Adomas Kontautas (born 1954) – trumpet studies in Lithuanian National Conservatoire 1974–1979 – St. Petersburg (Leningrad) N. Rimski-Korsakov Conservatoire (junior assistant – internship) 1979–1984 – soloist of National Symphony Orchestra 1975–1999 – soloist of National Chamber Orchestra 1984–2005 – Lithuania’s Music and Theatre Academy Trumpet’s Class Professor 1989 until present – has given masterclasses in many of Lithuania’s cities, Latvia, Sweden, Denmark, France, Italy and Estonia.