Lithuanian Composers' Union


New Vox Juventutis releases focus on rich textures and spatial solutions


Vox Juventutis, a series of choral sheet music, has recently added three new titles by Evaldas Alekna, Lukas Butkus, and Deividas Edas Kukta, the winners of the 2023 edition of the homonymous annual competition for young composers held in Vilnius. The music reflects the composers’ creative insights in relation to last year’s theme, Spatial Solutions and Polychoral Textures. The new pieces are already available via the e-shop of the Music Information Centre Lithuania. 

ISCM Avant-garde 100


To celebrate the centenary of the movement that gave rise to the international musical avant-garde, the Research Centre of the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre, together with the ISCM Lithuanian and Austrian sections, is organizing a symposium and a series of concerts on 6 and 7 October 2023, with a special focus on the impulses of the musical (trans)avant-garde and the movements of young composers, also the debuts of composers representing different generations in ISCM festivals.

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.