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Tuesday September 14th, 2021

VENICE FILM FESTIVAL AWARD GOES TO LMTA TEACHERS, STUDENT, AND ALUMNI

Congratulations to LMTA teachers — filmmaker Laurynas Bareiša and producer Klementina Remeikaitė, LMTA student and actress Gabija Bargailaitė, and LMTA alumni —cinematographer Narvydas Naujalis, actor Giedrius Kiela, Indrė Patkauskaitė, and Paulius Markevičius who were awarded at the 78th Venice Film Festival for the film Pilgrims (Lithuanian title Piligrimai)!

According to the Lithuanian Film Centre, on the night of 11 September, Lithuanian filmmaker Laurynas Bareiša’s feature film Pilgrims was selected as the best film at the Orizzonti competition programme of the 78th Venice International Film Festival.

Orizzonti, the second most prestigious programme of the Festival, focuses on young filmmakers and other cinematography talents whose works are distinguished for being bold, original, and possessing new aesthetic forms of film expression.

Pilgrims, the triumph of the Festival, tells the story of Paulius and Indrė who come to Karmėlava, a small town in Lithuania, where four years ago, Matas —Paulius’ brother and Indrė’s boyfriend—was killed. Paulius wants to investigate the circumstances of this death; Indrė tries to discourage him from taking reckless actions but then herself starts doubting the need for this journey. Finally, the two of them have to answer why they needed this journey and what this journey has changed.

Pilgrims features rising talents of the younger actor generation – Gabija Bargailaitė, Giedrius Kiela, Indrė Patkauskaitė, and Paulius Markevičius – as well as well-known Lithuanian film professionals – cinematographer Narvydas Naujalis, production designer and artist Sigita Šimkūnaitė, and many others who contributed to the film. The producer of Pilgrims is Klementina Remeikaitė (Afterschool).

Filmmaker Laurynas Bareiša is well-known to the audience of the Venice International Film Festival: in 2017, his short film By the Pool (Lithuanian title Pirtis) was presented in Venice.

The Venice International Film Festival, the world’s oldest film festival, first took place in 1932 and since then has been annually held in late August or early September on the island of Lido, Italy. The festival is part of a larger cultural event– the Venice Biennale – and one of the most prominent competitive film festivals in the world along with the Berlin International Film Festival and Cannes Film Festival.

According to LFC information / English version (c) LMTA
14 September 2021  

Tuesday September 7th, 2021

Intensive course “IMMEDIA” takes place at LMTA

Nordplus hands-on intensive course IMMEDIA takes place in Vilnius from September 7th to 17th and is organised by the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre (LMTA) together with seven partner institutions from Nordic and Baltic countries.

Twenty students and seven teachers particpate in this creative laboratory. Electronic and electroacoustic composition, sound and video technology artists and experts will share their experience with students and help them to realize creative ideas. Students will learn how to create music for sound sphere combining it with video and thus developing contemporary possibilities of immersive media (360 degree sound and video). Profile of students include composition, sound art, sound design, sound engineering, visual/media art.

The main topic of IMMEDIA – ambisonic format of sound, 360 degree video format and combination of such sound and video in the context of immersive media. Concept of immersion is used not only in the contexts of experimental art. It also belongs to such developing areas of cultural industries as virtual reality, 3D sound and video projection, etc.

Creative experiments and development of creative projects will take place in the Julius Juzeliūnas spatial sound sphere of the Music Innovation Studies Centre (MiSC) of the LMTA. In order to present project results to the wider audience, project organizers will install the sound sphere in the larger space – the Grand Hall of the LMTA.

Open lectures at the LMTA Julius Juzeliūnas spatial sound sphere:

September 8th, Wednesday
9:30 a.m. Spatial Composition Techniques. Mantautas Krukauskas (Lithuania)
11.30 a.m. 360 Camera Shooting. Heikki Timonen (Finland)

September 9th, Thursday
9:30 a.m. Working With Surround Sound: Personal Approach. Ríkharður Friðriksson (Iceland)
11.30 a.m. Time & Space: Constructing the Audiovisual. Maksimilianas Opriška (Lithuania)

September 10th, Friday
9:30 a.m. Ways of Listening. Alessandro Perini (Italy, Sweden)

Audiovisual compositions developed during the IMMEDIA project will be presented at the LMTA Grand hall (Central building, Gedimino per. 42). Programme of the final events will be announced three days before the event.

