The “Giunter Percussion” ensemble („Vilniaus mušamieji“ previously) was founded by Pavel Giunter in 1995. In Lithuania it is the first percussion ensemble of its kind. During 18 years of its activity the musicians have gained public acknowledgement and have become popular in Lithuania and abroad. The ensemble often took part in festivals in Poland, Latvia, Belarus, Russia, Denmark. Famous modern Lithuanian composers dedicate their works to the group. The ensemble has performed together with Petras Vyšniauskas, Leonidas Šinkarenko and „Jazz 4“, Frederic Macarez (France), Linda Maxey (USA), Michael Udow (USA), Nebojsa Zivkovic (Germany). All members of the group are high-level professionals. The ensemble performs classical, modern, folk, popular and jazz music. The founder and the leader of “Giunter Percussion” is Pavel Giunter. Currently playing ensemle: Sigitas Gailius, Tomas Kulikauskas, Viktoras Mogilo-Žano ir Pavel Giunter.
The “Giunter Percussion” ensemble was founded by Pavel Giunter. He is one of the most famous percussionist in Lithuania. He is also a prominent soloist, performing classical, modern, world and jazz music. Many authors have dedicated their oeuvres to him. The performer has been constantly taking part in classical and modern music projects together with St. Cristopher Chamber Orchestra, Lithuanian State Orchestra, Lithuanian National Orchestra, also with Chamber Ensembles and solists.
Artist’s website www.giunterpercussion.com/lt/PavelGiunter