prof. dr hab. Bogusława Orzechowska

BOGUSŁAWA ORZECHOWSKA - conductor, choirmaster, teacher.

A graduate of the Music Academy in Wrocław in the conducting class of prof. Maria Oraczewska-Skorek and Choir Studies at the Academy of Music in Bydgoszcz.

In the years 1983-2005 she was the conductor and director of the choir of the Wrocław Musical Theater. During this time, she performed many ballet, opera, operetta and musical performances. Significant titles include: Batman's Revenge, Viennese Blood, Count of Luxemburg, Land of Smiles, Student Beggar, Carmen, Abduction from Seraj, Cabaret, Zorba, Magician from Lublin, My Fair Lady, Hello Dolly, Fiddler on the Roof, Opera for three grosze. In 1982-1994 she was the conductor of the Female Choir of the University of Wrocław.

Since 1991, she has been an employee of the Wrocław Academy of Music. In 1995, she obtained the 1st degree qualifications in leading vocal and instrumental ensembles and was nominated to become an adjunct. Boguslawa’s graduates conduct independent, professional activity in Poland and abroad. In the years 1995–2005 she was the head and conductor of the "Feichtinum" choir of the Music Academy in Wrocław, often performing first performances of new choral works. In 2005, based on the evaluation of her artistic achievements and presented post-doctoral dissertation, she obtained at the Music Academy of F. Chopin in Warsaw, the position of habilitated doctor of musical art in the artistic discipline - conducting.

In 1987-2009 she also cooperated with the Song and Dance Ensemble "Jedliniok" (Wrocław University of Environmental and Life Sciences), in 2007-2009 - the Polish Chamber Orchestra "Sotto Voce" and the Gliwice Musical Theater.

Since 2006, she has been the music director and conductor of the "Wrocław" Representative Lower Silesian Song and Dance Ensemble.

She has been repeatedly honored with the Rector's Award of the University of Wrocław, the Agricultural University, the Music Academy in Wrocław for her conducting activity and she was awarded with the title of Meritorious Culture Activist by the Minister of Culture and Art and the Gold Cross of Merit by the President of the Republic of Poland.

In 2012 she obtained the title of professor of musical arts.