Boston Metro Opera 2013 International Composers Competition - The piece "7 Solitary Songs" received the BMO Merit Award which recognizes works that demonstrate unusual content and a unique voice. It will be performed as a part of BMO regular season.
The piece "American Hodgepodge" received 3rd Prize - Lithuanian Composers Union Awards.
Creative residency at Millay Colony For The Arts (NY)
Barlow Endowment for Music Composition granted a commission to write a piece for The Harvard Trio.
March 1st and 3rd, 2012
"The Blue Of Distance" for a cappella choir is performed in New York by C4, The Choral Composer/Conductor Collective. Thursday, March 1st at 8 PM at The Church of St Luke in the Fields, 487 Hudson Street. Saturday, March 3rd at 8 PM at Tenri Cultural Institute 43A West 13th Street (between 5th & 6th Ave.)
November 11th, 2011
Ping Pong Concerto for chamber orchestra and ping pong game was premiered in Vilnius, Lithuania.
Performers: St. Christopher Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Donatas Katkus, and ping pong players: composers Rytis Mažulis, Ričardas Kabelis, Mindaugas Urbaitis, Marius Salynas and soprano Sigutė Trimakaitė.
October 3rd, 2011
"Ab Initio" version for contrabassoon and tape was performed by Artūras Mykoliūnas at The Userdom Musik Festival, Germany
June 17th, 2011
Premiere of miniatures for piano solo "Impulses" (2007-2008) at Old First Church, San Francisco, CA performed by Lino Rivera.
June 5th, 2011
"The Blue of Distance" (2010) for choir a cappella is performed at The First International Contemporary Music Festival of Henryk Mikolaj Gorecki in Krakow, Poland. Performers: The Silesian Philharmonic Choir, conductor Jaroslaw Wolanin.
"American Hodgepodge" (2011) for flute, bass clarinet, violin, cello and tape is now available for listening at radiOM.org.
May 21th, 2011
"Driving Force" was awarded the "Look&Listen" Composers Competition Prize (NYC). It will be performed at Chelsea Art Museum, NYC.
April 29th, 2011
Premiere of a collaborative piece with composer True Rosaschi "1+1=∞" for 2 cellos, piano, live electronics, tape and audio cubes. Performed by Neringa Butkutė (piano), Duo Violoncellissimo (Olga Veselina & Vadim Larchikov, Ukraine), True Rosaschi (live electronics and Audio Cubes) and Žibuoklė Martinaitytė (live electronics) during "Jauna Muzika" festival in Vilnius, Lithuania.
Žibuoklė Martinaitytė received the Other Minds Composer Fellowship. As a part of it, she premiered the piece "American Hodgepodge" on March 2nd at Meridian Gallery performed by Jill Heinke (flute), Jeffrey Anderle (bass clarinet), Elizabeth Choi (violin) and Hannah Addario-Berry (cello).
January - February 2011
Creative residency at MacDowell Colony for Artists in New Hampshire.
The piece "A Thousand Doors To The World" received the Lithuanian Composers Union Award as Best Orchestral Performance for 2009.
June - August 2010
Žibuoklė Martinaitytė takes part in the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra's new commissioning initiative: Project 440. Find more information and read comments on the WQXR website.
July 18th, 2010
Performance of "Inhabited Silences" at the North Tahoe Music summer series (California) by the New Pacific Trio (Sonia Leong, Nina Flyer, Ann Miller)
"Driving Force" for accordion, trombone and tenor saxophone is released on a new CD "acCORPUS simulacrum" (Lithuanian new chamber music for accordion).
Watch this video of CD presentation.
June 13-20th, 2010
"Ambiguities" for solo accordion is one of the recommended pieces at the Val Tidone International Music Competition
June 11th, 2010
The USA premiere of "Completely Embraced by the Beauty of Emptiness" (2006) at the New Paths in Music festival
in New York City performed by The New Paths Chamber Ensemble, conductor David Allan Miller.
7: 30 pm on Friday, June 11 in Elebash Recital Hall, Graduate Center, City University of New York, Fifth Avenue and 34th Street, Manhattan. Preconcert talk starts at 6: 30 p.m.
March 23 – April 23, 2010
Žibuoklė Martinaitytė received an award for a creative residency at Aaron Copland house in Cortland Manor, NY. During the residency she worked on an upcoming new orchestral piece.
February 16th, 2010
Premiere of "Inhabited Silences" (2010) in Old First Church, San Francisco, CA by the New Pacific Trio (Sonia Leong, Nina Flyer, Ann Miller)
February 14th, 2010
Performance of "Continuity-Discontinuity (11:11-11:22)" (2008) in Trakai Castle, Lithuania by "Vilnius Bassoons" (Šarūnas Kačionas, Robertas Šidiškis, Arūnas Zujus, Artūras Mikoliūnas)
September 26th, 2009
Premiere of the orchestral piece "A Thousand Doors To The World" (2009) at the Lithuanian National Philharmonic by
The Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra. Conductor Juozas Domarkas.
"A Thousand Doors To The World" was broadcast by the following radio stations:
Lithuanian National Radio, Saarländischer Rundfunk (Germany), Spanish Radio RNE (Radio Clasica, Sociedad Mercantil Estatal Radio Nacional de Espana), Croatian Radio HRTR (Hrvatska Radiotelevizija – Radio) (Croatia), Bulgarian Radio BNR (Balgarsko Nationalno Radio), Danish Radio DR, Polish Radio PR (Polskie Radio), Romanian Radio ROR (Societatea Romana de Radiodifuziune), Finnish Radio YLE 1, Swedish Radio SR (Sveriges Radio), Latvian Radio LR (Latvijas Radio), Estonian Radio (Eesti Raadio, Klaasikaraadio), Holland Radio NPO (Nederlandse Publieke Omroep), German Radio Deutschlandradio Kultur APM (American Public Media, SAINT PAUL, MN), ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation, ABC Classic FM)