Laura Šimonytė-Riškevičienė – a marketing specialist with over 20 years of experience, a member of Lithuanian Marketing Association (LiMA), music project manager.
Laura studied at Kaunas University of Technology (Bachelor and Master degrees in Marketing Management) and Lithuanian University of Education (Bachelor of Music Pedagogy). Since then she worked in various companies, and from 2004 she started to work mainly within the field of music in the companies such as Lithuanian State Symphony Orchestra (LVSO), “Three Muses” and others. As a marketing specialist, whilst working for LVSO, Laura was responsible for direct marketing, advertising, sales analysis and website management, as well as organising the tour of the Orchestra in Lithuania.
Currently, Laura is a part of the Department of Music Theory at National M. K. Čiurlionis School of Art and of the company “Ars & Sonoris”. As a project manager in the latter she was working on the events for Eduardas Balsys 100 jubilee. Laura was also a member of the Organising Committee and a coordinator for the International Eduardas Balsys Young Composers Competition. At “Ars & Sonoris” from 2019 Laura curates the events organised by the company, manages the website and social media sites, conducts research and surveys and participates in the planning of the strategic business activities.