UPCOMING EDITION
April 30 - May 7 2022
@ Muziekcentrum Enschede
Enschede, The Netherlands

Maknickas, Ignas

Lithuania
Participated in 2014
Group B
3rd Prize
Audience Prize
Biography
Born on , 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.??iurlionis School of Arts with Prof. Albina Siksniute.

Attended masterclasses of  M. Rubackyte, N. Seriogina, J. Lowenthal,.

Attended masterclasses of  A. Grynyuk, A. ??labys,.

Competitions
Received 1st prize of XX International Piano Competition Young Virtuoso, Zagreb, Croatia, 2014.
Received 1st prize of XIX International F.Chopin Piano Competition for Children and Youth, in Szafarnia, Poland, 2011.
Received Grand Prix of IX International Competition Music Without Limits in Druskininkai, Lithuania, 2009.
Repertoire
FIRST ROUND
— J. S. Bach – Das Wohltemperierte Klavier I G Major BWV 860
— S. Rachmaninoff – Etude-tableau e flat minor op. 39 no. 5
— L. van Beethoven – 3rd mov. c sharp minor op. 27 no. 2
— F. Chopin – Nocturne op. 27 no. 2 in D flat Major
Second round
— L. van Beethoven – c sharp minor op. 27
— F. Chopin – Scherzo no. 1 op. 20
— A. Remesa – ‘Stigmata’ – 5 miniatures for piano
Third round
The third orchestral round was introduced in 2020