Project coordinator: Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre

Partners: Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music, Malmö Academy of Music of the Lund University, Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, Royal Danish Academy of Music, Sibelius Academy of Helsinki UNIARTS, Oulu University of Applied Sciences, University of Bergen

Teachers:
Alejandro Olarte / Sibelius Academy / Helsinki UNINARTS
Heikki Timonen and Jussi Tuohino / Oulu University of Applied Sciences
Alessandro Perini / Malmö Academy of Music of the Lund University
Mantautas Krukauskas, Jonas Jurkūnas  / Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre
Maksimilianas Opriška / FUME, Lithuania
Ríkharður Friðriksson / Iceland University of the Arts

Organizers: 
Mantautas Krukauskas, head of the MiSC of LMTA, mantautas.krukauskas@lmta.lt 

7 September 2021 

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Monday September 6th, 2021

MIKROFEST VILNIUS 2021

The MikroFest Vilnius 2021 Festival, organized in Lithuania for the first time on 10–11 September 2021, integrates into a vibrant international network of microtonal music festivals, including both European and American events.

In cooperation with the International Ekmelic Music Society (Austria) and the US section of ISCM, MikroFest Vilnius 2021 presents an intriguing international panorama of microtonal music.

In the concert programme, performers William Anderson (USA), Linnéa Sundfær Casserley (Norway, Finland), Iván Hernández (Mexico), Agustín Castilla-Ávila (Austria), accordion duo DuoXamp (France), and string quartet Chordos (Lithuania) will perform works by composers from thirteen countries.

During the festival, the audiences will hear the compositions by Justina Repečkaitė, Agustín Castilla-Ávila, William Anderson, and Vytautas Germanavičius, written specifically for this event. MikroFest Vilnius 2021 continues the anniversary programme of the ISCM Lithuanian Section, dedicated to the centenary of the International Society for Contemporary Music. 

Concerts and lectures will take place at the Franciscan Monastery Concert Hall (Kėdainių 8, Vilnius), LAMT Julius Juzeliūnas Spatial Sound Sphere (Gedimino Ave. 42, Vilnius).

Mikrofest Vilnius 2021 organized by International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM) Lithuanian Section, supported by Lithuanian Council for Culture, Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre.

Free entry, on site registration

Festival programme

27 August 2021 / Updated 9 September 2021

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Tuesday August 31st, 2021

LMTA sets high aspirations – and starts construction of Academy campus

It’s not just a new academic year that the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre is about to start; it’s also the construction of the LMTA campus! On 31 August, a special ceremony was held to celebrate the beginning of the construction by burying a time capsule on the land plot of the future Academy campus in Olandų Street in Vilnius. The ceremony was attended by the outgoing LMTA Rector Zbignevas Ibelgauptas and the newly elected Rector Judita Žukienė; Jurgita Šiugždinienė, Minister of Education, Science and Sport; Simonas Kairys, Minister of Culture; and Remigijus Šimašius, Vilnius City Mayor.   Other speakers included Gabrielė Žaidytė, Adviser to the Prime Minister on Culture, who shared Prime Minister’s congratulations with the guests of the ceremony; Arvydas Markevičius, Head of JSC Infes, the general contractor of the campus construction, and Dainius Numgaudis, Head of the National M. K. Čiurlionis School of Art.

The ceremony started with the words of congratulation from the outgoing LMTA Rector Prof.  Zbignevas Ibelgauptas, the initiator of the LMTA campus project, who said: “Since the restoration of Lithuania’s Independence, the community of artists and art researchers has been dreaming of a home specially designed for art studies; first, for music, theatre, and dance studies, and later – for cinematography studies. This community has always cherished the dream of being together in one modern space created specifically for art studies, artmaking, and art research. And today, many years later, thanks to the collaboration, purposeful efforts and persistent daily work of the Academy staff and our like-minded supporters and partners, we are taking part in a symbolic ceremony to mark the start of our biggest dream turning into reality. Today, the Academy is entering a new stage – the construction of the LMTA campus.”

