Maria Czechowska-Królicka graduated in piano and violin from the State Music School and in organ from the Secondary Music School in Wrocław. She studied vocal music with Danuta Płocka-Zabłocka at the State Higher Music School in Wrocław, which she graduated from with distinction in 1987.
She developed her vocal skills under G. Posch, E. Calveti (Basel), A. Ramirez (Mannheim),B. Sokorska (Warsaw), A. Stolte (Potsdam) and E. Ludwig (Vienna). She is the winner of many vocal competitions, e.g. in Łódź, Athens and Rio de Janeiro. She participated in interpretation courses in Royaumont, Salzburg, Wrocław and Zurich, where she studied for a year on a grant in I. Cage’s master class. She specializes in oratorio music performance and gives oratorio concerts and recitals in Poland and abroad. She made archive recordings of songs for the Polish Radio in Wrocław, of W.A. Mozart’s and L. van Beethoven’s arias and M. Ravel’s Scheherazade for the Polish Radio Station in Warsaw, and of many songs by Polish, Russian and German composers for Hessfunk in Frankfurt am Main. In the season 1981/1982 she was the soloist of the Music Theatre in Wrocław. She participated in Festivals in Giessen, Zürcher Juni Festwochen, Opera Festival in Bad Hersfeld and Wratislavia Cantans. She made CD recordings of F. Liszt’s oratorio Die Legende der heilige Elisabeth (1983) and L. van Beethoven’s opera Fidelio. In 1987 she recorded the film L. van Beethoven’s Fidelio in which she played and sang Marzelline’s part. She is an assistant professor at the Vocal Faculty of the Academy of Music in Wrocław. She gives numerous concerts and recitals at home and abroad.