Jury for the Contemporary Music Contest

  • Prof. dr hab. Ryszard Zimak – Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw  – Chairman of the Jury
  • Prof. dr hab. Benedykt Błoński – University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn
  • Prof. dr hab. Stanisław Krawczyński – Music Academy in Krakow
  • Prof. Rolandas Daugela – Vytautas Magnus University w Kownie
  • Krystyna Stańczak – Pałyga – Vice-president of the Main Board of the Polish Association of Choirs and Orchestras
  • Halina Rostek, secretary of jury

Jury for the Musica Sacra Contest


  • Dr hab. Izabella Zielecka – Panek professor – University of Silesia in Cieszyn
  • Dr hab. Monika Mielko – Remiszewska professor – Academy of Music in Lublin
  • Krystyna Stańczak – Pałyga – Vice President of the Main Board of the Polish Association of Choirs and Orchestras
  • Ks. canon dr Marian Jan Wiettlieb – Pastor of St. Peter the Apostle in Międzyzdroje


    The 2020 contest will be held in the following categories:

    • 1. Children’s choirs up to 16 years old
    • 2. Mixed choirs
    • 3. Men or Female Choirs
    • 4. Vocal ensembles up to 16 people -male, female and mixed
    • 5. Seniors choirs

    Choirs competing in the listed categories must perform 20 minutes of any program including a minimum of one piece of Christmas music (carols, pastorals etc.) The program can be performed a ’cappella or accompanied by instruments.

    Relevant scores should be attached to the application form. Performances are evaluated by the jury according to the following criteria:


    • Difficulty
    • Execution
    • Rhythmicity
    • Phrasing
    • Intonation


    • Style
    • Musicality
    • Reproductive suggestiveness
    • New techniques

    In addition, on Friday 19/12/20 there will be a competition in the category::

    • S. Musica Sacra for all kinds of choirs

    Auditions for the S-Musica Sacra contest are held in the St. Peter the Apostle’s Church in Międzyzdroje. Every choir is must perform a program including sacred music – presentation time up to 15 minutes. It is possible to perform songs with accompaniment

    Festival Awards

    Grand Prix of the Festival in categories 1 to 5 are awarded diplomas:

    • Gold
    • Silver
    • Bronze

    Category S. Musica Sacra – St. Peters the Apostles Amber Aureola and diplomas:

    • Gold
    • Silver
    • Bronze