Join us for a unique artistic event

Take delight in listening to music performed by prize-winning virtuoso musicians:

cellist Zofia Łodygowska and pianist Przemysław Witek.

The concert will be held on Friday, 7th September 2018 at 19:30 in Room 4.

Do not miss this truly genuine feast for the ears!

 

HeinzSchmidtPhoto 7w        Polish born Zofia Łodygowska is currently cellist with the internationally acclaimed Diverso String Quartet and a soloist of the Częstochowa Philharmonic. In years 2014-2016 she was a scholar of Live Music Now programme in Berlin. In April 2015 as a member of the Diverso String Quartet she was awarded Młoda Polska scholarship from the Polish Government in support of her European career. As a soloist and chamber musician, she is a prizewinner of numerous international competitions across Europe which include the Gianni Bergamo Classic Music Award, the Ludwig van Beethoven International Chamber Music Competition (Poland), Karol Szymanowski International Competition for String Quartets (Poland), A. Prochazku International Cello Competition (Slovakia), Liezen International Cello Competition (Austria), John Webster Memorial Prize (UK), Hirsh Prize (UK), and finalist of the Sir John Barbirolli Cello Prize (UK). Zofia was Leverhulme Junior Fellow at Pro Corda International Chamber Music Academy between 2012 and 2014. That was followed by an invitation to join their group of staff.

        She has been invited to perform in international masterclasses with world leading cellists who include Ralph Kirshbaum, Gary Hoffman, Hannah Roberts and Reinhard Latzko. As a soloist, she has performed in Wrexham with the North East Wales Sinfonia performing Dvorak’s Cello Concerto, in Halifax with the Orchestra of Square Chapel performing Schumann’s Cello Concerto, at the Runge Concert Hall with the Karłowicz Chamber Orchestra performing Vivaldi’s Double Cello Concerto, in Austria as part of the Dachsberg Proms performing Tchaikovsky’s Rococo Variations and regularly performs in solo and chamber music recitals across the United Kingdom, Poland and Germany. In September 2014, as a member of the Diverso Quartet Zofia performed Spohr’s Concerto for String Quartet and Orchestra with the Orchestra of Square Chapel. In 2016 together with the Diverso Quartet she was invited to perform in the Sacrum non Profanum International Music Festival (Poland), Malta International Arts Festival working closely with Arvo Pärt and Emanacje Festival organised by the Krzysztof Penderecki European Centre of Music (Poland). With a particular interest in both Baroque and Contemporary Music, Zofia performed basso continuo, working with Roger Hamilton in the RNCM’s production of Haendel’s Xerxes and has given world premieres of works by John Manduell and Adam Gorb.

        Zofia attended the Mieczysław Karłowicz School of Music in Poznań, Poland where she was a prize winning scholar from the Polish Government in recognition of her outstanding educational achievements. In 2007, Zofia was awarded a scholarship to study with Karine Georgian at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. where she completed the Master of Music Degree in Solo Performance with Distinction in 2012. In February 2016 together with the Diverso Quartet she completed Masters studies in chamber music at the Universitaet der Kuenste Berlin under tutelage of the renown Artemis String Quartett. Later that same year, Diverso Quartet graduated from the Royal Northern College of Music finishing the International Artist Diploma in Chamber Music Postgraduate course, which is the pinnacle of achievement at the college for performers who are at the start of their international careers. Zofia plays cello from the 19th century made by an Italian luthier Giuseppe Baldantoni.

 

przemek zdjecie        Pianist Przemysław Witek was born in 1985 in Wałbrzych, Poland. In 2009 he graduated with distinction at the Paderewski Academy of Music in Poznań, in the piano class of Professor Alicja Kledzik. He also studied at the University of Arts in Berlin and Academy of Music and Dance in Cologne. He has been teaching at the Paderewski Academy of Music in Poznań since 2009, and started his own piano class in 2015, the same year he graduated with a Doctorate. In the years 2015-2017 he was also running an artistic internship under the direction of Professor Krzysztof Jabłoński at the Fryderyk Chopin Music University in Warsaw.

