Jurorzy Międzynarodowych Spotkań orkiestr Dętych Alte Kameraden 2010
mgr Czesław Sokalski - Opole,
mjr Edward Tomków - Wrocław,
prof Mieczysław Koczorowski - Poznań,
mgr Petr Šefl - Praga,
mgr Szczepan Kaszyński - Gorzów Wlkp.
Amatérské sdružení hudebníků – dechový orchestr mladých Jistebník (Czech Republic)
Youth brass orchestra, founded in 1971, follows on activities of school wind orchestra which started in Jistebník in 1947. Since 1989 it has performed as the Amatérské sdružení hudebníků – dechový orchestr mladých Jistebník. The orchestra reached an outstanding success in 2001 in Lilienthal, Germany - the highest award in free category. The evidence of its stable quality is winning of golden band at International Music Festival Praha 2007 and at International Music Festival Swidnik 2009.
The Miejska Orkiestra Dęta z Wołomina was founded in 1968. At the beginning it worked under the patronage of the voluntary fire brigade in Wołomin, later on under the patronage of the glassworks. Currently is makes music with the support of the town council. The youngest band member is 13 years old, the oldest musician is 83 years old – as the latter mentions:” Amongst youngsters I feel young as well.” The orchestra with success takes part in a lot of competitions and festivals in various countries (Czech Republic, the Netherlands, Austria, Sweden, Lithuania, Latvia, Germany). The audiences admires the orchestra for its great vividness, dynamism and youthful enthusiasm. At present the orchestra plays a mix of light and classical music.
Olimpia is a female wind orchestra of about 50 musicians and 10 majorettes from Szczecin. It was founded in 1974. Its current conductor, Jan Skroś (with an excellent pedigree as a former musician within the Phiharmonic Orchestra) uses his obvious high standard of musical knowledge to develop the band members’ music skills. This further ensures that Olimpia plays music of extremely high quality and helps to build up its extensive international repertoire. Olimpia is a very well traveled band. It is often requested to take part in numerous annual musical festivals not only in Poland but in various places in Europe. There it won many prizes. The orchestra is very well known. For this reason it is often invited to perform concerts and marching displays throughout Europe. The maritime theme of its uniform is influenced by the fact that it is situated in Szczecin (Stettin), a city close to the German border and the Baltic sea.
Orkiestra Dęta Towarzystwa Muzycznego im. Mariana Zielińskiego w Śremie
The music association was founded in 1911 in Śrem and created a wind orchestra. In the thirties it gave concerts in Poland and abroad. It took part in orchestras’ meetings in Hungary and the Netherlands. In 1959 the music association in Śrem created a youth wind orchestra. At this time Marian Zieliński became conductor. He was a composer, music teacher and animator of outstanding merit. After his death the music association got its appendix “Marian Zieliński”. Current Szymon Ratajczak is the conductor. He graduated at the music academy “Karol Lipiński” in Wrocław.
Orkiestra Dęta KWK "Murcki-Staszic" Ruch "Boże Dary"
The Orchestra came into being in 1907 at the mine of the current Katowice Coal Holding S.A. its present character is made by the alliance of two orchestras from the town Murcki and the town Kostuchna – which took place in 1977. Recently is has 65 band members. There are miners, retired persons, pupils of music schools, students and graduates from various music academies. Since the beginning the orchestra works in different fields to promote music and playing music. The band gives concerts in Poland and abroad to present the audience an unforgettable musical event. During its more than 100 years’ history it took part in a lot of Polish and international competitions. By doing so it won prizes and awarding. The orchestra got in contact with other music bands and organizes artistic exchanges with orchestras from Hungary, Italy, Finland and Germany. Since 1987 Szczepan Kurzeja is the conductor of the orchestra. more about the orchestra: www.orkiestra-murcki.pl