On June 14, 2018, Collegium Technicum, the choir of the Technical University of Košice, organized its 35th annual concert. In addition to the classical choral compositions of contemporary authors, arrangements of popular and folk songs were sung as well.
Collegium Technicum, the mixed choir of the Technical University of Košice, was founded in 1983. The first conductor of the choir was Roman Skřepek. The choir was conducted by Marián Vach from 1985 to 1987 and by Jan Drietomský from 1988 to 1989. An important period in the history of the choir lasting from 1989 to 1996 is associated with the conductor Eva Zacharová. During this period, the choir also closely co-operated with conductors Marián Vach and Lubomír Mátl. From 1996 to 2009, the choir was conducted by Karol Petróczi. Tatiana Švajková-Kanišáková is the current choir conductor. Collegium Technicum is one of the top representatives of the choral movement in Slovakia. It takes the highest prizes at competitions and festivals at home and abroad.
During the concert, Michal Kostelný, the long-time director of Collegium Technicum, and Tatiana Švajková-Kanišáková, the current conductor, were awarded for their outstanding contribution to the choir.