Jakub Szafrański

He is a graduate of the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw, where he gained diplomas in composition (the class of Paweł Łukaszewski), choral conducting (the class of Ryszard Zimak) and trumpet performance. In 2017, he joined the faculty of his alma mater, teaching at the Department of Choral Conducting, Music Education, Church Music, Rhythmics and Dance. In addition to his work for Cantores Minores, he directs the Female Choir of the Warsaw School of Economics and is an assistant conductor of the School’s Academic Choir. He won First Prize at the 57. Tadeusz Baird Competition for Young Composers (2016) and several other awards at composers’ competitions.