Lina Krėpštaitė

After graduating from Kaunas Juozas Naujalis Music Gymnasium pianist Lina Krėpštaitė studied the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre with Associate Professor Jurgis Bialobžeskis. In 2001-2002, she studied at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm with Mats Widlund. L.Krėpštaitė earned her Master Degree from the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre in 2004, graduating piano class with Professor Petras Geniušas and accompaniment with Associate Professor Audronė Kisieliūtė. She attended master classes by world-known pianists such as J.Lowenthal, E.Bodin-Karpe, I.Lazko, M.Beroff, V.Berman, Y.Galynina, A.Kouyoumdjian, M.Rubackytė.A prize-winner of several international competitions, Krėpštaitė also appeared in many international festivals, including Cassino Lougo D’Europa (Italy, 1999), Edvard Grieg - Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis (1999, 2003, 2004), The 300 Years Anniversary of Stockholm City (2002 m.), Pažaislis Music Festival (2005, 2006, 2008), contemporary music festival „Iš arti“ (2007, 2008), „Bohemfestival“ (2008, Norway) and gave concerts in Latvia, Czechia, Sweden, Poland and Norway . She performed with Kaunas, Edsberg (Sweden) chamber orchestras, Kaunas City Symphony Orchestra, Kaunas State Choir, Bohemfestival orchestra, under the baton of J.Janulevičius, P.Berman, M.Ericsson, P.Bingelis, M.Pitrėnas. Krėpštaitė had played with different chamber ensembles: „Collegium“, „Trio of the City“, „Ad libitum“, „in focus“. From 2006 she constantly performs with Kaunas String Quartet, baritone Giedrius Prunskus and other singers. L. Krėpštaitė took part in Kaunas String Quartet CD‘s “L‘Eau éblouissante” and “The Coming One...” record sessions in 2007 and 2009. In the same year her CD with baritone Giedrius Prunskus “Stories (Not) for Children” was recorded.