Participants of Synthetis 2016

Thank you all for interest in the International Summer Course for Composers Synthetis 2016. Below the admitted candidates are listed, all of whom will be contacted individually within next 3 days: Andrew Aronowicz – Australia James Black – UK/Denmark Qinke Chang – China/Poland Aleksandra Chmielewska – Poland Monika Dalach – Poland Luis Miguel Delgado Grande […]


Few spots left for Synthetis 2015

Due to the fact that some applicants cancelled their participation in Synthetis 2015, there are few places left! All people who meet the requirements and are interested in participating may send their applications to:


Participants of Synthetis 2015

Thank you all for interest in the International Summer Course for Composers Synthetis 2015. We received applications from a significant number of qualified applicants from all over the world and selecting the participants was very difficult! Participants of Synthetis 2015: Larry Adams – USA Mauricio Arias Esguerra – Colombia Carolina Cerezo Dávila – Spain Aleksandra […]


Excerpts of the works written by SYNTHETIS 2014 composers

Fragments of the participants’ accordion works performed on 15th of August by Maciej Frąckiewicz are now available at:  


Maciej Frąckiewicz – accordion concert (15th of August)

15th of August (Friday), 7:00 pm The program includes compositions of: Krzysztof Penderecki Sofia Gubaidulina Arne Nordheim and pieces written by participants of the International Summer Composition Course SYNTHETIS 2014. The concert is co-financed by ZAiKS (Polish Society of Authors and Composers).

Zygmunt Krauze – piano recital (9th of August)

9th of August (Saturday), 8:00 pm Zygmunt Krauze – piano Wojciech Błażejczyk – sound engineering Program: F. Chopin – Mazurka in A minor op. 67 no.4 (with improvisations) K. Szymanowski – Prelude and Fugue (with improvisations) W. Lutosławski – 3 Folk Melodies (with improvisations) Z. Krauze – Rivierre souteraine 2 (2013) for electronic sound and […]


List of participants

Thank you all for your interest in participating in the International Summer Course for Composers Synthetis 2014. We received applications from a large number of qualified applicants from all over the world. Selecting the participants was extremely difficult! Participants of Synthetis 2014: Mauricio Arias – Colombia Aytaç Ataç – Turkey James Black – UK/Denmark Pietro […]


Synthetis 2014 without Kaija Saariaho

We regret to inform that unfortunately Kaija Saariaho will not be able to join our teaching staff this year.  We hope to have her as one of the master composers in 2015!


Accordionist Maciej Frąckiewicz joins the teaching staff

Young, talented accordionist Maciej Frąckiewicz will join our teaching staff. He will give lectures on the instrument playing techniques, discuss the composition ideas in relation to the performer’s point of view and play the concert at the end of the Course. Get ready to compose new accordion pieces!


It’s official!

We are pleased to inform that this year’s Course will take place between 4th and 16th of August.

SYNTHETIS – International Summer Course for Composers