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Attention: KIELCE 2015,...!




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Organizers – The 'Ludomir Różycki' State College of Music in Kielce/Poland, The Leschetizky Music Society in Warsaw, The J. Hofmann Society of the City of Wroclaw and The ‘F. Chopin’ Society of the Music Friends in Kielce/Poland - were FORCED to inform the international piano students that:


The 14th International 'Th. Leschetizky'  Piano-Master Course & Workshop

'Idea-Image-Technique' - Kielce/Poland, 2015

Due to the several serious reasons, fully independent of our will and craft, the ‘Idea-Image-Technique’ Piano Master-Course & Workshop cannot be organized in 2015.


The organizers apologize very sincerely to all the international piano students, even potentially interested in participating in this event.


Maybe next year could bring some light of hope…?






  Location: The 'Ludomir Rozycki' College of Music, Wojewodzka Street No 12, Kielce/Poland (here you are the  map).

  Time: from 7th - up to the 15th of July 2015.

  Artistic guidance: Mrs. Olga Lazarska – lecturer of the piano at several institutions of the higher artistic level in Cracow/Poland, Mrs. Oxana Rapita - lecturer of the piano at Academy of Music in Lviv  (Ukraine),  Mr. Artur Jaron - lecturer of the piano and a head of the State College of Music  in Kielce/Poland, Mr. Stefan Kutrzeba - lecturer of the piano at the State College of Music in Kielce and at the ’Jan Kochanowski’ University in Kielce/Poland, Mr. Gregor Niemczuk – distinguished concert pianist, Mr. Michal Szczepanski, Ph.D. - lecturer of the piano at Academy of Music  in Wroclaw (Poland).


This year, as the Very Special Guest of our Workshop will visit us:



The distinguished concert pianist, Mr SZCZEPAN KOŃCZAL from The Academy of Music in Katowice/Poland





The main building of  State College of Music  in Kielce/Poland




  Languages of Instruction at the Course: English, German, Polish, Russian, Ukrainian and Finnish - according to the Participants' needs.

  Room and board: at the small hostel quite near from the College, yet very close to the really big shopping center. Beyond the standard equipment they offer: the kitchenettes, refrigerators, TV sets; a free Internet access – is available, too.  Our participants and guests will receive the three meals a day: the full  breakfast, an "extended dinner" and quite a filling supper; zero fast foods - home cooking only.

Fees: the payment of the active participation in the course is 490 €. The course-fee should be paid at the beginning of the Course in the local currency; it will cover the 5 individual lessons (45 minutes each one), 3 classes in small groups (45 min. each), free attendance to all the activities (passive participation) and concerts; the truly easy access to practicing rooms, which are mostly equipped with the grand pianos, and of course - room and board. Each year we organize a small tourist trip presenting several beautiful places near to the City - free of charge to our Participants, who – additionally – could apply for the supplementary individual lessons via an  appropriate request in their applications; possibility to obtain such an extra lessons depends yet on our tutors' temporal possibilities.

The Passive Participants' fee of 350,00 € includes the free attendance to all the activities and concerts in addition to room and board.

Traditionally, several of the so called “active” course participants could become invited to perform the concerts (mainly, one or two parts of them) accompanied by the professional symphony orchestra.

Applications: you could fill in the application form – or – send the freely formulated request to the Course Organizers on the following e-mail address: 

Additional information via email:  or phone: +48 790 561 583 (Stefan Kutrzeba)

All the necessary information regarding the traveling, insurance and other necessities would be provided to all the future participants by the email on request. Let you feel free to ask about any problem you might face regarding your trip to Poland, accommodation, insurance or just the course program.

Deadline: 15th of June 2015.

The City of Kielce is the capital of one of the most beloved tourist regions in Poland. Due to the kindliness of Authorities of this region to our Workshop, the Participants of our Courses, apart from active piano studying, would have many opportunities to take the full advantage of this region’s unique beauty through access to many forms of sport, tourism, etc.


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Some views on the City of Kielce





Diplomas, handed at the Final Gala concert will honor the Participants. Organizers hold the right to sound, video and TV recording the all of the Workshop's activities.

The most active Participant would annually be honored by the scholarship Prof. Janina Butor in memoriam in form of the free-of-charge participation in the next year's Workshop in Rzeszów.

Only the limited amount of Participants would be accepted; the applications will be put into the queue order in the accordance of theirs arrival time.






Most easily you could reach us travelling via the airports of Warsaw, Katowice, Lodz or Cracow.


Or, let you manage your journey using the excellent Via Michelin trip planner!


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The all bits of information above, regarding Kielce-2015  ARE INVALID yet… We’re so SORRY…!







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Actualized: 2015-05-30