About me

Tadas Butkus

About me - Bio

I’m a professional French horn teacher and performer with over 23 years of experience, currently working with the Lithuanian Symphonic Wind Orchestra. As a passionate and dedicated instructor, I strive to share my knowledge and expertise with students of all levels. Whether you’re a complete beginner or an advanced player, I can help you start your journey or take your skills to the next level. My personalized lessons are tailored to your individual needs and goals, allowing you to improve your playing, fix technical issues, and enjoy the experience of playing the French horn. Let’s work together to unlock your full potential and achieve your musical aspirations.

I raised and born in Vilnius, Lithuania and here I currently living and working.

My experience in an orchestra:
–  From 2022 Lithuanian Symphonic Wind Orchestra
– 2 years Klaipeda State Music Theatre
– 3 years Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra
– 3 months in Lithuanian Nacional Opera house
– 1 year Lithuanian State wind orchestra “Trimitas”

My education:
– 2012-2014 Malmo Music Academy, Master’s degree in Symphonic Music French Horn Performance 

– 2008-2012 Lithuanian Music and Theatre Academy, Bachelor’s degree of French Horn Performance Art 

– 2008 graduated  National M.K Čiurlionis School of Arts

As an experienced French horn player and teacher, I understand the importance of having a skilled mentor to guide you on your musical journey. I’ve faced my own struggles and challenges as a musician, and through perseverance and dedication, I’ve overcome them to become the player I am today.

I have extensive experience in both playing and teaching the French horn, having participated in numerous masterclasses with esteemed professionals such as Radovan Vlatkovic, Jukka Harju, Håkan Hardenberger, and Steven Mead. I also pursued my Master’s degree in Sweden under the guidance of Henrik Halen, principal horn of the Malmo Symphony Orchestra.

My goal is to share my knowledge and experience with aspiring French horn players of all levels, and help them achieve their own musical goals. Let me guide you on your journey towards mastering the French horn.

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