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Germanavičius, Vytautas 

 
 

 

Biography

Vytautas Germanavičius (b. 1969) is a Lithuanian composer who studied in Vilnius, Dartington and San Francisco. His teachers include Julius Juzeliūnas, Osvaldas Balakauskas (Mmus Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre), Jonathan Harvey (Dartington Art College, Sir William Glock Scholarship, UK), Alvin Curran, James Tenney (MFA Mills College, Fulbright Scholarship, USA).
He was a recipient of the UNESCO-Aschberg Bursary for residence at the Banff Centre for the Arts (Canada, 2000), received numerous grants from the Open Society Fund Lithuania to participate in multicultural projects in Ukraine, Moldova, Mongolia, and China. In 2007 he presented a lecture, titled "Real Time Interaction with the Computer in Performance" at the Asia Pacific Festival & Conference in Wellington (New Zealand). In 2016 Vytautas Germanavičius was awarded for his "Underwater Geometry" for bass saxophone and orchestra at the competition of the best works of the year, organized by the Lithuanian Composers' Union.
The composer's music has been widely performed in many international contemporary music festivals throughout Europe, North America and Asia by prominent orchestras, ensembles and soloists: Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra, Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra, Vilnius String Quartet, Armonas Trio, Cuarteto Latino americano, Amstel and Stockholm Saxophone Quartets, Ensemble Bern Modern, KammarensembleN, Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble, the soloists David Geringas (cello, Germany), Stephane Vermeersch (clarinet, Belgium), Ingrida Armonaitė (violin), Petras Vyšniauskas, Liudas Mockūnas (saxophone) among others, and was released on several CDs – "Compositions for Lithuanian Traditional Instruments", "Unknown Spaces", "and Melting Constellations".
Vytautas Germanavičius currently holds the position of the Chairman of the Lithuanian Composers' Union's Music Foundation and Head of the Lithuanian Section of ISCM.

 

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