Marek Chołoniewski

(born 1953, in Krakow).
Studied organ (with L.Werner), theory of music and composition (with B.Schaeffer) and electronic music (with J.Patkowski) at the Krakow Academy of Music. In 1977 initiated Muzyka Centrum society and in 2005 Polish Society of Electroacoustic Music PSeME. Since 2000 he is the director of the Electroacoustic Music Studio at the Academy of Music in Kraków and since 2012 the director of Audiosphere Lab at the Intermedia Department at the Fine Arts Academy in Krakow. Since 2008 he is the Secretary, and since 2011 the President of the International Confederation of Electroacoustic Music (ICEM/CIME). He received Honorable Award of the Polish Composers Union, Award of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, as well as the Independent Project grant of the CEC ArtsLink in New York.

Founder and co-founder of many groups and societies:

Muzyka Centrum Ensemble
Go Go Beuys Band
Freight Train
Studio MCH
Studio CH&K
mc2 duo
Infinity Quartett
Natural Plastic
Kinetic Trio
dizzy kinetics


Choloniewski writes instrumental, electroacoustic, music for theater, film and radio, author of sound and video installations, audio–visual, outdoor and net projects. A world renown lecturer, composer, sound artist and live art performer. He has been giving concerts, workshops and lectures in Europe, North and South America as well as Asia.

Author, founder, artistic director, coordinator and cooperator of many international projects:

"audio art" series (1987)
Audio Art Festival (1993–)
International Workshops for New Music Cracow / Stuttgart (1993–)
Internationale Akademie für Neue Komposition und Audio Art in Tirol (1993–)
Silent Films with Music Live (1994–)
Global Mix (1998-), Art Boat (2000–)
GPS–Art (2000–)
Ensemble Spiel (2003)
Bridges and European Modern Orchestra (2003)
Polish Society for Electroacoustic Music (2005–)
Integra (2005–2011)
Polish Sound Art in China, Chinese Sound Art in Poland (2006–2011)
PAFME (2006–)
European Course for Musical Composition and Technologies (2006–2008)
Festival for Polish Culture in Luxembourg (2008–2010)
dizzy kinetics concert tours in South America (2007–)
GrupLab (2012)
Plejrek series (2015)