Elżbieta Wtorkowska

She is a professor of art in the field of artistic conducting. In the years of 2012 – 2016 she was a dean of the Conducting Department of Jazz and Music Education at F. Nowowiejski Music Academy in Bydgoszcz. At the moment, she is an executive of Church Music Department. Moreover, she works at Social-Artistic Institute of J. Grodek Public Training College in Sanok.

Not only is she a lecturer and a science executive at Postgraduate Studies of Voice Production and Training Programme at Music Academy in Bydgoszcz but she is a vocal Choir Opera Nova’s consultant in Bydgoszcz as well.

Furthermore, since 1993 she has been a lecturer at Polish Choir Conductors Study within The Polish Community Choir Academy in Koszalin, where since 2002 she has been leading the Polish Community Conductors Choir – Ojczyzna. For Polish choir conductors she has been having seminars and choir workshops at Belarus (1996-2005), Ukraine (1998-2008), Lithuania (2003-2008), Czech Republic (1999-2001, 2007-2008), United States (2006, 2007, 2014, 2016, 2017) and England (2008, 20015). In 2008 she gave choir lectures and workshops in Australia, in 2009 in Scotland, in 2013 in Mexico and in Spain (2014, 2015).

In 1981 she established Girl Choir – Canzona in Murowana Goślina and in 2001 Female Choir Canzona-Absolwent. At the moment, she is leading a female group whereas she is taking the artistic and substantive care after the group Canzona Kameralna conducted by Adrianna Wtorkowska-Kubińska.

She has performed with Canzona choirs in Germany, Switzerland, Italy, the Netherlands, Sweden, Russia, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Lithuania, Finland, Austria, Ukraine, England, Spain, Portugal, Bulgaria, Greece and Malta.

She is the initiator and artistic director of the International Choir Festival Fr. Edmund Szymański in Murowana Goślina, which has been taking place annually since 2007.

She guests as a  lecturer on seminars for vocalists, teachers and choir conductors in Poland and abroad. Moreover, she runs a  vocal workshops for amateur and large choirs, for children, youth and academic choirs, boys, women, men and mixed choirs throughout Poland.