Draus, Agnieszka, (PhD) is a lecturer at the Faculty of Musical Composition, Performance, Analysis and Education of the Academy of Music in Krakow, a member of the Division of Musicologists of the Polish Composers’ Union as well as a nominated teacher of the general musical subjects in the Władysław Żeleński Secondary State Music School in Krakow. In her research activities she has focused on one hand on the issues of sacred music with particular stress on sacred musical theatre especially in the works of Krakow’s greatest modern composer - Krzysztof Penderecki (M.A. thesis Krzysztof Penderecki - “Paradise Lost”. The Musical Interpretation o f Milton’s Poem which received the Award of the City of Krakow and a number of publications) as well as a German composer - Karlheinz Stockhausen (PhD thesis Opera Cycle “Licht” by Karlheinz Stockhausen. The Musical Theatre o f the World which received the Award of the Division of Musicologists of the Polish Composers’ Union and a number of publications). On the other hand her research focuses on the vocal and instrumental work of Witold Lutosławski, Marek Stachowski and Paweł Mykietyn. She conducts classes with students and school pupils on history of music, music literature, music analysis, ethnomusicology, methodology of teaching and aural training. She participates actively in organising projects in the institutions she is involved with as well as popularising music in other educational institutions., Polska