About Choir

Choir of Medical University of Warsaw consists of 20 members: mostly of students and graduates from Medical University of Warsaw. Our ensemble is tightly connected with its university and city of Warsaw. We perform for our Alma Mater approximately 30 times per year during academic celebrations in glorious places like Warsaw Philharmonic, Porczyńscy Gallery and “Kamienica” Theatre. Even though there is not much time for activities outside the university, we manage to perform along the country and abroad Europe to promote music of modern Polish composers. Our repertoire ranges from masterpieces of early music to arrangements of contemporary hits. Daniel Synowiec has been the conductor of Choir since 2009.

Daniel Synowiec was born in 1976 in Vienna (Austria). In 1987-1995 he studied piano playing in Viennese musical high school in class of Anita Kainz and he graduated with honors. In Koszalin he did a summer-time 5-year study for conducting polish choirs as a student of professor Wioletta Bielecka and he graduated with honors in 2001. In 2004-2009 he studied at The Fryderyk Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw at the Department of Choir Conducting, Music Education, Church Music, Rhythmic and Dance with specialty in Choir Conducting in class of professor Sławek A. Wróblewski. He graduated with master’s degree with honors. He had a scholarship from Polish Minister of Culture and Science in 2007.

As a chorister he was a member of ensembles like: Choir of Polish Community in Vienna “Gaudete”, “Chopin Vocal Consort”, Choir of Warsaw Chamber Opera, Choir of The Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University, “Cappella Corale Varsaviana” and “Il Tempo”.

For 7 years he was the conductor of Choir of Polish Community in Vienna “Gaudete” with which he performed over 130 times in the country and abroad. Nowadays he belongs to the group of young musicians carrying on Polish Nationwide Musical and Liturgical Workshops within the country (Warsaw, Cracow, Olsztyn, Częstochowa, Konin and others). In 2009 he became the conductor of Choir of Medical University of Warsaw. In 2010-2011 he was artistic director of “Vocafonia” Ensemble working alongside Warsaw Scientific Society.

Daniel Synowiec repeatedly lead international choral workshops which were organized in Poland due to EU grants. He also takes up of translations of textbooks, song's lyrics and other music works from German into Polish. Among the recordings that he achieved as a conductor there are ones such as: Carols and Pastorals with Choir of Polish Community in Vienna “Gaudete” and Aleć nade mna Wenus – secular polyphony of the Renaissance with “Vocafonia” Ensemble.

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