        Przemysław Witek has received many awards at international piano competitions, including 1st Prize, International Piano Competition in Rome (2004), two Special Prizes, “Arthur Rubinstein in Memoriam” International Piano Competition in Bydgoszcz (2004), 1st Prizes at the Val Tidone (2005) and Racconigi (2006) competitions, and Special Prize, International Chamber Music Competition in Moscow (2007). In 2008, he was awarded the 1st and Best Virtuoso Prizes at the Adilia Alieva International Piano Competition at Grand Geneve-Gaillard, as well as the 1st and Best Polish Pianist Prizes at the “Halina Czerny-Stefańska in Memoriam” International Piano Competition in Poznań. These awards enabled him to record his debut album and started his concert career in Poland and abroad.

        Przemysław Witek has performed concerts with the Polish Radio Chamber Orchestra “Amadeus”, Beethoven Academy Orchestra, and symphony orchestras of Cracow Philharmonic, Koszalin Philharmonic, Sudetes Philharmonic, Lower-Silesia Philharmonic, Plock Philharmonic, Świętokrzyska Philharmonic and Szczecin Philharmonic, under the baton of such conductors as Agnieszka Duczmal, Marek Pijarowski, Paweł Przytocki, Jacek Rogala, Ruben Silva, Marko Ivanovič, Grigorij Krasko and Jakub Chrenowicz. He has played at inauguration concerts with the Montenegro National Philharmonic (season 2013/2014) and Sudetes Philharmonic (season 2010/2011), as well as the final concert of the 2009 Polish Pianism Festival in Słupsk.

        Additionally, Przemysław Witek often plays in chamber concerts, working with such musicians as Benedict Klöckner, Jiři Kabat, Anna Maria Staśkiewicz, Katarzyna Budnik-Gałązka, Zofia Łodygowska, Janusz Wawrowski, Marcin Markowicz and Bartosz Woroch. He has played recitals in all the major cities of Poland, and has made solo concert tours in the USA, Japan, China, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Spain, France, Italy, Belgium, Germany Switzerland, Ukraine, and Russia.

        In 2004 and 2012, Przemysław Witek made archival recordings of works by Karol Szymanowski for the Vatican Radio. In March 2011, the Polish Radio and Ponte Art Production released his debut album “Décadence”, featuring works by Szymanowski and Rachmaninov. More recently, in 2014, he gave the world premiere recording of Andrzej Nikodemowicz’s Piano Sonata (1958), Mikołaj Hertel's Concerto alla polacca and the Polish premiere recording of Mieczysław Weinberg’s piano works.

Join us for a unique artistic event

Take delight in listening to music performed by:

saxophonist Jan Adamczewski

The concert will be held on Thursday, 6th September 2018 at 19:30 in the lecture hall.

Do not miss this truly genuine feast for the ears!

 

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     Jan Adamczewski is a saxophonist, arranger and composer.
He is a musician who feels comfortable in the repertoire ofboth jazz and entertainment types.
Theinitiator of many music events: "Jak w dylemacie" in Poznan (2010-2015), the cycle of concerts "Galeria w remoncie" in Sieraków Wlkp. Recently he has been creating a music scene in the Sarbinowska Restaurant in Poznan.
     As a session musician, Jan Adamczewski collaborates with such artists as: Urszula Dudziak, Charito Vergara, Chris Schittulli, Stanisława Celińska, Majka Jeżowska, Katarzyna Skrzynecka, Kasia Wilk, Mezo, Sławek Uniatowski, Bogdan Hołownia, Jacek Piskorz, Daniel Moszczyński, Katarzyna Rościńska and Aleksander Machalica, Mieczysław Hryniewicz, Mariusz Kiljan and also the Bibobit band.
     He has taken part in festivals: Orange Warsaw Festival, Enea Spring Break - Red Bull Tour Bus, Green Town of Jazz, RCK Pro Jazz Festival in Kołobrzeg, Made In Chicago Festival in Poznan and many others.
     Jan Adamczewski was awarded the prize for the best instrumentalist of the 14th Big Band Festival in Nowy Tomyśl in2009.He won the first places at the National Big Band Festival in Nowy Tomyśl 2006and 2007, the National Big Band Festival in Bydgoszcz 2007 and the International Festival - CeskaKamienica 2008 with the Big Stan Band. Eleven Big Band, which is led by Jan Adamczewski, received an award at the Big Band Festival in Nowy Tomyśl in 2011. Jan Adamczewski is the author of the music for the play "Dag Hammarskjold" co-created with Aleksander Machalica, as well as "Poezja może uratować świat", whose originator was Mieczysław Hryniewicz.

