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Registration deadline extended!

In consideration of many requests, the deadline to submit the application form and other requested material for the 3rd International Eduardas Balsys Young Composers Competition has been extended to 10 September 2023 (23:59, GMT+2).

Young composers up to the age of 35 are invited to participate in the competition with their pieces for string orchestra, chamber ensembles or choir. This year we also introduced a new feature to add one or two instruments of your choice to a piano trio, string quartet, piano quintet or a string orchestra.

Compositions that are selected for the Final Round will be performed during the Final Concert on November 18th at the Palace of the Grand Dukes in Vilnius.

The Concert will also be streamed live on

Jury members: Ēriks Ešenvalds (Latvia), Helena Tulve (Estonia), Anton Lukoszevieze (United Kingdom), Žibuoklė Martinaitytė (Lithuania/USA), Algirdas Martinaitis (Lithuania).

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