The Vytautas Marijosius Memorial Award in Orchestral Programming honors the memory of the great Lithuanian Maestro who taught at the Hartt School of Music for more than thirty years.
The Marijosius Award recognizes and rewards the best
achievement in the unique field of orchestral programming, where the
selection of repertoire by knowledgeable, creative and courageous music
directors builds orchestras and audiences, educates young people and
adults, and enriches the community. It was first presented in 2011.
The postmark deadline for the 2012 programming competition is Monday, April 2, 2012. Complete information, including requirements and application forms, may be found on the website The American Prize.
more about the Marijosius Award (including profiles of previous
winners) and to discover the brilliance and the wit of the man for whom
the award is named, please read below.