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dr hab. Mariusz Mróz


He was born in 1968. He began his music studies at the first and second degree State Music School in Olsztyn in the violin class. He graduated from the Music Academy in Gdańsk at the department of choral conducting. In the years 1991-2000 and 2016-20017 he worked with the Chamber Choir "CONTINUO" in Sopot, and in the period 2004-2009 with the choir of the State Higher Vocational School of Elbląg. In the years 2000-2012 he was the president of Gdańsk branch of the Polish Association of Choirs and Orchestras (PZChiO), and also a member of the PZChiO General Board in Warsaw. Decorated with the Golden Honor Award of PZChiO. He also performs as a pedagogue and symphonic conductor, conducting the orchestra of the Second Degree State Music School in Gdańsk (from 2007 to today) and academic classes in choral conducting (in the years 2009-2016 the Kazimierz Wielki University in Bydgoszcz). Currently, he is a professor at Gdańsk University of Technology and the Academy of Music in Bydgoszcz at the Department of Conducting, Jazz and Music Education

He has performed on many national and international stages (Belgium, Germany, France, Spain, Mexico, Denmark, Sweden, Estonia, Lithuania, Russia, Czech Republic, Austria, Slovenia, Italy, the Netherlands, Hungary, and Macedonia). He took part in 32 national and 22 foreign choir competitions and festivals where he received a total of 55 awards and distinctions (3 Grand Prix, 3 prizes for the best conductor of the festival, 11 first places, 13 gold diplomas).
He is an author of many publications on orthodox music, a speaker at scientific conferences, a juror at national and international choral competitions, among others he is a was a jury member at the "RAINBOW" International Festival and Choir Competition Saint Petersburg (Russia). His artistic and scientific interests include religious music, baroque music, contemporary music and music sociology.

In 2023, he received the title of Professor of Art awarded by the President of the Republic of Poland.