The newly elected Rector Assoc. Prof. Dr. Judita Žukienė expressed her joy by stating the fact that the construction of the LMTA campus is a great example of how much can be done within a decade where a closely-knit community shares the same dreams and works together towards achieving them. Judita Žukienė then continued by reading a text, which was soon placed into a time capsule, to all the guests of the ceremony: “In this place, we are planting the hope arisen from the dreams that for over a century have been cherished by Lithuanian artists; dreams about a space that is suitable for art studies, that brings together all creators and is an inspiration for common work. We will make every single effort to make the walls that are to be erected here a source of creation, a citadel of national culture, and a centre of ideas for the art of the future. We hope that the future generations of Lithuanian and international music, theatre, film, dance artists and researchers will enjoy the fruits of our hope and efforts.”

On this special occasion, Prime Minister Ingrida Šimonytė has shared her greetings with the LMTA community and her words were read by Gabrielė Žaidytė, Adviser to the Prime Minister on Culture. The greeting said: “I sincerely welcome every decisive step forward taken towards a better-quality education, improved conditions for students and all the academia. I do believe that the campus of the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre will become a space for creative insights and inspirations not only for students, but also for all those who appreciate education, culture, and art. Let me congratulate you on the start of the construction and wish you the smooth and successful implementation of this significant project.”

Jurgita Šiugždinienė, Minister of Education, Science and Sport spoke to the guests emphasising that “art and creativity is what makes us human and helps us stay human. The importance of art is vital if we want to bring up free and artistic personalities who can creatively adapt to the changing world. I wish that this place would not only provide comfortable and inspiring conditions for creative work but would also become a true Valley of Creation. May it become a place that grows and nurtures the creative potential of the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre, the creative potential of Vilnius City and that of our entire country.”

Simonas Kairys, Minister of Culture, also shared his joy about the construction of the LMTA campus: “Even though sometimes I still may come across a belief that cultural and artistic phenomena are to be born somewhere in darkness, in misery or suffering, I dare to perceive this attitude rather obsolete. Our artists as well as young people who are just starting this path deserve the very best conditions and a modern environment. I have no doubt that the campus will possess exactly such conditions and environment. And I am sure it will be significant not only for the academia, but will be established as an open, welcoming and attractive space for all citizens and guests of the city. “

Remigijus Šimašius, Mayor of Vilnius City, echoed the idea by the Minister of Culture: “The Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre is the cradle of culture in Vilnius and deserves to be based in excellent premises. The campus designed by Rolandas Palekas is bound to be such. The campus is going to smoothly blend into the landscape of Vilnius, raise the bar of quality of the whole district and will not only be a great home for creative people, but also – I have no doubt about it – become an attractive high-quality public space for all Vilnius residents.”

Dainius Numgaudis, Head of the National M. K. Čiurlionis School of Art, was delighted about the future neighborhood with the LMTA and expressed his hopes that it will bring about joint activities and projects between the two schools. Arvydas Markevičius, Head of JSC Infes, the general contractor of the construction project, wished the construction process to be smooth.

The idea of the LMTA campus construction which would unite all the infrastructure necessary for studies and relocate the Faculty of Music and the Faculty of Theatre and Film from the LMTA buildings now located in different parts of Vilnius under one roof was born a decade ago. In 2015, together with the Lithuanian Union of Architects, the competition for the architectural LMTA campus project was announced. The winner was Paleko Archstudija (architects R. Palekas, D. Zakaitė, B. Puzonas, A. Palekienė, J. Jankauskas).

The construction of the Faculty of Theatre and Film and the Small Block of Halls are planned to be completed in 2023. The project also includes the Faculty of Music, the Grand Block of Halls, buildings for theory classes and administration, the Library, and the Student Dormitory.

