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Welcome to the 2018 Music in Schools and Teacher Education Commision (MISTEC) Seminar at NYU Prague - July 8-12, 2018.
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Adam Switala

Polish Association for Music Education
President
Reykjavik, Iceland
Adam Świtała is a musician, composer, lecturer, teacher, workshop facilitator and researcher, President of the Polish Association for Music Education (PSEiAM), Board Member of the Polish Music Council. His work includes notable cooperations with theatrical directors, actors, dance and performance artists, many theatres, educational and art institutions in a.o. Poland, Iceland, UK and the USA. Exploring the field of musical improvisation as a supporting activity for educational processes and music as a social practice he has facilitated workshops for children and adults, becoming part of many educational projects. Trained Lifemusic facilitator (Lifemusic CIC, UK). Co-author of “The Wall that Unites” – a project combining art installation and performance, chosen by “Zachęta” National Art Gallery to represent Poland during the Venice Biennale 2016 International Kids’ Carnival. As classical, folk and jazz music interpreter, cross-genre improviser and band member, he has given concerts during numerous venues and festivals. His work as a composer and arranger also includes cooperations with the Polish Radio (including musical arrangement for the Polish premiere of Orson Welles’ famous War of the Worlds, broadcasted 2012 live by Polish Radio 3) and TV. ​​​​​​​
Published Papers:

Sarnowska, M., Świtała, A. & Wyrzykowska, K. (2018, in press). A Participatory Approach in Music Education. Searching for Guidelined for a Dynamic and Diverse Learning Environment. The 33rd International Society for Music Education (ISME) World Conference
Sarnowska, M., Świtała, A. & Wyrzykowska, K. (2018). Participatory Approach in Music Education – its Influences on Social Behaviour and Participation in Culture. ‘Music is for All’ Foundation, Warsaw
Świtała, A. (2009). Nowe media a odbiór utworów muzycznych [The Impact of New Media on the Reception of Music]. Gumkowska, A., Tekst (w) sieci 2. Wydawnictwa Akademickie i Profesjonalne, Warsaw
Świtała, A. (2008). Gra w autentyczność [The Authenticity Game]. Burszta, W., Sekuła, E. A., Kiczosfery współczesności. Academica, Warsaw
Świtała, A. (2008). Muzyka jako narzędzie w dialogu międzykulturowym [Music as a Tool for Intercultural Dialogue], Kultura Współczesna, 2. Warsaw​​​​​​​
Sunday, July 8
 

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Monday, July 9
 

8:30am

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Tuesday, July 10
 

8:00am

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Wednesday, July 11
 

8:30am

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