Zita Bružaitė

Zita Bružaitė

Vice-Minister

Activity areas of the Vice-Minister of Culture include ethnic culture and intangible cultural heritage, cooperation with municipalities in the development of cultural policy, strengthening and efficiency of cultural centres, amateur artistic activities. In addition, the Vice-Minister coordinates the development and implementation of a basic package of cultural services, as well as legal regulation related to the commemoration of historical memory, and the policy of national minorities.

 

Curriculum vitae

 

 

Date and place of birth

 

1966, Kaunas, Lithuania

 

 

Education

 

1989–1994 Lithuanian Music Academy (now – the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre)

 

1980–1985 Juozas Grušas music school in Kaunas (speciality: Theory and Composition)

 

 

Work experience

 

2017–2020 Art and cultural project manager at Concert Institution “Kauno santaka”

 

2012–2019 Docent of the Faculty at VMU Music Academy

 

2009–2019 Director of Public Institution “Iš arti”

 

2018–2019, 2003–2005 Lecturer of the Faculty of Humanities at Kaunas University of Technology

 

2009–2017 Chairperson of the Lithuanian Composers’ Union

 

2000–2005 Deputy Director at Juozas Naujalis Music Gymnasium in Kaunas

 

1991–2011 Teacher of Music History and Theory subjects at Juozas Naujalis Music Gymnasium in Kaunas

 

1985–1989 Music teacher at Kaunas 17th Secondary School

 

 

Public activities

2008–2012 Head of the Lithuanian Composers’ Union, Kaunas branch (voluntary work)

 

 

Awards

Winner of the Lithuanian National Culture and Art Award (2019)

 

Foreign languages

English, Russian

Last updated: 17-03-2020