On the 21st of September, 2022 at 1 p.m. in the Karol Szymanowski Hall at the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw, the ceremony of awarding diplomas to the winners of the Polish Composers' Union Awards (Annual, Honorary and for merits in the field of music education) and the 62nd and 63rd Tadeusz Baird Competition for Young Composers took place.
In 2022, the Annual Prize was awarded to Jerzy Kornowicz ‘for outstanding artistic creativity and extraordinary activity for the benefit of the Polish Composers' Union and the entire Polish culture’ and Dorota Kozińska ‘for rich critical, essay and translation work, covering vast areas of music, with particular emphasis on theater musical’. The Honorary Award was given to Jerzy Maksymiuk ‘for his tireless, passionate and committed work for the benefit of Polish music’. The award in the field of music education was given to Małgorzata Kołcz ‘for her extraordinary creativity and commitment in shaping the attitudes of future recipients of high culture’.
In 2022, the Jury divided the Tadeusz Baird Main Prize as follows: awarding the 1st prize to Hubert Żmudzki and the 3rd prize to Przemysław Pacek.Honorable mentions were given to Bartosz Witkowski and Michał Dorman.