones, three-time laureate of the concert series Music Forum of Young People of the Austrian Cultural Forum in Warsaw. Scholarship holder of the Societé Generale bank (2010) and the Młoda Polska programme of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage (2021).

Cooperated with many cultural institutions, among others: The National Philharmonic in Warsaw, the J. Semkow Polish Sinfonia Iuventus Orchestra, the Warsaw Chamber Opera, the Polish Royal Opera, the Polish Society for Contemporary Music, the Polish Composers Union. From 2007 to 2019, he was a pianist-co-performer and assistant conductor of the Warsaw Boys' and Men's Choir at the UMFC.

The artist gives concerts primarily as a pianist-cameralist. He willingly cooperates with numerous vocalists as a vocal coach, using his unparalleled skills in playing a vista.

He is also active in non-governmental organisations: in 2007 he was appointed as a member of the board of the Jeunesses Musicales Polska association; between 2008 and 2016 he was secretary, board member and then chairman of the Young Composers' Circle of the Polish Composers' Union; in 2015 he established (together with Andrzej Karalow and Piotr Zawadzki) the Ensemblage Foundation, of which he is currently president.

His compositional output currently includes 95 opuses, among which are 4 chamber operas (including 3 so-called scrabble-operas to his own libretti - a genre created by the composer), orchestral, choral, chamber, solo works, songs, as well as electroacoustic and algorithmic music.