Victorija Pilatovič

Lithuanian composer and jazz singer. Inner Circle Music recording artist with two albums, “Stories”, 2017 and “Nica’s Blues,” 2013, featuring original music. Recipient of the Full Scholarship for Masters at Berklee College of Music. He is currently part of the Voice Faculty at Berklee Valencia and Sedajazz Colectivo de Musicos, as well as various International Jazz seminars, including Global Music Foundation in London, UK. Acting performer. He has performed on stage with Victor Wooten and Abraham Laboriel, Victor Mendoza and John Clayton. Walter, Perico Sambeat, Ralph Peterson, Alex Sipiagin, David Berkman, Don Braden, Jeff Cascaro, Joris Teepe, Freddie Bryant, Gene Jackson, Robin Eubanks, Polo Orti. Her quintet performed for Chris Dave and Drumheadz at Vilnius Mama Jazz Festival, featuring artists like Wallace Roney or Ravi Coltrane. Viktorija was conceived in Klaipeda (Lituania) on the 12th March 1989. She began playing the piano at age 6 and won many Carl Czerny Piano Competitions. She began her Bachelor of Music and Theatre studies in Jazz Vocal at The Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre in 2007. Viktorija moved to The Netherlands in 2010 to continue her studies at Prins Claus Conservatorium. Her style evolved from contemporary to traditional jazz and incorporated a variety of styles and colors. Viktorija was awarded 3rd place at The Nederland Jazz Vocalisten Concours in 2011 for her original arrangement of “My Favorite Things”, which featured a strong bass line, modal harmony and unusual time signatures. The radio broadcast of the show was carried by Radio 6 The Netherlands. She performed as a solo artist in March 2012 with the PCC Sympho Jazz Orchestra conducted by John Clayton. She performed in July at Montreux Jazz Festival, Montreux, Switzerland. Viktorija Pilatovic Quartet was the opening act for Chris Dave, Drumheadz and Ravi Coltrane at Vilnius Mama Jazz Festival. With Victor Wooten, an internationally-respected bassist, she performed her original composition “We Could Solve That” in Valencia at the Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia performing art complex. Viktorija performed alongside the Berklee Yamaha All-Stars Concert’s music legends Abraham Laboriel and Perico Sambeat, as well as vibraphonist Victor Mendoza at Berklee Valencia’s Welcome Lecture for Berklee College of Music President Roger Brown. She moved to Quito, Ecuador in 2013 to teach Jazz Vocal Performance private classes at USFQ College of Music. She returned to Europe in 2016. Viktorija recorded with Perico Samuelbeat’s Big Band “Voces”. Xavier Monge’s Poemes Dispars. She is currently performing with various projects, and her quartet, based in Spain. from

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