Choir of Collegium Medicum UMK

Bydgoszcz, Poland

Janusz Stanecki conductor

Anna Kocent conductor assistant

Adam Kujawski, Adam Cieślak solo vocals


Choir of the Collegium Medicum was established in 1985. During the first four years it was a small vocal group managed by Halina Wieczór. Since 1989 to this day the conductor and artistic manager has been professor Janusz Stanecki. During this period, the group participated in many national and international events. The choir consists of students, graduates and university employees. The choir won many award from competitions and festivals: Grand Prix and Special prize of the jury for the best performance of work by Yuri Falik during "The Singing World” International Festival and Competition in 2018, Sankt Petersburg (Russia); participation in the 35th Festival Internacional de Música de Cantonigròs in 2017 (Spain); two prizes for three possible in selected categories in the 4th Freamunde International Choir Competition in 2016, Freamunde (Portugal).

The conductor and choirmaster Janusz Stanecki is a professor at the Music Academy of Feliks Nowowiejski in Bydgoszcz. He was born in 1960 in Chełmno. In 1984 he graduated with honors from the Department of Choir Conducting and Music Education at the Music Academy in Bydgoszcz. His artistic and pedagogical achievements include numerous prizes and distinctions: the prizes of the mayor of the city of Bydgoszcz, the governor of Bydgoszcz and the rector of the Academy of Music. F. Nowowiejski in Bydgoszcz.

Bydgoszcz is one of the largest cities in Poland (nearly 400,000 inhabitants). A large center of industry, trade and logistics, as well as a road, rail and inland waterway junction. Bydgoszcz is one of the main national centers of the IT industry and business services, also an academic, scientific and cultural center. The opera, philharmonic, theater, cinemas, museums, art galleries, orchestras and music bands operate around 100 cultural reviews and festivals annually. The tourist attractiveness of Bydgoszcz, in addition to the monuments, is emphasized by the original quay on the side of rivers and canals, the Mill Island and the richness of architecture from the Belle Epoque period.


Title Composer Lyrics
Regina caeli Romulad Twardowski (b. 1930) Sacral text
Sicut lilium Marek Raczyński (b. 1982) Sacral text
I denna ljuva arr. Bengt Ollen (b. 1950) arr. Bengt Ollen (b. 1950)
Syianiem Tomislav Zografski (1934-2000) Tomislav Zografski (1934-2000)
Makedońska Humoreska Todor Skalovski (1909-2004) Folk text
Signore del le cime Bepi De Marzi (b. 1935) Sacral text
Parce Domine Feliks Nowowiejski (1877-1946) Sacral text
Chwalitie imia Gospodnie Romuald Twardowski (b. 1930) Sacral text
Sicut lilium Marek Raczyński (b. 1982) Sacral text