Choir of the University of Economics in Katowice

Katowice, Poland

Michał Brożek conductor


Title Composer Lyrics
Exsultate justi in Domino Lodovico da Viadana (1560-1627) Biblical
Modlitwa do Bogarodzicy Józef Świder (1930-2014) Krzysztof Kamil Baczyński (1921-1944)
Gloria Alessandro Kirschner (b. 1972) Religious
Rum, dum, dum Dragan Shuplevski (1933-2001) Traditional Macedonian
Chili Con Carne Anders Edenroth (b. 1963) The Real Group
Sub Tuum Praesidium Henryk Jan Botor (b. 1960) Religious
The Battle of Jericho arr. Moses Hogan (b. 1957) Biblical


The Choir of the University of Economics in Katowice was established in 2006. Its repertoire covers old music, classical music, romantic and contemporary music including religious songs, arrangements of pop music, songs inspired from the folklore but also oratorical works. They have released 3 CDs. Since 2018, the Choir is the organizer of the Metropolitan Choral Festival. They have participated in many festivals in Poland and abroad: Italy, Lithuania, Turkey, Spain, France, Czech Republic and Slovak Republic. Recent achievements are: Golden Band in the category of mixed choirs in the XVII International Academic Choir Festival in Banska Bystrica, Silver Diploma in the XVI International Festival of Choral Music of Feliks Nowowiejski in Barczewo, Golden Diploma in III International Music Festival of professor Józef Świder in Cieszyn. The choir is often awarded with special awards for sacred music interpretation.

The conductor Michał Brożek is an organist, composer and music teacher. He is the graduate of Academy of Music in Katowice with specializations: Musical Education and Conducting with specialty in Church Music. In 2011 he graduated with honors second cycle studies with specializations: Choral Conducting and Music Education. He also works as a music teacher in grammar school. He has recorded 2 albums with the "Cantate Deo" Choir and 1 with the Choir of the University of Economics in Katowice.

Katowice is one of the biggest academic centers in Poland. There are over 20 higher education institutions, including one of the oldest universities in the Silesia region – University of Economics in Katowice. In 2015 Katowice was awarded with the title "UNESCO Creative City" in the field of music. The city is proud of prestigious ensembles such as National Symphonic Orchestra of Polish Radio and Silesian Philharmonic and many worldwide known music festivals.