Eglė Staškute | © Elsa Okazaki
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Eglė Staškutė


Senior Lecturer Correpetiteur & Lecturer for compulsory subject pianoDepartment String Studies
Lithuanian pianist Eglė Staškute serves as a répétiteur at various master classes: International Summer Academy of the Mozarteum University, IMS Prussia Cove, International Music Academy in Liechtenstein, International Summer Academy in Cervo and Hindemith Foundation in Blonay. She has been teaching at the Mozarteum University since 2016, teaching compulsory piano since 2018 and Senior Lecture at the Department of Plucked and Stringed Instruments since 2021. 
Eglė Staškute gives concerts on many important international music venues, including the Great Hall of the Salzburg Mozarteum Foundation, the Alte Oper Frankfurt, the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, the Festival Musica Mundi/Belgium, the Iş Sanat Concert Hall in Istanbul, the Lancut Music Festival, and the Philharmonic from Vilnius and the Beethoven Festival Bonn.
As a concert soloist, she has played with the Vogtland Philharmonic, the Salzburg Mozarteum University Symphony Orchestra, the Salzburg Philharmonic and the National Symphonic Orchestra of Lithuania.
Eglė Staškute has won several prizes at international piano competitions, including Villa de Capdebara in Spain, Rosario Marciano in Vienna and the Mozart Prize in Salzburg.
In many countries, including Lithuania, Poland, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Liechtenstein, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey and others, Eglė Staškute plays concerts as an enthusiastic chamber musician together with musical partners such as cellist Gustav Rivinius, violinist Liv Migdal , or the violist Thomas Riebl. Born in Vilnius/Lithuania, Eglė Staškute attended the National Ciurlionis Art School when he was young and already won prizes at the Balys Dvarionas International Piano Competition, the Vytautas Landsbergis Competition and the JS Bach Piano Competition.
At the Mozarteum University in Salzburg, she did her bachelor's degree with Prof. Rolf Plagge and her concert studies with Prof. Jacques Rouvier, both graduating with distinction. During her studies she received the Hildegard Maschmann scholarship in Vienna in 2011, which she received as the best piano student in Austria.
Eglė Staškute attended master classes with Pavel Gililov, Itamar Golan, Ivry Gitlis and Paul Badura-Skoda, among others.