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Children’s Choir of Juozas Naujalis Music Gymnasium is already more than 40 years old. Schoolchildren, aged 12-19, who study Piano, Music Theory and Choir Conducting, sing in the choir. Rehearsals are held twice a week and last for two hours. Senior students of choir conducting work with the choir. Since 2005 choir was called “Cantica”. Choir participated in many choir festivals and competitions in Lithuania and abroad: Italy, Czech Republic, Belarus, and Slovakia. Since 2006 with the choir started work Rolandas Daugėla, since 2009 he became an artistic director. In 2011 Ričardas Šumila joined the choir as a choirmaster. In 2012 the choir was supplemented with boys and performed program as youth mixed choir. Choir repertoire consist of variety of period secular and sacred music.
Rolandas Daugėla since 1983 - 1990 he studied at the Lithuanian State Conservatoire (now Lihuanian Music and Theatre Academy) choral conducting class. 1988 -1992 was invited to the Lithuanian State Conservatory chamber choir (led by: A.Krogertas, T.Šumskas, Č.Radžiūnas), which has won many international awards and was the choir I st Lithuania won the Grand Prix Europeo title. 1986 - 1989 m. worked at the Lithuanian Ministry of Internal Affairs of men in the choir “Sakalas” (leader L. Abaris) choirmaster position. Since 1989. work as choral conducting teacher in Kaunas Juozas Gruodis Conservatory. In 1992 organize church chamber choir Cantate Domino ". In 1992. has started to create the international choral sacred music festival - competition "Cantate Domino“. Since 1998. he gives lectures at the Lithuanian Music and Theatre Academy, Kaunas Faculty, now he gives lectures at the Vytautas Magnus University Music Academy. In 1999. High School of Music Salzburg Mozarteum led by Professor Albert Hartinger rates - a conductor-trainee. 2000-2002 studied at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and the licensee has acquired a degree of art, and provide LMTA lecturer pedagogical level. 2003 -2004, R. Daugėla were elected and appointed LMTA Kaunas Faculty of Music and conducting didactic department head. 2003 -2004 and 2006 - 2008 was a mixed choir LMTA KF art director and conductor. Of 2002 - 2007. - Teacher Qualification Centre Kaunas mixed choir Diemedis artistic director and conductor. Since 2006 R. Daugėla gives conducting lectures at Juozas Naujalis Music Gymnasium and Aleksandras Kačanauskas Musical School. The choirs and students participated in over 50 international competitions and festivals in Lithuania and abroad. To win the highest awards and prizes. Rolandas Daugėla is a member of many creative unions. Since 1996 he is the chief conductor of Kaunas’ and since 1998 the chief conductor of World Lithuanian Song Celebrations. Since 2006. Lithuanian choral expert - advisor. Various competitions and member of jury. Since 2009. International Festival Bratislava Cantat a member of jury, the lecturer, and member of international program in Erasmus University of Applied Arts in Bratislava in Slovakia. In 2013 was a member of jury in Ohrid choir festival (Macedonia). Since 2010. Series of international festivals Kaunas Musica Religiosa, Kaunas Cantat, Šiauliai Cantat, Kaunas Advent & Christmas initiator and artistic director. In 2014 was a President of Jury in Queen of the Adriatic Sea Choral Festival and Competition, Cattolica (Italy) Awards: In 1998, the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania provided this artist with the 1st degree S. Šimkus award for his musical activity and the promotion of Lithuanian choral music. Rolandas Daugėla is the winner of 2007 culture and art scholarship. In 2008 Rolandas Daugėla was nominated for “Golden bird“ also winner of „Authentic music“ award. In 2009 prized with “Golden bird” award for nomination of “International shine star”. In 2009 of sacred music enshrine in Lithuania and abroad was given the Archdiocese of Kaunas set up thanks diploma. In 2010 the labor of love, nurturing sacred music, chamber choir “Cantate Domino” high achievement and awards and the International Sacred Music Festival and Competition "Cantate Domino" organization was awarded of Kaunas City Municipality established “Kindness crystal”. In 2010 for the highest international awards and educational activities was given Kaunas City Municipality Culture and Art Prize. In 2011 was awarded for merit the city of Kaunas burgomaster Jonas Vileišis brass medal.Back to the list of ensembles