Mgr. Mária PROKIPČÁKOVÁ, PhD. (1987)
Mária Prokipčáková is interested in the field of Byzantine-Slavonic liturgical music karpatské prostopinije and its significance in the ethnically and religiously mixed area of eastern Slovakia, western Ukraine and parts of Poland and Hungary, taking into account specificity its development, practice and form in the manuscripts and printed sources of 17th - 20th century.
She graduated from the Faculty of Arts of Masaryk University in Brno in the field of Musicology and also from the Academy of Ancient Music of FA MU in Brno in the field of Theory and Practice of Ancient Music. During the study she focused on the research of paraliturgical song production in the Byzantine-Slavonic Rite and its notation systems. Since 2013 she was a PhD student in JSIS SAS in the doctoral study program 2.1.28 Slavic languages and literatures. Her doctoral project was based on research of Byzantine-Slavonic liturgical music in the 17th - 19th century, in regard to life and work of Ján Juhasevič Skľarskyj as a significant scribe and cantor. In 2016 she successfully defended her doctoral thesis Irmologion´s by Ján Juhasevič Skľarskyj in the Context of Development of the Carpathian Prostopinije. (Music-text forms of Twelve Great Feasts and Pascha).