Vocal Group “KIVI”
Vocal Group “KIVI” is made up of young members aged between 14-18 years old.
“KIVI” has a repertoire that is made up of a mix of Lithuanian folk songs, sacred music, contemporary music as well as popular tunes and jazz compositions.
Lithuanian Youth Centre of Vilnius, this is a place where young people gather to spend time together and to take vocal lessons.
The children and youth are taught to improvise their vocal and choreography techniques in singing.
When participating in choral festivals and competitions‚ “KIVI“ always ensures to include in their programme the sutartinė, as this is a typical traditional Lithuanian tune.
This kind of music always goes down well with both Lithuanian as well as foreign audiences.
When choosing musical pieces for its performances the choir pays special attention to the poetic and musical harmony as well as to the flexibility of melody linked to improvisation and playfulness.
Vocal Ensemle „KIVI“ and conductor Danguolė Aukselienė were awarded winner prizes in Lithuania, Latvia, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Italy, Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, China, Macedonia, Great Britain, Austria, Japan, United States, Spain, Belgium.
“KIVI” staged concerts more than once to gests of the Office of the President of the Republic of Lithuania, and at the Government Palace.
Conductor Danguole Aukseliene