Bratislava Music Agency
841 06 Bratislava 4
Con Fuoco, the choir of the AGH University of Science and Technology came into being in November 2009 on the initative of Diana Mrugała-Gromek, who is the conductor, the music and artistic director, and Magdalena Kania, a University student. The 39 member choir includes students and graduates of the University, both men and women. The choir represents the AGH University during concerts, events, festivals and choir contests in Poland and abroad. The repertoire includes anything from the Renaissance till modern or even pop music with Polish and non Polish songs. The Choir sings both a capella and to orchestral or piano ccompaniment. Choir has already achieved a lot of public acclaim in Poland and abroad and recorded one CD.
Diana Mrugała-Gromek completed her secondary education at Secondary State Music School in Kraków in organ class, tutored by professor ukasz Mateja. In 2007 she graduated with honours from Academy of Music in Krakw at three faculties: choir conducting, teaching the theory of music and church organ music. While at the university she participated in Socrates-Erasmus exchange and studied in Vilnius. She also finished postgraduate studies of culture management at the Jagiellonian University in Krakw. She gained her professional experience, combining studies and work with the Jesuit Choir in Krakw; she also conducted childrens choir in Salesian Church in Krakw and at the International Bach Academy. Since September 2008 she has worked as a choir conductor in Primary Music School in Krakw. She teaches piano and works as an organist in Holy Family Church in Krakw. She participated in many organ music interpretation courses in Germany and Austria (supervised among others by Martin Sander, Radosaw Tuma and Johaness Gefert), choir and orchestra conducting courses in Mainz (supervised by S. Cambreling) and in Hungary (A. Farkas, P. Broadbent). In October, 2007 she founded Gospel Voice choir and works as its conductor and artistic manager. Since November 2009 she has conducted Con Fuoco, choir of University of Science and Technology in Krakw, also founded by her.Back to the list of ensembles