Discography: 

        •        “Sax Buster”, 2016
        •        “Around The Movie”, 2015
        •        “Around The World”, 2014
        •        “Jan Adamczewski”,  2013
        •        “Chopin Profanum”, 2011

Sideman:
        •        “Podróżnik” - BIBOBIT, 2018 
        •        “Jazz contra Bach” - JarekKostka Quartet 2016
        •        “Movie Jazz” (Polish Film Music arranged for the saxophone quartet and the rhythm section), 2013
        •        “Folk songs for the jazz ensemble” –Polish-Scandinavian project, 2013
        •        “Take Me New Way” - Jan Adamczewski single, 2013
        •        “Music Is My Wonderful Foster Brother” - Wojciech Olszewski, 2013
        •        “Forever Green” – “ZawszeZielona” -  Big Band of the University of Zielona Góra andUrszulaDudziak, 2008
        •        “Wolny Band”, 2008

Konin Language Studies

Call for contributions arising from the XV. CercleS Conference

“Broad Perspectives on Language Education in the Globalized World”

Poznan University of Technology, 6–8 September 2018

Selected papers presented during the XV CercleS International Conference entitled  “Broad Perspectives on Language Education in the Globalized World” will be published in an edited collection brought out with

Konin Language Studies (http://www.ksj.pwsz.konin.edu.pl).

Submissions should be sent no later than 28 Febuary 2019 to the following e-mail address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

All the papers will be subject to a scrupulous review process, the outcome of which will determine whether or not a particular contribution will be accepted. Additionally, the following guidelines should be followed:

  1. In general, manuscripts must conform to the specifications of Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (sixth edition). Basic information about the style can be found at:

https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/

  1. All papers should be submitted as a Word for Windows .doc or file.
  2. The paper should be ca. 6000-8000 words in length (including references and appendices).
  3. Times New Roman 12 point type should be used in the main text.
  4. Double-spacing should be used.
  5. The text should be divided into numbered sections and subsections and it must contain an introductory and concluding section.
  6. Abbreviations, except for very common ones, must be defined the first time they are used.
  7. Use bold for titles of articles and section headings only. Italics can be used in text for highlighting essential information. Do not underline.
  8. Tables and diagrams should be numbered sequentially, accompanied by a heading, and clearly related to the section of the text to which they refer (see Figure 1 in parentheses; as can be seen from Table 3, etc.).
  9. All artwork must be editable in Microsoft Word.
  10. When text passages, figures, or tables are copied from other works, permission must be obtained from the copyright holder (usually the original publisher) for both the print and online format. The signed permission should be enclosed with the manuscript. The source must be acknowledged in the legend or table heading. If the source is in a foreign language, a translation should be provided.
  11. The article should be accompanied with an abstract (ca. 200 words), up to key words and information about the contributor (ca. 100 words).

MirosławPawlak          
Editor-in-Chief          
Poznan 2018          

SPRINGER – Special Issue

Call for contributions arising from the XV. CercleS Conference

“Broad Perspectives on Language Education in the Globalized World”

Poznan University of Technology, 6–8 September 2018

Selected papers presented during the XV CercleS International Conference entitled  “Broad Perspectives on Language Education in the Globalized World” will be published in an edited collection brought out with Springer

Submissions should be sent no later than 28 Febuary 2019 to the following e-mail address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

All the papers will be subject to a scrupulous review process, the outcome of which will determine whether or not a particular contribution will be accepted. Additionally, the following guidelines should be followed:

