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Mateusz Rusowicz

Festival's Director


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Conductor, Cultural Manager, Trumpeter.

He believes that everyone is invited to participate in culture and that it is is a reliable way to live a happy and full life. That is why he undertakes a wide range of artistic and educational activities to reach the widest possible audience. Because music delights, thrills and changes lives for the better.

He co-organises a wide range of artistic events: the Krzyżowa-Music Chamber Music Festival, the Music for Future Youth Orchestra and the Ochman Exclusive tour. As a conductor, he has cooperated with the AUKSO Orchestra, the Sudecka Philharmonic Orchestra, the Lower Silesian Philharmonic Orchestra, the Sacrum-Profanum Festival and the Warsaw Autumn Festival.

As a trumpeter, he is a co-founder and permanent member of the new music ensemble Spółdzielnia Muzyczna Contemporary Ensemble.

Founder of the MR Music Agency.

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Fr. dr. Luke

Director of the Publishing House, scientific and program advisor of the festival


Priest of the Legnica diocese, musicologist and choirmaster from Zgorzelec.

In 2009, he completed his philosophical and theological studies at the Major Seminary
A clergyman in Legnica, receiving a master's degree in theology. From 2011, he studied musicology and liturgy at the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin. He completed these studies, receiving successively: in 2016, a master's degree in musicology, in 2017 a doctorate in theological sciences in the field of pastoral theology.

From 2017, he worked in the cathedral parish of St. St. Apostles Peter and Paul in Legnica, also as a lecturer of church music at the Major Seminary in Legnica and a lecturer at the Diocesan Institute of Church Music in Legnica. Until 2020, he also served as cantor of the Legnica Cathedral, conductor of the cathedral choir and seminary scholia.

In the years 2018-2021, he completed postgraduate studies in conducting and choir mastery at the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice. Feliks Nowowiejski in Bydgoszcz. He currently works as a vicar and catechist of the parish of St. John the Apostle and Evangelist in Jelenia Góra, where he established the Gregorian schola. In his scientific work, he publishes music manuscripts from the former Cistercian abbey in Krzeszów. They have been appearing since 2020 in the series he created, entitled
"Studia Musica Grissoviensia", of which he is the editor.

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