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On August 16, JVLMA 100th anniversary season's opening concert "CROSSING TIME" will take place in the central Dome Square.

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Jāzeps Vītols 6th International Choral Conductors Competition has received applications from 22 countries

In the autumn of this year, the Department of Choir Conducting, Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music (JVLMA) organizes Jāzeps Vītols 6th International Choral Conductors Competition, which will take place in Riga from 22 to 26 of October.

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JVLMA is a dynamic and highly innovative environment, where creative energy and the spirit of experiment abound. Each second signals a targeted performance by young music professionals focused on achieving an increasingly high-quality result.



At JVLMA, the various forms of teaching merge together on a daily basis: individual lessons, lectures, playing music in the academy's groups and chamber ensembles, as well as participation in master classes, competitions and concerts.

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