LMTA information 
31 August 2021

Friday August 27th, 2021

LMTA welcomes a newly elected rector, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Judita Žukienė

Rector’s election at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre (LMTA) has come to an end. The LMTA Council has elected musicologist, Doctor of Humanities and Associate Professor Judita Žukienė as a new leader of the Academy for a five-year term. Currently, Judita Žukienė is LMTA Vice-Rector for Science and will take up her duties as Rector from 1 October 2021.

In her five-year vision and activity guidelines for the LMTA, Judita Žukienė has emphasised the importance of bringing the Academy’s community together; the aspiration to position the LMTA as an attractive higher education institution both on the international level and as a regional leader; the enhancement of the quality of studies, and the consolidation of the network with social partners.

Jazz pianist, Professor Artūras Anusauskas also participated in the election as a candidate for the LMTA Rector’s position. Judita Žukienė will replace pianist Professor Zbignevas Ibelgauptas who was the LMTA Rector for two terms.

Judita Žukienė graduated from the Lithuanian Academy of Music in 1997. In 2001, she defended her doctoral thesis titled Non-specific Meanings of Music. In 2001, Judita Žukienė started teaching at the Department of Music History, first as a lecturer and since 2006 as Associate Professor. From 2005 to 2011, Judita Žukienė was Head of the Department of Music History, and in 2011 started to act as LMTA Vice-Rector for Science. In 1998-2003, Judita Žukienė also periodically worked as a scientific editor at the Science and Encyclopaedia Publishing Centre.

Judita Žukienė has also taught and took part in internship programmes at Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music in Latvia, the University of Arts in Belgrade, the Royal Danish Academy of Music, the Norwegian Academy of Music in Oslo, Santa Cecilia Music Conservatory in Rome, the Orpheus Institute in Ghent, and the Royal Conservatoire Antwerp.

Judita Žukienė’s research interests range from history of Lithuanian music, aesthetics of music, and methodology of artistic research to music education. Judita Žukienė has published scientific articles and other publications aiming at promoting science and is a co-author of several books. In addition, she has conducted scientific projects and participated in the work of numerous work groups and committees. 

27 August 2021

Wednesday August 18th, 2021

REGARDING THE STUDY PROCESS STARTING FROM 1 SEPTEMBER 2021

We would like to inform you that from 1 September 2021, the studies and non-supervised practice of the students on the LMTA premises will take place in its usual manner following the established schedule without any limit made to the contact hours.

To ensure safety of the LMTA community under the circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic and in accordance with Order No. 71-SE of the LMTA Rector and the Resolution by the Government of the Republic of Lithuania of 11 August 2021, the study process is to be organised as follows:

* Practical individual classes and practical classes with small groups of students are organised only in the face-to-face mode.

* On the LMTA premises, non-supervised individual student practice and that of small groups of students is allowed.

* The organisation of theory classes for student groups as well as ensuring the safety of students and teaching staff is delegated to the deans of the faculties.

Please note that only persons who meet the criteria of the National Certificate (the Opportunity Passport) can participate in the face-to-face format activities (to get more information on the Opportunity Passport, please see HERE)

We hope that the need for the face-to-face format has encouraged all of us to get vaccinated during the summer. If you have not yet had a possibility to ensure a safe environment for your studies, we would like to encourage you to do it now.

Information about vaccination in Vilnius is available here. The nearest vaccination point can be found in Lukiškiai Square.

Information regarding vaccination in Klaipeda is available here.

The LMTA infrastructure staff and the administrative staff of our faculties are going to take care of the safety of all of us by ensuring adequate hygiene prerequisites for the LMTA community working or studying on the premises of the Academy and providing necessary personal protective measures. We recommend wearing facial masks and practising social distancing.

Let us welcome a new academic year by staying healthy, safe, and taking care of each other!

