Trakai Fanfare Orchestra (Lithuania) and MUBA Symphonic Wind Orchestra concert




Tallinna Muusika- ja Balletikool MUBA
Pärnu mnt. 59, Tallinn, Harjumaa, 10135
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Orchestras: Trakai Fanfare Orchestra (Lithuania), Tallinn Music and Ballet School MUBA Symphonic Wind Orchestra

Conductors: Rokas Podelis (Lithuania), Bert Langeler


The wind orchestra of the Trakai Art School was founded in July 1975. Its founder is Aleksandras Čiupkovas. Since 1994 the orchestra has been conducted by Arvydas Mišeikis. In 2000 the orchestra was reorganized into the fanfare orchestra. 2005-2011 the conductor of the orchestra was Tadas Šileika, 2012-2015. – conductor Egidijus Miknius. Since 2016 Rokas Podelis has been the conductor of Trakai fanfare orchestra. Students, graduates and teachers of the Trakai Art School play in the orchestra. Over the years of its existence, the collective has trained many prominent musicians and music educators in the country and won the names of laureates and graduates in many national and foreign competitions of excellence. Concerts, competitions, festivals, summer creative camps – is the daily work with which the orchestra managers strive to enable the musicians to meet the needs of artistic activities as widely and diversely as possible, and to exchange good experiences with other artistic collectives.

Trakai fanfare orchestra participated at music festivals in Lithuania, Latvia, Germany, Poland, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, the Netherlands, Greece. He won laureates in the annual championships of Lithuanian orchestras (2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2011, 2014, 2021, 2022, 2023) and international competitions in Poland “Zlata Lyra” (2006), Latvia (2008). The biggest achievements are winning the “Golden Bird” in the nomination “Brightest Lithuanian Star” (2006), “Grand Prix” at the Lithuanian Orchestra Championship in Panevėžys (2009, 2010) and 3rd place at the Open Fanfare Orchestra Championship in the Netherlands (2013).

From time to time the orchestra goes for international concert trips, this year we decided to go to Estonia to show our banding tradition in the little town of Trakai. The orchestra has a long-living friendship with conductor and teacher Bert Langeler, who helped a lot making this concert tour happen.

In this concert you will be able to hear music from composers like Carl Wittrock, Peter Graham, Rimantas Giedraitis, Eduard Tamm, etc.


More info here.

Facebook event here.