Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre


International Contemporary Music Festival DRUSKOMANIJA’17
2017 - 03 - 03

International Contemporary Music Festival DRUSKOMANIJA’17 organized by Lithuanian Composers Union and collaborating with Lithuanian Music Information Centre invites composers to create their works. Festival will be held on 13-21 of May, 2017.

Druskomanija is the oldest contemporary music festival in Lithuania, taking place since 1984. It is an opportunity to write for professional ensembles and get engaged in contemporary music. Furthermore, you will be able to meet Lithuanian community of composers and spend time in Druskininkai – a beautiful resort city of Lithuania. It is not the performances that constitute the festival – it is a space for experience; talks, discussions, sharing, and last, but not least - good time with people with similar interests.
Festival will pay the expenses for travelling between Vilnius and Druskininkai as well as accommodate composers in Druskininkai.

Those who want to participate, must fill the registration form due March 8 here:…/DRUSKOMANIJA2017CallForScores


Composers are invited to create their works for these ensembles:

1. Wind ensemble; available are the following instruments: 2 trumpets, trombone, 2 tubas, 2 flutes, 1 bass clarinet, 1 alto/soprano saxophone (one performer), 2 baritone saxophones.

Duration: 5-10'


2. “Twenty Fingers Duo” and Džiugas Daugirda - Violin, violoncello and percussion (One performer – vibraphone, Gran Cassa (bass drum), Tam-tam, Wood Blocks (5), Snare drum, Tom-toms (4), China Cymbal, Crash Cymbal, Ride Cymbal, Hi-Hat, Orchestral Cymbals)

Duration: 5-10'


3. United ensemble of Lithuanian and Luxembourgian performers - flute, clarinet, piano, violin, viola, cello.

For this ensemble, only compositions of composers from Lithuania and Luxembourg will be accepted.

Duration: 11-13'


4. Vocal ensemble 'Melos' - 4 female voices.

Duration: 5-10'


For further questions, please contact the organisers by e-mail: