Matas Bagdonavicius

RPS Instrument Purchase Grant 2021 | £1000 towards a flute

Flutist Matas Bagdonavicius is a second-year student at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, where he studies flute under Anna Pope, Siobhan Grealy, and Rachel Brown on baroque flute.

Matas grew up in a small town in Lithuania where he went to Janina Misciukaite's school of art for ten years where he learned how to play the flute, classical guitar, and piano. During this time Matas won a number of competitions including the Grand Prix at III international Soloists competition ‘Ventus Musicale’ in Lithuania. Before coming to Trinity Laban to study flute he enrolled in a one-year program to study church music and organ at Saint Gregory Catholic Church Music Studies in Vilnius, Lithuania.