18 August 2021

Tuesday July 20th, 2021

Lithuanian chamber music – in recordings of LMTA graduates and concerts

To maintain the tradition of promoting Lithuanian music, the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre (LMTA) is pleased to announce the recordings of sonatas for violin and piano by famous Lithuanian composers of the 20th century and invite to two exceptional concerts. On August 1 at the Paliesius Manor and August 7 at the LMTA Great Hall, soloists Simona Venslovaitė (violin) and Veronika Kopjova (piano), who are frequent music performers in Lithuania and abroad, will play chamber music by Juozas Gruodis, Kazimieras Viktoras Banaitis, Stasys Vainiūnas, Povilas Dikčius, Julius Juzeliūnas, and Justinas Bašinskas. And what is more: on August 2-6, these works will be recorded by sound directors and a Grammy Awards nominees Vilius Keras and Aleksandra Kerienė.

Sonata for Violin and Piano in D minor by Juozas Gruodis (1922), Sonata for Violin and Piano in D minor by Kazimieras Viktoras Banaitis (1935), Sonata for Violin and Piano op. 38 by Stasys Vainiūnas (1971), Small Sonata for Violin and Piano by Povilas Dikčius (1971), Sonata for Violin and Piano by Julius Juzeliūnas (1972), Sonata for Violin and Piano by Justinas Bašinskas (1977) — all these works belong to the Golden Funds of the 20th -century Lithuanian chamber music and were last recorded over 30 years ago, while some of them have never been released as CDs. This has led to the poor appreciation and accessibility of these Lithuanian chamber music masterpieces to a wider audience in Lithuania and abroad.

Yet, the memories of the atmosphere and musical life of those times shared by earlier performers of these musical pieces as well as their colleagues have not faded: these reflections are particularly valuable when we want to come up with the interpretation of the works as skilfully as possible to follow the composers’ intentions. As a result, we have welcomed the idea to not only perform and record the works but also engage in a lively discussion with the experts of this repertoire —prominent Lithuanian chamber musicians and LMTA professors— pianist Irena Uss-Armonienė; cellist Rimantas Armonas; violinist Petras Kunca; violist, conductor, and musicologist Donatas Katkus; and violinist Simona Venslovaitė and pianist Veronika Kopjova, LMTA graduates who are preparing the performance (the discussion was led by Gerūta Griniūtė).

The ardent recording sessions are going to take place on August 2-6 at the Horseshoe Concert Hall of the Paliesius Manor which is more and more often preferred by world-class musicians as the venue for their recordings. The performers of the musical works — Simona Venslovaitė and Veronika Kopjova are LMTA graduates pursuing a career in Austria and Germany. Simona Venslovaitė plays with Ensemble XX. Jahrhundert (artistic director Peter Burwik), a contemporary music ensemble in Vienna, and the Munich Chamber Orchestra (artistic director Clemens Schuldt) in the first violin section. Pianist Veronika Kopjova teaches at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna and is a member of the contemporary music ensemble Platypus. The recordings will feature exceptional instruments: the admirable Steinway & Sons concert piano and the especially valuable mid-18th century Florentine violin by Giovanni Battista Gabrielli. The sound director is Vilius Keras who has been nominated for the prestigious Grammy Award several times and whose recorded albums have been featured in international record catalogues (including Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla’s Deutsche Grammophon recordings).

The programme will also be available as a live event: August 1, 2 p.m. –  Paliesius Manor (featuring sonatas by K. V. Banaitis, J. Juzeliūnas, J. Bašinskas and J. Gruodis); August 7, 5 p.m. – the Great Hall of the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre located in the very central part of Vilnius (the programme includes sonatas by J. Gruodis, P. Dikčius, and S. Vainiūnas). The events are free of charge.

The recordings and concerts are part of project Juozas Gruodis, Kazimieras Viktoras Banaitis, Stasys Vainiūnas, Povilas Dikčius, Julius Juzeliūnas, Justinas Bašinskas: the most important sonatas for violin and piano by Lithuanian composers of the 20th century carried out by the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre. The project encourages studies, performance, and promotion of the most significant Lithuanian chamber music repertoire of the 20th century in Lithuania and worldwide. The Paliesius Manor is the Project partner. The Project is sponsored by the Lithuanian Council for Culture.

