Małgorzata Podzielny is a graduate of the Music Education Department in conducting under professor Maria Oraczewska-Skorek, as well as the Composition, Conducting, Music Theory and Music Therapy Department of the Karol Lipiński Academy of Music in Wrocław. She completed her Postgraduate studies for Choirmasters in Bydgoszcz and is a grant holder of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage. Since September 2002, she has been conducting the Con Brio Choir, String Orchestra and chamber ensembles at the Grażyna Bacewicz Primary Music School, in Wrocław. She currently holds the title of Artistic Director of the Vocal Ensemble, Rondo. For four years she has served as the deputy director of the Sacred Music School at the Theology Department of Opole University and as a lecturer of Music Education at the Wrocław Music Academy. Additionally, Podzielny participates at workshops and seminars as a guest lecturer on the issue of voice emission in boys’ chorus.
Pueri Cantores Tarnovienses was founded by Andrzej Zajac in 1981 for services in the cathedral of Tarnów. The ensembles’ repertoire includes pieces of classical and contemporary sacred music by Polish and foreign composers. The choir also participates in non-liturgical events and has performed at festivals throughout Europe. The ensemble has recorded a number of albums and has made several radio and TV appearances. The present director and conductor of the choir is Gzegorz Piekarz.