XVI International Choirs Festival Gaude Cantem - CANCELED


We regret to inform you that due to the introduction of the COVID19 epidemic and the threats resulting from it, we are forced to cancel the 16th International Choir Festival "Gaude Cantem" Kazimierz Fober, which was to be held this year on October 15-17.
The 16th edition of our Festival is postponed to the next year.

The XVI (XVII, XVIII, XIX) edition of the International Choir Festival "Gaude Cantem" will take place ...


subsequent editions of the Festival
2020 - October 15-17
2021 - October 21-23
2022 - October 20-22
2023 - October 19-21

The results of the XV International Choir Festival


It ended in the twelfth edition of the Festival Gaude Cantem.
Below are the minutes of the Jury of the competitions.

Results of the Festival "Gaude Cantem" (PDF) - english version
Results Review of the Senior Choir (PDF) - english version

Festival concerts program - poster


XV GaudeCantem - Jury


Festival jurors and lecturers

Konkurs o Grand Prix/Grand Prix Competition

prof. dr hab. Aleksandra Paszek-Trefon –  ProfTit, DSc, conductor, lecturer at the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice (chairwoman of the Jury)

prof. dr hab. Elżbieta Wtorkowska –  ProfTit, DSc, conductor, head of the Chair of Church Music, lecturer and substantive manager at Postgraduate Studies in Choirmastering and Voice Emission at the Feliks Nowowiejski Academy of Music in Bydgoszcz, vocal consultant of the Opera Nova Choir in Bydgoszcz

dr hab. Jan Borowski –  DSc, professor at the Ignacy Jan Paderewski Academy of Music in Poznań, conductor of the Choir of University of Technology and Humanities in Bielsko-Biała

dr hab. Izabela Zielecka-Panek – DSc, choirmaster, associate professor at the Institute of Music of the University of Silesia in Cieszyn, conductor and artistic director of the Harmonia Representative Choir of the University of Silesia

prof. dr hab. Benedykt Błoński – ProfTit, DSc, conductor, dean of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, since 2009 conductor of the Cantore Varmienses Choir at the Warmian--Masurian Philharmonic, member of the International Choir Olympic Council, as well as art director of the Feliks Nowowiejski International Choir Music Festival in Barczewo

mgr Piotr Żółty (secretary of the Jury)

Senior Choir Review

prof. dr hab. Aleksandra Paszek-Trefon (chairwoman of the Jury)

dr hab. Jan Borowski

mgr Andrzej Kucybała – MA, conductor, long-time director of the State Music School Complex in Bielsko-Biała

mgr Piotr Żółty (secretary of the Jury)

Choral workshops

prof. dr hab. Marcin Tomczak – ProfTit, DSc, conductor, pedagogue, director of the Institute of Choir Conducting and Oratorio-Cantata of the Stanisław Moniuszko Academy of Music in Gdańsk

prof. dr hab. Elżbieta Wtorkowska

Seminar tutor for conductors

prof. dr hab. Marcin Tomczak


Festival Director

Krzysztof Przemyk

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