LMTA information
2021 07 20

Thursday June 24th, 2021

SUMMER SCHOOL FOR DOCTORAL STUDENTS

On August 17-20, the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre (LMTA) invites doctoral students at the LMTA and other higher education institutions to Summer School for Doctoral Students in Art and Art Studies that is to take place at the LMTA Klaipėda Faculty. 

Schedule

The aim of the Summer School is to make the paradigm of artistic research site-specific for the domain of Lithuanian scientific and artistic research by expanding the concept of artistic research and honing doctoral students’ skills of developing artistic projects of higher quality and presenting them. In the last decade, artistic research, having notably escalated within the international cultural, scientific, and educational environment, promotes the appearance of new cultural and artistic products, a closer connection between artists and society, smoother development of creative innovations, and enables a more efficient cooperation between researchers and artists.

Summer School seminars and lectures present the major trends in artistic research at European higher education institutions and discuss issues arising in the process of the development of final art projects. The participants will be introduced to the strategies and methodologies for the development and modelling of such projects.

Alongside artistic research, the School will contribute to the improvement of general research competencies by enabling doctoral students to participate in seminars on academic ethics and creative writing. The academic ethics course will help the participants to gain a thorough understanding of the values and ethical principles researchers must follow; identify key ethical dilemmas; learn how to minimise misconduct in research by analysing liability and sanctions for violating research ethics; learn how to apply guidelines of ethical behaviour; and build up public trust in science. The creative writing seminar will analyse, both theoretically and practically, the possibilities of applying creative writing in artistic research. Summer School graduates will be sharing their achievements and experiences of how doctoral studies have helped them attain their creative goals.

Summer school will enable the participants — doctoral students at the LMTA and other institutions — to take part in seminars led by the most outstanding LMTA and foreign scholars and researchers, listen to their presentations, present their own research, master competencies related to academic ethics and creative writing, develop joint artistic and scientific research and to implement its dissemination.

The project is funded by the Research Council of Lithuania.

LMTA information 
7 June, 2021

Tuesday June 22nd, 2021

LMTA GRADUATION CEREMONY IN VILNIUS AND KLAIPĖDA

June 22, 23 and July 2, of 2021, the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre (LMTA) organizes the Graduation Ceremony for LMTA bachelors and masters of arts. 

Schedule

2021 June 22, Tuesday, 12:00
LMTA Klaipėda Faculty Concert Hall (K. Donelaičio 4, Klaipėda)
Diplomas will be awarded for graduates of the Klaipėda Faculty 

2021 June 22, Tuesday, 13:00
LMTA Building 1, Great Hall (Gedimino Ave. 42, Vilnius). Live stream on www.tv.lmta.lt 
Diplomas – for graduates of the Music Faculty: Departments of Vocal Performance, Piano, Organ and Harpsichord, Accompaniment

2021 June 22, Tuesday, 15:00
LMTA Building 1, Great Hall (Gedimino Ave. 42, Vilnius). Live stream on www.tv.lmta.lt 
Diplomas – for graduates of the Music Faculty: Departments of Accordion, Folk Instruments, Ethomusicology, Musicology, Choir Conducting, Conducting

2021 June 23, Wednesday, 13:00
LMTA Building 1, Great Hall (Gedimino Ave. 42, Vilnius). Live stream on www.tv.lmta.lt 
Diplomas – for graduates of the Music Faculty: Departments of Wind and Percussion Instruments, Composition

2021 June 23, Wednesday, 15:00
LMTA Building 1, Great Hall (Gedimino Ave. 42, Vilnius). Live stream on www.tv.lmta.lt 
Diplomas – for graduates of the Music Faculty: Departments of String Instruments, Chamber Ensemble, Jazz

2021 July 2, Friday, 17:00
LMTA Building 1, Great Hall (Gedimino Ave. 42, Vilnius). Live stream on www.tv.lmta.lt 
Diplomas – for graduates of the Faculty of Theatre and Film: Departments of Film and Television, Acting and Directing, Art History and Theory, Dance and Movement; Art Management Division

June 9, 2021 

Monday June 7th, 2021

Apply to the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre!

