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Vita Kalnciema (1959)


Vita KALNCIEMA was born in Riga in 1959. She acquired professional education in J.Vitols Latvian Academy of Music; she has graduated piano and organ classes (1983; 1985). She continued her studies with G.Bovet, L.Rogg, L.Lohmann, E.Koimann, L.Kremer, I.Ella, P.Kogen, H.Vogel, B.Bartelinck, H.U.Ericsson, H.Fagius.

She has taken prizes in many international competitions in Ukraine (1989), Poland (1989), Swiss (1994), C.Franck competition in Haarlem (Netherlands, 1994). She has has played recitals in Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Denmark, Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Swiss, Hungaria, has made some LP's in the series Latvian Historical Organs, also has made the records for Radio and TV.

Now she is working in Latvian Academy of Music, Riga Dom choir school, E.Darzins Music school; she is also organist at Jesus Lutheran Church in Riga.

Vita Kalnciema at the console of organ of Jesus church
Vita Kalnciema at the console of organ of Jesus church