Lithuanian Composers' Union


23rd International conference of music theory


Lithuanian Composers’ Union, Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre, 23rd International conference of music theory “Principles of Music Composing: National versus Global”, November 15-17, 2023, Vilnius.

The Vox Juventutis Series Adds New Sheet Music


The Lithuanian Composers’ Union has recently released as sheet music six new choral pieces written in 2021 and 2022 in its Vox Juventutis Series. All the works are by young and aspiring Lithuanian composers who have presented their music at the Vox Juventutis Competition in Vilnius.



The Lithuanian Composers’ Union and the Jauna Muzika Choir of Vilnius Municipality have a pleasure of inviting young composers to the 17th edition of the Vox Juventutis Competition which is now open for higher grade school pupils and music students, including undergraduates, masters and PhDs.

MikroFest Vilnius 2021


The MikroFest Vilnius 2021 Festival, organized in Lithuania for the first time on 9–11 September 2021, integrates into a vibrant international network of microtonal music festivals, including both European and American events.

The 21st International Music Theory Conference


The 21st international music theory conference “Principles of Music Composing” (17–19 November 2021, Vilnius) focuses on the phenomenon of creativity. The topic covers a wide field of research, the new perspectives of which open up only via interdisciplinary inquiries across different areas (arts, psychology, philosophy, socio-cultural sciences, etc.).

Best Music of the Vox Juventutis Contest in a Performance Ripened by the Quarantine


This Friday, April 30, a long-awaited premiere is to be streamed on, the website of the Lithuanian public broadcaster, in the form of the concert that will feature the winning music of the Vox Juventutis Competition performed by the Jauna Muzika Choir. The show will crown the 14th contest which ended almost one year ago, but whose concluding performance had to be rescheduled several times due to the pandemic.

Best 2020 Music by Lithuanian Composers Named


On 26 March 2021, during the live online broadcast, best pieces of music written by Lithuanian composers in 2020 were announced. The competition included five categories in which four composers were named winners, in addition to two other prizes, one for the best young composer and the other for the composition voted best by general public.

International Arts Residence for young composers


Lithuanian Composers’ Union in collaboration with the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theater, Master Program for Performance of Contemporary Music, invite young composers to apply for a spot at the International Arts Residence in Druskininkai. The 14-day event is scheduled for May 14–28, 2021. 

Vox Juventutis 2021 Call for New Scores Announced


The Lithuanian Composer’s Union, the Vilnius City Municipal Choir Jauna Muzika and Vilnius Choral Singing School Liepaitės have launched the 15th annual Vox Juventutis Choral Composition Competition for young composers: school pupils as well as undergraduate and postgraduate music students.

New contemporary music festival Baltic Music Days launches in 2021


This spring Estonian Music Days will host the first Baltic Music Days in Tallinn and Tartu (22.04. – 02.05.2021). A festival dedicated to Baltic contemporary music was initiated by the Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian Composers' Unions. An umbrella organization the Baltic Contemporary Music Network was established in 2019 with an aim to jointly develop the international visibility of outstanding Baltic musicians and composers. 

Call for papers


The Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre and the Musicologists’ Section of the Lithuanian Composers’ Union are happy to invite to the international conference “Typologies of Music Signification: Retrospective and Perspective” that will take place at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre, Vilnius, on October 21–23, 2021.

The 20th International Music Theory Conference


The 20th International Music Theory Conference Principles of Music Composing: Phenomenon of Teleology. November 18th – 20th, 2020. Vilnius, Lithuania. The deadline for proposal submissions is the 1st of September, 2020.

Winners of the Vox Juventutis 2020 Competition Named


Vox Juventutis, a fourteenth competition of choral music for young composers, has changed its format this year due to the quarantine in that the final concert, usually held in early June, has been postponed and the winners have been selected online rather than during a traditional live performance of the submitted pieces.