On June 1 starts the centralized admission to bachelor and master studies. Entrance examinations will be organised remotely at the Academy between June 14 and August 2. EU citizens will be admitted in the same order as citizens of the Republic of Lithuania, and candidates may apply for a state-funded study place. 

* To the LMTA entrance examinations are invited all applicants who have demonstrated their eligibility during the preliminary application

Online application form (Centralised admission online application form) shall be completed no later than 24 hours before the beginning of the entrance examinations. The Timetable of entry examinations and consultations please find HERE

The entry application includes:
1) documents (originals) witnessing secondary education (for bachelor studies), or a university Bachelor’s degree (diploma and its supplement; for master studies), or copies certified by a Notary Public,
2) recognition of education gained in a foreign country (for bachelor studies), recognition of a Bachelor’s qualification (for master studies): certificate issued by the Lithuanian Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education concerning equivalents of subjects and transfer of grades (more information at www.skvc.lt), 
3) certificate in level of English or Russian language proficiency (at least B1), 
4) copy of passport (or ID card), 4) certificate in level of English or Russian language proficiency (at least B1),
5) payment receipt of administration fee,
6) 1 photo. 

Regulations for student admission in 2021

More information: Admission to LMTA

June 1, 2021 

Events

2021/09/21

VECERA: “INSIDE OUT”

2021 September 21, Tuesday, 12:00

Lives broadcast on tv.lmta.lt from the Balcony of LMTA Building 1 (Gedimino Ave. 42, Vilnius)

VECERA: INSIDE OUT

Amplification of the seasonal regeneration. After the summer holidays, the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theater, and its Central Palace, revived and pulsated with life. Paulius Večera (VECERA), a B3 year electronic music student, is preparing to “amplify” the direct processes that are taking place in the “body” of the Academy. These sounds of the natural environment become a kind of playground where Paulius will freely express himself by altering, modifying and broadcasting the internal processes of the Academy externally from the Balcony during the usual, daily lunch break.

2021/09/24

“CULTURE NIGHT 2021”

2021 September 24, Friday 

LMTA EVENTS ON “CULTURE NIGHT 2021” 


19:00  
Small Theatre of Vilnius (Gedimino Ave. 22, Vilnius)
SPATIAL MUSIC CONCERT
Project by “Ars&Sonoris”, The Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre and The Small Theatre of Vilnius

21:00 
Square between LMTA Building 1 and The Museum of Occupations and Freedom Fights (Aukų str., Vilnius)
PIANO MUSIC NIGHT “BLACK AND WHITE”, PART I 
Students of the LMTA Piano Department: Paula Bagotyriūtė, Gabrielė Agilė Bajoraitė, Jonas Benjaminas Balsys, Jokūbas Fedorkinas, Julian Germanovič, Kliment Jaremčuk, Skaistė Kašėtaitė-Meižikienė, Dovydas Kiauka, Julita Lukminaitė, Gabija Maknavičiūtė-Janavičienė, Saulė Pukinskaitė, Anastasija Šuminskaitė, Airinė Taučaitė, Dovilė Vaizgielaitė, Neringa Valuntonytė, Saulė Augustina Žostautaitė, Lina Žutautaitė 
Programme: F. Chopin, F. Liszt, C. Debussy, A. Skriabin, S. Rachmaninov 

22:30
LMTA  Building 1: Balcony Theatre (Gedimino Ave. 42, Vilnius) 
OPERA “CITY STORIES” 
Conductor Julius Geniušas, director Raminta Verseckaitė, pianist Vaida Balčiūnienė, lightening designer Valdas Latonas
Soloists: Vismantė Benkunskienė, Viltė Darvydaitė, Viktorija Dunauskaitė, Jekaterina Šarapova, Vjačeslavs Aleksejevs, Pavel Morgunov, Artur Petraškevič, Paulius Prasauskas

00:00
Square between LMTA Building 1 and The Museum of Occupations and Freedom Fights (Aukų str., Vilnius)
PIANO MUSIC NIGHT “BLACK AND WHITE”, PART II
Performers: Prof. Petras Geniušas (piano), Sonata Alšauskaitė-Mikulė (piano) 
Programme: M. de Falla, S. Barber

Persons older than 6 years of age indoors must wear a protective mask covering the nose and mouth (face mask, respirator, etc.). According to the decision of the Head of Operations of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania from 13 September 2021 only persons with the National Certificate (the Opportunity Passport) can participate in the events. 

