TADAS MOTIEČIUS, accordion
TADAS MOTIEČIUS – young, promising accordionist, assistant lecturer at Lithuanian academy of music and theatre. He is a graduate student of Saulius Sondeckis Art School in Šiauliai. In 2018 Tadas finished his accordion Masters studies with prof. Raimondas Sviackevicius in Lithuanian music and theatre academy where now he works as assistant lecturer. Tadas joined an international program in 2014 – ERASMUS, where he studied under one of the most famous pedagogue G. Draugsvoll, at the Royal Academy of Music in Denmark. Tadas was later enriched by the master classes of G. Draugsoll, J. Rattya, M. Luomma, S. Hussong, E. Moser, G. Stopa, D. Vendramin, C. Jaccomucci, C. Rojac, S. Zanchini, M. Pittocco, G. Dellarole. At such young age, he has already been awarded Lithuanian Queen Morta prize. He is the winner of multiple national and international competitions, and has been a part of many different festivals, seminars and projects. He has been awarded by V. Adamkus and D. Grybauskaite by certificates of appreciation from the ministers and mayors. He is a laureate of more than thirty competitions in Lithuania, Poland, Latvia, Czech Republic, Byelorussia, Ukraine, Estonia, Italy, Russia, France, Croatia and China. Tadas Motiecius has played in the halls of Tallinn, Riga, Gdansk, Copenhagen, Finland, Byelorussia, Latvia, Estonia, United States and Australia. During the summer in 2012, he joined an international orchestra to tour around Europe.
Currently, accordionist has been working with variety of artistic creators such as: Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theater, Klaipeda State Music Theatre; Baltic Chamber Opera Theater.