Lithuanian Composers' Union




April 20 was the deadline in the online vote to select the best pieces of music written in 2019 by Lithuanian composers. Shrî by Egidija Medekšaitė came out as the listeners’ choice with 10,813 votes. A total of 87 compositions written by Lithuanian composers and representing different genres, from miniatures to large-scale and interdisciplinary pieces, had been submitted for the competition.



Lithuanian Composers' Union, and Vilnius Municipal Choir “Jauna muzika” invites students of any musical department to take part in the 14th Youngest Composers Competition "Vox juventutis".

Baltic Musicological Conference 2020


On 10–12 September 2020, the Department of Music History at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre, the Lithuanian-Polish research project “Music of Change: Expression of Liberation in Polish and Lithuanian Music Before and After 1989” and the Musicological Section of the Lithuanian Composers’ Union organize the Baltic Musicological Conference 2020 “MUSIC AND CHANGE BEFORE AND AFTER 1990”.

Festival IŠ ARTI launches ideas contest


Contemporary Music Festival IŠ ARTI launches ideas contest for new pieces of symphony orchestra and chamber ensemble. The aim of the contest is to expand the repertoire of symphony and chamber ensembles, to promote the evolution of professional music in different styles and ways. The best ideas will be selected within the competition, the works, created by the composers, will be performed during the International Contemporary Music Festival IŠ ARTI, on November 15-22, 2019 at Kaunas State Philharmonic (Lithuania).

Vox juventutis'19: Call for Works


Lithuanian Composers' Union, and Vilnius Municipal Choir “Jauna muzika” invites students of any musical department to take part in the 13th Youngest Composers Competition "Vox juventutis'19". 

Composers of Lithuania’s best music of 2017 awarded


On 20 November, an annual award ceremony to announce the most noteworthy Lithuanian pieces of music from 2017 took place at the Composers’ House in Vilnius. A total of 64 opuses, all of which premiered in 2017, were submitted for the competition to represent different genres of music. The most remarkable works were selected by a jury which included musicologists Beata Baublinskienė, Linas Paulauskis and Rima Povilionienė; composers Teisutis Makačinas and Mārtiņš Viļums; music performers Robertas Beinaris, Rūta Rikterė, Ingrida Rupaitė and Karolis Variakojis; and a musicologist and conductor Donatas Katkus.