2021/09/30

45TH LMTA SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE

2021 September 30, Thursday

LMTA Building 1 (Gedimino Ave. 42, Vilnius)

45TH LMTA SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE “TRANSNATIONALISM AND ART: NEIGHBORHOOD, BORDERS, CONFINES”

Paper proposals (abstract and a short biography) should be sent by email: mokslas@lmta.lt. The abstract must not exceed 100 words. The duration of full presentation is limited to 20 minutes (+ 10 minutes for questions). The main language of the conference is Lithuanian.

The deadline for proposal submissions is the 10th of September, 2021. 

2021/10/14

VIRTUAL SEMINAR “VOICE YOGA – CONSCIOUS SPEECH CONTROL”

2021 October 14, Thursday, 14:00–18:30

On the ZOOM platform

VIRTUAL SEMINAR “VOICE YOGA – CONSCIOUS SPEECH CONTROL” 

Lecturer – composer and member of the rock group Thundertale Jonas Chockevičius

Fee: 24 Eur 
Registration – untill October 12

 

 

2021/10/20

MEETING WITH KATICA ILLÉNYI (THEREMIN, HUNGARY)

2021 October 20, Wednesday, 11:00

LMTA Building 1: Julius Juzeliūnas Spatial Sound Sphere (Gedimino Ave. 42, Vilnius)

MEETING WITH KATICA ILLÉNYI (THEREMIN, HUNGARY)

There will be talk of the theremin and of the first theremin virtuoso Clara Rockmore (1911-1998), who was born in Vilnius. 


Persons older than 6 years of age must wear a protective mask covering the nose and mouth (face mask, respirator, etc.). According to the decision of the Head of Operations of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania from 13 September 2021 only persons with the National Certificate (the Opportunity Passport) can participate in the events. 

2021/10/28 - 2021/10/31

PIANO COMPETITION “LISZTOFONIJA-3” 

2021 October 28, Thursday

LMTA Building 1: Great Hall (Gedimino Ave. 42, Vilnius)

PIANO COMPETITION “LISZTOFONIJA-3” 

To the 210th anniversary of the birth of Ferenc Liszt


2021 October 29, Friday

Paliesiaus Manor (Dvaro 7, Paliesius village, Mielagėnai eyre, Ignalina disctrict)

PROF. MŪZA RUBACKYTĖ’S MASTER CLASS FOR THE LAUREATES


2021 October 30, Saturday

Paliesiaus Manor (Dvaro 7, Paliesius village, Mielagėnai eyre, Ignalina disctrict)

LAUREATES’ CONCERT


2021 October 31, Sunday

LMTA Building 1: Great Hall (Gedimino Ave. 42, Vilnius)

AUDIO / VIDEO RECORDINGS OF THE LAUREATES’ PROGRAMMES

2021/10/28 - 2021/10/30

LMTA Symphony Gala

2021 October 28–30

Anykščiai Art Incubator (J. Biliūno 53, Anykščiai) 
Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania (Katedros Sq. 4, Vilnius) 
LMTA Great Hall (Gedimino Ave. 42, Vilnius)

LMTA SYMPHONY GALA  

Dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the establishment and 30th anniversary of the restoration of diplomatic relations between Lithuania and the Nordic Countries 

Performers:
LMTA Symphony Orchestra (artistic director and conductor – assoc. prof. Martynas Staškus) 
Conductor – Sasha Makila (Finland)

Programme: works by composers of Nordic Countries and Lihuania

Project partners: Embassies of Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Norway, Iceland in Lithuania, Office of the Nordic Council of Ministers