EDUCATION

2005-2007 Southern Methodist University
Artist Certificate
Dallas, TX
2001-pres. University of Kansas
Doctoral Candidate
Lawrence, KS
1999-2001 Lithuanian Music Academy
Master's degree in Violin performance as soloist, pedagogue and chamber musician
Vilnius, Lithuania
1995-1999 Lithuanian Music Academy
Bachelor's degree
Vilnius, Lithuania
1984-1995 B. Dvarionas Music School
Music school diploma
Vilnius, Lithuania
PRINCIPAL TEACHERS AND COACHES
  Jonas Urba, Raimundas Katilius, Alexander Fischer, Ben Sayevich, Eduard Schmieder, Eric Rosenblith, Robert Koenig, Chee Yun Kim, Emanuel Borok
CERTIFICATES AND MASTER CLASSES WITH
2007
2004
2003
2003

2002
2000
1999
1999
1998
1998
1998
1997

Vadim Gluzman
Ivan Zhenaty
Alberto Bologni
Semion Yaroshevich
Elmar Oliveira
Prague Trio
Arnold Steinhardt
Daniel Quartet
Donald Weilerstein
Leo Berlin
Dana Pomerantz and Juri Mazurkevich
Ysaye Quartet

Israel
Czech Republic
Italy
Israel
USA
Czech Republic
USA
Netherlands
USA
Sweden
USA
Belgium
PERFORMING EXPERIENCE
  Concertos with orchestra:
2003
2002
2001
2001
1998
Springfield Symphony Orchestra
Lawrence Chamber Orchestra
Klaipeda Chamber Orchestra
Siauliai Chamber Orchestra
B. Dvarionas Chamber Orchestra
J.Brahms Violin concert
W. A. Mozart # 3
Vivaldi Four Seasons
Vivaldi Four Seasons

W. A. Mozart # 5
  Recent Solo Recitals:
2007 Solo performance in Durango, Colorado
2007 Solo and chamber music performance at Roosevelt University,
Chicago, IL
2007 Solo performance at the Toh-Atin Gallery, Durango, Colorado
2006
2005
2004
SMU violin recital, Dallas
Duo recital with pianist Melanie Hadley in Eutin, Germany
Duo with pianist Melanie Hadley at the Druskininkai Summer Festival, Lithuania
2004
2004
2004
2004
"Returns" festival, Vilnius, Lithuania
The Fine Arts Institute, Leewood, Kansas
Swarthout Recital Hall, Lawrence, Kansas
The International Center for Music at Park University, Parkville, Missouri
2003
2003
Lithuanian Music Academy, Vilnius
International Musical Arts Institute: Tour in Maine and New Hampshire
2003 Kemper Recital Hall, Missouri -Western University, St. Joseph, Missouri
  Chamber Music:

2012-pres
2009
2008-2009
2007

Emerald Piano Trio regular performances
Hansa String Quartet, Troldsalen, Bergen, Norway
Daniel Piano Trio recitals in SMU, Caruth auditorium, Dallas
Chamber Music Concert in Austin, TX

2007 Chamber Music Concerts with Anne Akiko Meyers at the Music on the Mountains festival
2006 Chamber Music Concert at SMU Caruth Auditorium, Dallas, TX
2004 Trio with Martin Storey, cello, Melanie Hadley, Piano, Kansas City and Lawrence, Kansas
2004 2nd violinist, quintet, Ben Sayevich, 1st violin, Peter Chun, viola, Martin Storey, cello, Stanislav Ioudenitch, piano, World Performance Series, Jackson, Mississippi
2003 1st violinist, several ensembles, International Musical Arts Institute, Maine
2002
2001
2nd violinist, sextet, Kansas City
1st violinist, string quartet, Vilnius, Lithuania
2001 1st violinist, string quartet:Tour of Netherlands under Daniel Music Days
1997-2001 Violinist, ART piano trio, concerts in Vilnius, Prague, Nice and more...
  Chamber music collaborations:
 

