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More Lithuanian musical success…………Giedre Slekyte (in the Malko conducting competition)

After two days during which twenty-four young conductors were put through their paces at the helm of the DNSO, the jury in the Malko competition has just announced the dozen who have made it into the second round. The field … Continue reading

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More Lithuanian music success…………………..

        The finalists, chosen by Dennis Russell Davies and Plácido Domingo for the Nestle-Salzburg Conductors award are: Jiri Rozen (23), Czech Republic Giedrė Šlekytė (25), Lithuania ( Pictured) Lorenzo Viotti (25), Switzerland Lithuania seems to be producing … Continue reading

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Vilnius University………Test Flights on International Women’s Day

A little while ago I was asked to run a workshop on “Team Development” for some students at Vilnius University so I recently flew out there and ran the said workshop on Saturday 8 March 2014 (my business colleague should … Continue reading

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Only in England could this happen……………………

Cambridgeshire World Peashooting Championships held   Peashooters from across the globe will be holding their collective breaths as they bid for world domination in Cambridgeshire later. The annual World Peashooting Championships have been taking place in Witcham, near Ely, since … Continue reading

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Fall in graduate vacancies sees 85 apply for each job

University leavers face an uncertain jobs market This summer’s university leavers face a tougher jobs market, with a forecast of a 4% fall in graduate vacancies. The Association of Graduate Recruiter (AGR) annual summer survey shows that leading UK employers … Continue reading

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BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Competition 2013

Just switched on to watch this programme to find that Lithuania is represented by Eglė Šidlauskaitė. She was born in Kaunas and studied at the Lithuanian Academy of Theatre and Music in her home town and the Conservatorio di Musica Giuseppe … Continue reading

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Graduate jobs market is ‘tough competition’

University leavers are making many more job applications than last year Students leaving university this year are going to face intense competition for jobs – with a survey indicating a 33% increase in applications. The High Fliers recruitment survey suggests … Continue reading

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“Well done, Carruthers. First at Oxford, eh? Just the ticket! When can you start?” This pastiche of recruitment practices in the 1950s and 1960s is only partly apocryphal. (There weren’t too many people called Carruthers even then in the higher … Continue reading

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