LT. COL. ADAM CZAJKOWSKI (POLAND) Graduate of the Military High School of Music in Gdansk and the Fryderyk Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw in the conducting class of Professor Szymon Kawalla. Musician-instrumentalist, flutist, second and first conductor of orchestras, lecturer at the Ignacy Jan Paderewski Academy of Music in Poznan, master’s degree program with a specialty – wind orchestra conducting. Author of numerous studies for wind orchestra, he has been repeatedly invited to participate in recordings of albums, as well as to participate in the jury work of Polish and foreign music festivals. In 2004-2008, he was the commander-captain of the Representative Orchestra of the Polish Army. Distinguished conductor of the Concert Orchestra of the Representative Artistic Ensemble of the Polish Army. As a co-creator of the artistic image of the Concert Band, conducting rehearsals and dozens of concerts, he was one of the people who worked out the artistic level of the Band and significantly influenced the reception of the Band by the listeners. He is the author of nearly a hundred transcriptions and musical arrangements for wind orchestra. He has made numerous recordings as an instrumentalist and conductor. He has been repeatedly invited to participate in the jury of brass band festivals and competitions, as well as to teach workshops for conductors and tambourmasters. For more than a dozen years he has been a member of the board (since 2015 – president) of the Polish branch of the Society of Military Music Lovers. Since 2009, he has been the conductor of the Youth Brass Band at the Volunteer Fire Brigade in Kaski, with which he has repeatedly won top prizes at festivals and competitions for amateur music ensembles. From 2020 to 2023 he was a lecturer at the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw. Since 2023, he has served as music director of the Representative Artistic Ensemble of the Polish Army.