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Vytautė MARKELIŪNIENĖ

PhD, researcher

Born in 1967 in Vilnius. 1985 graduated from the National M.K. Čiurlionis School of Arts. 1990 graduated from the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theater, Music History (Doc. Adeodato Tauragis kl.). 2003-2007 was Doctoral student at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theater. In 2007, he defended the work of the field of humanities in the direction of art (musicology) “Development of the Lithuanian Musical Theater during the Historical transformation (1940-1945)”, the head of the scientific work – prof. John Bruver. Since 1993 he has been a teacher and methodologist at the National M. K. Čiurlionis School of Art, since 2007 – a lecturer in the Department of Music History at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theater, from 2014 – a associate professor. Since 2016 – researcher at the Lithuanian Lithuanian Culture Research Institute. Since 1997 Member of the Lithuanian Composers' Union. Since 2005 – Composer of Music Program for International Th. Mann Festival (2005–2007 with Dr. Ona Narbutiene, 2007–2011 with E. Gedgaustas). Since 2009 – member of the Thom Mann Cultural Center Curatorium.Research areas: Lithuanian musical theater, creative activity of music performers and composers during the interwar period, during the war.

Fields of scientific interests are Lithuanian musical theater, creative activity of music performers and composers during the interwar and war periods.

Selected publications

Markeliūnienė, Vytautė. 1956-ųjų spalio 6 d.: neįvykęs Antano Kučingio „Faustas“. Paraštės, kontekstai ir atodangos [October 6th, 1956: Antanas Kučingis and the unperformed “Faust”. Margins, contexts, and revelations], Ars et Praxis, Vilnius: LMTA, 2017, V. ISSN 2351-4744; http://žurnalai.lmta.lt/lt/numeris/ars-et-praxis-nr-5-2017/

Markeliūnienė, Vytautė. Čiurlionio muzikinės kūrybos percepcija karo metais (1941–1944) [The perception of Čiurlionis’ musical creation during the war years (1941–1944)]. In Menotyra, 2016, p. 204–212. ISSN 1392-1002