Pedagogická fakulta Univerzita Mateja Bela v Banskej Bystrici

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Choir Mladosť University Matej Bel Banská Bystrica  Slovakia

The Mixed Choir Mladost at Pedagogical Faculty of Matej Bel University in Banska Bystrica was established in 1969 by Mr. Tibor Sedlicky.Since 1976, it has been the female choir and since 1979, Mr.Milan Pazurik has become the leader of the choir. Since 1992, Mrs. Darina Turnova has been worked with this choir. Mladost has got plenty of prizes "at home" and also abroad  Európa (Hungary, Poland, Rumania, Russia, Bulgaria, Belgium, France, Great Britain, Sweden, Germany, Holland, Italia, Sardegna Czech). In 1995 the voice ensemble was divided into two choirs. There was founded a new choir at the Pedagogical Faculty which started in 1996. The choir continues in successes of Mladost. It took part on International Choir Competition IFAS 96 in Pardubice and got the prize of the jury. This choir got two silver and one bronze prizes at the international competitive festival Iuventus Mundi Cantat, belonging to the 25-th year of the Songs fest (Olomouc 1997, Czech republic).In 1998 chor got this prizes: the 1-st prize cum laude on International choir Competition in Veldnoven (Holland), prize for obligatory composition on competition in Nove Zamky (Slovakia) and Gold Diplom on all state competition choirs Slovak Matrix. The choir has sixty-five members studying at Pedagogical Faculty of Matej Bel University in Banska Bystrica. The conductor of the choir is Mr.

Milan Pazúrik (1950)

Mr. Milan Pazúrik (born in 1950) is a graduate of the Pedagogical Faculty in Banska Bystrica. Since 1974, he has been a teacher in the music deaprtment at the same school. He is dedicated to the choir singing.Mr. Pazúrik got a pedagogical degree in 1981 and became a senior lecturer in 1997. In 1987, he was studying at Pedagogical Institute of Music in Kyjev (Russia) under leading of professor Avdejevskij and senior lecturer Bolgarskij. He continued his studying at Higher Pedagogical School in Bydgoszcz (Poland, prof. Matczak) where he performed concerts with Academic Choir WPS. Mr. Pazurik also works as a conductor of the Voice Choir Collegium Cantus in Banska Bystrica and the Voice Choir of Brezno town.He is a member of the Slovak Teachers Voice Choir. He is also known for his publication work and organization of various music events. Mr. Pazúrik is a member of ASZS Directorate.