Nijolė Dorotėja Beniušytė,
Nijolė Dorotėja Beniušytė after graduating from the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre in 2009, where she finished her Master Programme in Harpsichord and Music Pedagogy, the class of Professor Gediminas Kviklys, she continues to pursue her further creative path in Italy. She has studied at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague, class of harpsichord of Professor Giedre Luksaite-Mrazkova and has been twice awarded a scholarship by the Italian Government for studies at Santa Cecilia Conservatory in Rome and Alfredo Casella Conservatory in L’Aquila. In 2017, she graduated from a Master Programme in Harpsichord and Historical Keyboard Instruments at Alfredo Casella Conservatory of L’Aquila, a class of Professor Andrea Coen. She further worked with Salvatore Carchiolo, Edoardo Maria Belotti, Fiorella Brancacci, Jaques Ogg, Francis Lengelle to improve her Harpsichord and Historical Keyboard Instruments art skills.
Nijolė Dorotėja actively performs at various international events, music festivals and she is often invited as a jury member in international music competitions. She took part in the 15th International Music Festival Sugrįžimai and twice in the Nordic Lithuanian Music Festival Birzai. She performed at the Early Music Festival Il Rinascimento suona giovane in the Tivoli Villa d’Este Palace and together with ensemble Réunion de Musiciens, she has performed at the Voxonus Festival, International Marco Scacchi Early Music Festivals in Italy and Lithuania. On the occasion of the Lithuanian EU Presidency, she performed in a concert organized by the Lithuanian Embassy under the Order of the Holy See and Malta, at the Portuguese Embassy to the Holy See and in the La Sala dell’Immacolata Concert Hall in Rome. She has also performed at the Museum of the Venice Palace in Rome, Palace of the Grand Dukes in Vilnius, in the concert season of the “I Solisti Aquilani“ at the Auditorium Parco del Castello in L’Aquila, the University of Turin, Asamblea Regionale Siciliana - Palazzo dei Normanni in Palermo, Castle of Trakai (Lithuania), Klaipėda City Concert Hall (Lithuania), Oginskis Noble Palace in Plungė (Lithuania), Castle of Biržai (Lithuania), the Baroque Music Festival Alessandro Stradella of Viterbo and Nepi in Caprarola, Grandezze & Meraviglie Festival in Modena and the Oratorio del Gonfalone in Rome and many others.
She made her solo debut with the Lithuanian National Philharmonic Chamber Ensemble Musica Humana and Čiurlionis String Quartet, the Vilnius Amateur Musicians Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestra of Rome Santa Cecilia and, the Baroque Music Orchestra of L’Aquila Alfredo Casella Conservatories. She has recorded for the Lithuanian National Radio and Television LRT.
She is a founder and Artistic Director of Lithuanian Cultural association Musica Vitale, a member of ECMTA. Since 2011 she is an initiator and organizer of the International Youth Music Competition With music through Europe and International Music Festival Le strade d’Europa. Lithuania-Italy.