Zbigniew Stępniak

Education, experience


Education:

  • 2010-2012 – 2nd degree (master’s) studies at the Faculty of Vocal Music and Drama at Feliks Nowowiejski Musical Academy in Bydgoszcz,
  • 19.10.2011 – doctoral dissertation at the Faculty of History and Social Science at Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw,
  • 2000-2004 – 3rd degree (doctoral) studies in the Section of Theoretical and Applied Musicology at Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw,
  • 2000-2004 – Postgraduate Vocal Music Programme at Feliks Nowowiejski Musical Academy in Bydgoszcz and the National Culture Centre in Warsaw,
  • 1997-2000 – 2nd degree (master’s) studies at the Faculty of Social at the University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn,
  • 1988-1994 – 2nd degree (master’s) studies at the Theological Seminary of the Warmia Metropoly (philosophy and theology).


Courses:

  • 27-29.10.2014 – International Scientific Conference «The musical culture of Koenigsberg-Kaliningrad», lecture: „Theology of Psalm 100 (99) and the musical rhetoric of Baroque in Johann Valentin Meder’s (1649-1719) concert  Jubilate Deo”, College of Music in Kaliningrad,
  • 9-11.06.2014 – I International Scientific Conference MAN - ART - EDUCATION, under the title: Creative expression in the twenty-first century education, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, lecture: „Music theology lecture of the Old Testament Proverbs (Proverbs 8, 23-31) in the solo motet for basso profondo Claudio Monteverdi - Ab aeterno ordinata sum”, 
  • 16.05.2014 – V International Scientific and Practical Conference „Actual problems of education and society” organized by Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, "Moscow Institute of socio-humanitarian" branch in the city of Yaroslavl (Russia), 
  • 17-18.04.2014 - VII International Scientific and Practical Conference „High school: experience, problems and prospects” organized by the Russian Peoples' Friendship University in Moscow,
  • 14-27.10.2013 - visiting researcher at State University Janka Kupala Grodno, the length of such rate interpretation of Russian romances with Irina Grachowska,
  • 2-6.09.2013 - International Scientific Conference in Kiten (Bulgaria): „Formation of citizen and professional in terms of university education”, organized by the Sofia University St. Clement of Ohrid,
  • 6-24.05.2013 – apprenticeship training and artistic in Schola Cantorum Basiliensis – Academy of Ancient Music Basel Basel (Switzerland); solo singing: prof. Evelyne Tubb, prof. Ulrich Messthalter, prof. Gerd Türk, early music notation: prof. Véronique Daniels Angelika Moths, Gregorian chant: Kelly Landerkin, the basics of early music performance: prof. Jörg-Andreas Bötticher, prof. Dominique Vellard, prof. Anthony Rooley, Swen Schwannberger, Carlos Federico Sepúlveda, 
  • 7-12.07.2012 – XII Course of Opera Singing in Krynica Zdrój (run by prof. Jadwiga Romańska, prof. Stefania Toczyska, prof. Eugeniusz Sąsiadek, prof. Jan Ballarin, prof. Maciej Witkiewicz) – organised by the Polish Association of Vocal Pegagogics,
  • 30.06.-7.07.2012 – VI Summer Courses of Early Music in Warsaw (run by Marek Rzepka),
  • 4-8.11.2009 – International Session of Group Singing (run by prof. Jadwiga Gałęska-Tritt, prof. Janusz Niziołek, prof. Ingrid Kremling) – Musical Academy in Bydgoszcz,
  • 01.2005 – International Seminar „Rabine’s metod and its importance in vocal pedagogics, group voice production and speech therapy” (coaches: prof. Eugen Rabine i Christoph Wendel) – Musical Academy in Bydgoszcz.


Experience: 

  • from 1.03.2014 – assistant professor in the Chair of Early Education at the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn,
  • 1.02.2012 - 28.02.2014 – assistant professor in the Chair of Axiological Foundations of Education at the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, 
  • 1.11.2007 - 31.01.2012 – lecturer in the Section of Teaching Education and Occupational Counselling (from 1.10.2010 – in the Chair of Axiological Foundations of Education) at the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn,
  • from 1.09.2007 – lecturer in the Archdiocese School of Church Musicians (group voice production, choir),
  • from 2007 – co-operation with the Warmińsko-Mazurski In-Service Teacher Training Centre (workshops in voice production and voice hygiene),
  • 1.10.2006 - 30.09.2008 – lecturer at the State Higher School of Vocational Education in Ciechanów, the Institute of Philogy and History in Mława (voice production and hygiene, communication of linguistically handicapped people),
  • 1.08.2006 - 30.06.2009 – parish priest of St Andrew Apostle and St Roch’s Parish in Ramsowo, 
  • 2006-2007 – commissioned teaching hours at the State Pegagogical School TWP in Warsaw, the Faculty of Pedagogics in Olsztyn (rhetoric, culture, voice production),
  • 2004-2008 – lecturer at the Postgraduate Vocal Music Programme at Feliks Nowowiejski Musical Academy in Bydgoszcz and the National Culture Centre in Warsaw (individual and group voice production, audio-video recording of lectures and concerts),
  • 2003-2005 – commissioned teaching hours at the Faculty of Biology at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań (voice production),
  • 1.09.1994 - 31.08.2001 – teacher of religion at the Vocational School Group in Olsztynek,
  • 1.07.1994 - 30.09.2000 – parocchial vicar at the Parish of Sacred Heart of Jesus in Olsztynek.


Administrative experience:

  • from 2009 – organiser of regular meetings with vocal music at John Paul II Institute of Christian Culture in Olsztyn,  
  • 07.2008 - 08.2009 – founder and artistic director of the Summer Concerts of Vocal Music „Varmia Gaudet et Cantat” in Ramsowo, 
  • 2002-2007 – member of the Artistic Committee and International Jury of F. Nowowiejski Festival of Choral Music in Barczewo. 


Links:

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Gallery ➜, 

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    © Zbigniew Stepniak 2017