  1. In general, manuscripts must conform to the specifications of Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (sixth edition). Basic information about the style can be found at:

https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/

  1. All papers should be submitted as a Word for Windows .doc or file.
  2. The paper should be ca. 6000-8000 words in length (including references and appendices).
  3. Times New Roman 12 point type should be used in the main text.
  4. Double-spacing should be used.
  5. The text should be divided into numbered sections and subsections and it must contain an introductory and concluding section.
  6. Abbreviations, except for very common ones, must be defined the first time they are used.
  7. Use bold for titles of articles and section headings only. Italics can be used in text for highlighting essential information. Do not underline.
  8. Tables and diagrams should be numbered sequentially, accompanied by a heading, and clearly related to the section of the text to which they refer (see Figure 1 in parentheses; as can be seen from Table 3, etc.).
  9. All artwork must be editable in Microsoft Word.
  10. When text passages, figures, or tables are copied from other works, permission must be obtained from the copyright holder (usually the original publisher) for both the print and online format. The signed permission should be enclosed with the manuscript. The source must be acknowledged in the legend or table heading. If the source is in a foreign language, a translation should be provided.
  11. The article should be accompanied with an abstract (ca. 200 words), up to key words and information about the contributor (ca. 100 words).

MirosławPawlak          
Editor-in-Chief          
Poznan 2018          

Language Learning in Higher Education

Call for contributions arising from the XV. CercleS Conference

“Broad Perspectives on Language Education in the Globalized World”

Poznan University of Technology, 6–8 September 2018

Language Learning in Higher Education 2019.2 will publish articles and activity reports based on presentations given and posters displayed at the XVCercleSInternational Conference, held at the Poznan University of Technology  6-8 September 2018. They may be written in any of the official languages of CercleS (English, French and German). All submissions should be sent as e-mail attachments to the editors-in-chief, Breffni O’Rourke(This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) and Liliana Szczuka-Dorna (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) not later than 28 Febuary 2019.

Articles should be between 5000 and 7000 words in length (including references but excluding tables, figures and appendices). Those that report on empirical or experimental research should carry clear and explicit pedagogical implications, while those concerned with a practical dimension of language learning/teaching should include discussion of research-based principles. Articles on other areas of interest should include critical engagement with current discussion in the relevant literature. Submissions that the editors-in-chief judge worthy of serious consideration will be peer-reviewed.Articles should be presented as follows:

  1. Name of author(s)
  2. Title of article
  3. Abstract (200–250 words)
  4. Key words (between 5 and 7)
  5. Name of author(s) followed by institutional affiliation(s) and e-mail address(es). If there are two or more authors, please indicate which of them should receive correspondence
  6. Text of article
  7. References
  8. Appendices
  9. Tables and/or figures in the order in which they appear in the article

Activity reports should be between 2000 and 3000 words and should focus on an innovative activity carried out in a language centre and likely to be of interest to colleagues in other language centres. Submissions will be reviewed by the editors-in-chief and the assistant editors.Activity reports should presented as follows:

  1. Name of author(s)
  2. Title of activity report
  3. Abstract (150–200 words)
  4. Key words (between 5 and 7)
  5. Name of author(s) followed by institutional affiliation(s) and e-mail address(es). If there are two or more authors, please indicate which of them should receive correspondence
  1. Text of activity report organized as follows:
    1. Description of context
    2. Account of activity
    3. Summary of results/experience
    4. Future prospects
  2. References (if any)
  3. Appendices (if any)
  4. Tables and/or figures (if any)

Whether you are submitting a research article or an activity report, please observe the following conventions:

  • Margins: 2.5 cm
  • Font: Times New Roman 12pt
  • Paragraph spacing: 1.5 lines
  • Numbering of sections and sub-sections: please follow the publisher’s style sheet (appended to
    these guidelines)
  • Indent the first line of each paragraph by pressing the tab key once
  • No space after paragraphs
  • As indicated above, tables and figures should be inserted in sequence at the end of your text file. Indicate roughly where each table/figure should occur by inserting in your text: [Please insert Table/Figure X here]
  • Footnotes should be used sparingly and inserted using the INSERT FOOTNOTE function in Word
  • Figures, screenshots, etc. should be submitted as high-resolution images
  • References, both in the running text and in the list at the end of the article, should be presented strictly according to the publisher’s style sheet (appended to theseguidelines)

Submissions that fail to observe these conventions will not be considered for publication.

If you are not a native speaker of the language in which you write your article/activity report you are strongly advised to have your text checked by a native speaker before you submit it.

 

Liliana Szczuka-Dorna and Breffni O’Rourke, February 2018          
Editors-in-Chief          
Language Learning in Higher Education