Lina Juknevičiūte


Grand Prix and Special iPalpiti prize-winner at the XI International Bialis Dvarionas Violin Competition in Vilnius, Lithuania (2021), Lina’s solo debut took place in Lithuanian National Philharmonic Hall when she was ten years old. Lina studied in Vilnius with Inga Gylytė and professor Jurgis Dvarionas and continued her studies at the Purcell School for young musicians in London with Aistė Dvarioanitė-Beržanskienė. Currently, Lina is furthering her musical education at the University of Music Franc Liszt Weimar with Prof. Friedemann Eichhorn and Sönke Reger. Lina is a prizewinner in numerous competitions including “Concours International de Alexandre Glazunov” in Paris, International Georg Philipp Telemann Violin Competition in Poland, ”Marine Iashvili International Competition for string instruments” in Georgia.
In 2021 Lina received the Grand Prix in “XI International Balys Dvarionas” Competition after performing with the Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra. In 2018, she won EMCY (European Union of Music Competitions for Youth) prize, followed by performances throughout Europe. In 2019, she performed in Wigmore Hall and the Purcell Room (Southbank Centre).  Lina continuously performs in Lithuania and other European countries. As an acknowledgement of her achievements, Lina received official presidential recognition from Her Excellency Dalia Grybauskaitė, the President of the Republic of Lithuania. 

Lina has participated in masterclasses, chamber music, and orchestra projects such as Hope Academy, Meisterschüler Meister, Moritzburg Academy, Ticino Musica, and, is a scholarship recipient of the International Academy of Music in Liechtenstein and “YEHUDI MENUHIN Live Music Now.”