Participant info

Mr. Maknickas Ignas

Country of residence Lithuania

Biography

Born on 29.10.1998, Thousand Oaks, California, USA (USA / Lithuania)
Started to play piano at the age of 6 with Prof. Violeta Lipniagoviene

Since 2004 till 2011 has studied at the National M.K.Ciurlionis School of Arts () with Prof. Violeta Lipniagoviene
Since 2011 till 2013 has studied at the National M.K. Ciurlionis School of Arts () with Prof. Veronika Vitaite
Since 2013 till present has studied at the National M.K.Čiurlionis School of Arts () with Prof. Albina Siksniute

Competitions:

1st prize of the XX International Piano Competition Young Virtuoso, Zagreb, Croatia, 2014

1st prize of the XIX International F.Chopin Piano Competition for Children and Youth, in Szafarnia, Poland , 2011

Grand Prix of the IX International Competition Music Without Limits in Druskininkai, Lithuania, 2009

Competition repertoire:

First round:

  1. S. Rachmaninoff. Etude-tableau e flat minor op. 39 no. 5
  2. F. Chopin. Nocturne op. 27 no. 2 in D flat Major
  3. J.S. Bach. Prelude & Fugue G Major BWV 860 from Das Wohltemperierte Klavier I
  4. L. van Beethoven. Sonata op. 27 no. 2 in c sharp minor 3rd mov.

Second round:

  1. L. van Beethoven. Sonata op. 27 no. 2 in c sharp minor
  2. A. Remesa. 'Stigmata' - 5 miniatures for piano
  3. F. Chopin. Scherzo no. 1 op. 20
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