man of contrasts
Maciej Koczur was born in Bochnia in 1989.
He is currently a PhD student in the Conducting Department at the Academy of Music in Krakow. In 2013 Maciej graduated with honors from the same academy under supervision of Paweł Przytocki. He obtained his diploma conducting Artur Malawski Philharmonic Orchestra in Rzeszów.
On October 6th 2014 he was awarded “Małe berło” prize by the Polish Cultural Foundation. His candidacy was suggested by maestro Jerzy Maksymiuk.
- In the 2013/2014 season Maciej was conductor-in-residence at the Artur Rubinstein Philharmonic Orchestra in Łódz.
- In 2012 he was the youngest participant in the 9th Grzegorz Fitelberg International Conducting Competition.
- Maciej is one of the finalists of Alexander Liebrich assistant conductor competition. Alexander Liebreich is an Artistic Director of Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra in Katowice. (2014)
- In 2014 Maciej, as a conductor, represented Academy of Music in Kraków in The Ovid's Metamorphoses Erasmus Intensive Programme organised by Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music in Budapest.The programme itself was an international project involving seven European