Michał Rajewski was born on 9 February 1983 in Gronowo (near Toruń).
He started his music education in the violin class of The Grzegorz Gerwazy Gorczycki 1st degree Music State School in Chełmno. (1990 – 1996)
He graduated with distinction from the Diocesan Organist Study in Pelplin, where he first learnt secrets of vocal art during the classes of individual vocal coaching conducted by Jolanta Grzona. (1998 – 2002)
He was a student of the University of Kazimierz Wielki in Bydgoszcz at the Faculty of Music Education (2002 – 2007), majoring in artistic education in terms of music and specialising in choral conducting.
Michał Rajewski is also a master's graduate from the University of Adam Mickiewicz in Poznań, where he studied at the Faculty of Pedagogy and Fine Arts in Kalisz, majoring in artistic education in terms of music, and specialising in stage music.
He is a graduate from the Postgraduate Voice Production Programme at the Culture Animation Centre in Warsaw and from The Feliks Nowowiejski Academy of Music in Bydgoszcz at the Faculty of Conducting and Music Education. (2006 – 2008)
In 2015, he was awarded the Bronze Cross of Merit for his artistic activity by Bronisław Komorowski, the contemporary president of Poland.
As a vocalist, he first studied at The Feliks Nowowiejski Academy of Music in Bydgoszcz in the class of singing counducted by professor Marek Moździerz. (2005 – 2007)
As a first-year student, he made his debut at the concert held in the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church in Koronowo, conducted by professor Janusz Stanecki, where he performed the solo parts in Gabriel Faure's Requiem with the Chamber Choir from the Academy of Music in Bydgoszcz.
He has performed twice at the concerts accompanying the 18th International Festival of Organ Music in the Pelplin Abbey. Moreover, he has also performed at the Music of Fields and Orchards concerts in Wtelno and at the 63rd Palace Concert in Lubostroń. As a soloist, he works with numerous choirs, performing at vocal-instrumental concerts.
Michał Rajewski's greatest achievement is the 3rd place in the Professor Halina Słonicka 1st International Competition of Vocal Art in Suwałki as part of the 6th Ars Musica International Music Festival. (24 – 26 Aug 2018)
He is also a semi-finalist of the 1st Vivacalisia International Vocal Competition in Kalisz (12 – 14 Sep 2018) and a finalist of the prestigious 10th International Vox Artis Vocal Competition as part of the 17th Sibiu Opera Festival. (Romania, 25 – 28 Sep 2018)
At the moment, he is majoring in two fields at The Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw:
- first year of M.A. studies at the Department of Vocal and Acting Studies with the specialty of solo singing – early music, in the class conducted by professor Jadwiga Rappe.
- final year of M.A. studies at the Department of Choir Conducting, Music Education, Church Music, Rhythmics, and Dance with the specialty of choir vocal studies
Together with his choirs, Michał Rajewski has been awarded over 100 prizes in international and national choral competitions. He is the artistic director of the following festivals:
- Polish National Competition of Carols and Christmas Songs in Chełmno
- Polish National Choir Competition for the Crystal Heart of Chełmno Autumn
- International Competition of Choral Sacred Music Carmen Fidei in Goniądz
He was the founder and conductor of various choirs and vocal ensembles in the following years:
1998 – 2016 – founder and conductor of the Collegium Cantorum Choir in Chełmno
2006 – 2007 – founder and instructor of the Anima Mundi Vocal Ensemble at the Faculty of Vocal Music and Drama at The Feliks Nowowiejski Academy of Music in Bydgoszcz
2008 – 2011 – founder and conductor of the Tibi Trinitas Choir in Jeżewo
2009 – 2016 – founder and conductor of the Chorus Osensis Choir in Osie
2011 – 2016 – founder and conductor of the Chamber Choir of Warlubie
2016 – 2018 – founder and conductor of the Carmen Fidei Choir at the Holy Cross Church in Łomża
Since 2017, Michał Rajewski has been the conductor of the Tibi Domine Choir at the Church of Saint Agnes in Goniądz.
He has developed his knowledge and skills by participating at The World Symposium on Choral Music and the international seminars for choral conductors, which were held, among other places, in Rumia, Międzyzdroje, Bydgoszcz, Legnica, and conducted by professor Fieder Bernius (Germany), Igor Cykliński (Ukraine), professor Richard Zielinski (Tampa, USA), professor Jerzy Kurcz (Kraków, Poland), professor Elżbieta Wtorkowska (Bydgoszcz, Poland), professor Andrzej Banasiewicz (Warsaw, Poland) and professor Ryszard Handke (Szczecin, Poland).
He has participated twice at the Seminar for Conductors, organised by The Choral Academy.