Anne Akiko Meyers, Soloist and chamber musician,
Jesus Castro Balbi, professor, cello
Arkady Fomin, violin
Tom Demer, viola
Erin Hannigan, oboe
Jean Garver, principal flute
Paul Garner, clarinet
Peter Chun, professor, viola
Ben Sayevich, professor, violin
Martin Storey, professor, cello
Stanislav Ioudenitch, professor, piano
Daniel Veis, Dean, professor, cello
Brant Bailess, viola
Daniel Gingrich, associate principal horn
Raimundas Katilius, professor, violin

New York
TCU, Forth Worth
Clavier Trio
DSO
DSO
DSO
DSO
University of Kansas
Park Univercity
Park University
Park University
Prague Conservatory
Utah Symphony
Chicago Symphony
Lithuanian Music Academy

  Orchestras:

2010-pres
2009
2008-2009
2008
2008

Dallas Symphony Orchestra violin section member
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Assistant concertmaster
Dallas Symphony Orchestra, 2nd violin section
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra substitute violinist
Kremlin Chamber Orchestra, Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Library of Congress concert tour

2007-2008 Plano and Irving Symphony Orchestras, Assistant concertmaster
2007 New World Symphony, substitute
2006-2009 Music in the Mountains orchestra, 1st violin section
2007 Shreveport Symphony Orchestra, LA, 1st violin section
2007 East Texas Symphony Orchestra, TX, 1st violin section
2007 I Palpiti chamber orchestra concert in NY Carnegie, Zankel Hall
2006-2007 1st violinist for Amy Grant and Josh Groban concert shows, Dallas
2006-2007 Plano and Irving Symphony Orchestras, 1st violin section
2005-2006 I Palpiti chamber orchestra tour in Slovenia, Austria, USA, Israel
2002-2005
2003
1999-2001
2000
1999-2000
1999
1998
1997
1996
1996
University of Kansas Symphony Orchestra, Concertmaster
Kansas City Ballet, 1st violin section
Lithuanian Music Academy Orchestra, Vilnius, Concertmaster
Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra, 1st violin section
Lithuanian State Symphony Orchestra, Vilnius, 1st violin section
Carl Nielsen Academy Orchestra, Odense, Denmark
Internationale Bach Academie, Stuttgart, Germany
Nordiska Ungdomsorkestern, Lund, Sweden
Europera Youth Philharmony, Germany
Jonge Filharmonie, Bruxelles, Belgium
TEACHING POSITIONS

2006-2008

2002-2004

Violin instructor PISD,ISD

University of Kansas
Graduate teaching assistant in VION 100, 121, 300, 421

Plano, TX

Lawrence, KS

1998-2001 Chiurlionis School of Performing Arts
Violin Assistant
Vilnius, Lithuania
BROADCASTS

2014
2004

Dallas Art Museum
Lithuanian National Radio

Emerald Piano Trio
Duo recital, Vilnius

2002
2000
Kansas Public Radio
Lithuanian National Radio
String Sextet Concert
Piano Trio Concert
AWARDS
2005-2007 Full scholarship and stipend from SMU
2004 Special Prize at the International Swedish Duo Competition Katrineholm, Sweden
2004
2004
2003

2002-2008

Winner of Naftzger Instrumental Division, Wichita, Kansas
Kansas City Musical Club Award, Kansas
SAI and Kansas City Musical Club Awards, Kansas City
Old French violin and 19th century J. Tubbs bow on loan by Judy and Duane Hellam, Springfield, Missouri
2002 1st Prize winner at the Hellam Young Artist Competition Springfield, Missouri
1997
1995
Recipient of the Rotary Club of Lund, Sweden, scholarship
Diploma at B'nai B'rith Intarnational Competition for Young Jewish performers
ACHIEVEMENTS OF STUDENTS
 

Grand Prix at the International A. Glazunov competition
Interlochen Academy of Music scholarship
Concertmaster of Interlochen Academy Orchestra

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