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Ugnius is one of the leading pianists of Lithuania’s new generation, and he has been performing professionally since the age of six. Ugnius left Lithuania and moved to the United Kingdom to study with Graham Scott at the Royal Northern College of Music where he graduated in 2018. He has won numerous awards, including RNCM Gold Medal (first ever solo recipient), the Schubert and Mark Ray Prizes, the Recital Prize and a prize at the International Amy Brant Piano Competition in Birmingham. Most recently, Ugnius was awarded with the Silver Medal Award for excellence in performances by the Worshipful Musicians Company UK, as well as PDG Young Artist award from Music Making UK for 2018-2020.
As a soloist Ugnius has played with many orchestras including the BBC Philharmonic and the Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra. He has given solos in venues such as the Wigmore Hall and the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester. Ugnius is a passionate music educator and is teaching at his private piano studio in the heart of Manchester.
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Making Music is the UK’s leading organisation for leisure-time music, with over 3,500 music groups in membership. Since its creation in 1961 its Philip and Dorothy Green Young Artists scheme (PDGYA) has helped to launch the careers of dozens of young musicians, including those of Steven Isserlis, Elizabeth Banks and Craig Ogden. It is made possible by the Philip and Dorothy Green Music Trust, which promotes young artists and composers. http://www.makingmusic.org.uk/pdgya