Conductor

Conductor and artistic director of the Chamber Chorus “Aidija” – Romualdas Gražinis (born 1962 m.).

Romualdas Gražinis studied at the Vilnius M. K. Čiurlionis Art’s Gymnasium. In 1985 he graduated from the Vilnius Conservatoire as a conductor and a teacher. He works in the M. K. Čiurlionis Arts Gymnasium since 1983. He has participated in the “Nauja Muzika” (“New Music”) Company under the leadership of S. Nakas. In autumn 1989 R. Gražinis studied Gregorian Chant at the Paris Conservatoire under the guidance of Professor Louis-Marie Vigne. Later he continued his studies at the Boulogne Conservatoire under the guidance of Pierre Calmelet. In 1994 he participated in the international master class of P. Philips of ancient choral music. R. Gražinis received a special award for young artists by the Lithuanian Ministry of Culture and Education in 1992 and 1994.

Romualdas Gražinis became a founder member of „Cantores chorales capellae s. Casimiri“. He is also the founder and the main conductor of the chamber choir „Aidija“ since 1989. He won numerous international choral music contests with „Aidija“ as well the choir of M. K. Čiurlionis art gymnasium. Since 1990, he has been teaching choral music in the M. K. Čiurlionis art gymnasium. He is the main teacher of Gregorian chant practice in „Ad Fontes“ academy. Romualdas Gražinis is the main conductor and founder of Schola Cantorum Vilnensis.

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  1. Dear Mr. Grazinis,

    hope you are well and enjoying great choral music with your splendid Kamerinis Choras Aidija.

    Please note that on the weekend after the prestigious Marktoberdorf Festival, i.e. from June 9-11, 2017 the 10th International Choir Competition Mainhausen (near Frankfurt am Main) will take place. In the past, various Marktoberdorf participant choirs enjoyed the opportunity to again present their music here with us in Mainhausen, Germany. We would appreciate your consideration to apply to our 10th International Choir Competition and will be more than happy to coordinate your transfer to and your stay with us. More information about the choir festival, our jury, exact terms and conditions, especially the obligatory work to be presented in each category, etc. can be found on our website www(dot)ficm(dot)de.

    In case of any questions please do not hesitate to contact us. Thank you!

    Best Regards

    Christian Fröhlich
    Förderkreis Internationale Chortage Mainhausen

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