The Presidium of the Main Board of the Polish Composers' Union awarded 2019 ZKP Honorary Award for contributions to the promotion of Polish music and the Award for merits in the field of music education.
The Honorary Award of the Polish Composers' Union for the contribiution to the promotion of Polish music was given to Joanna Bruzdowicz-Tittel for many years of promoting Polish music and musicians at the Festival International de Musique en Catalogne in the small town of Céret at the foot of the Pyrenees, organized for the inhabitants of the surrounding villages of the French Catalonia.
For the fifth time in history, the Polish Composer's Union awarded the award for achievements in the field of music education. It was given to the composer, president of the Warsaw Branch of the Polish Composers' Union, Sławomir Czarnecki for many years of unprecedented pedagogical work in composition at the secondary music schools, which led to the founding of the National Composers' Competition for high school students, organized as part of the Students Music Forum at the State Music School Complex No. 1 in Warsaw.
The award ceremony will take place during the 62nd International Festival of Contemporary Music "Warsaw Autumn" at the headquarters of the Polish Composers' Union at the 27 Old Town Market Square.