Marius Deksnys was born in 1982. He studied music at the Molėtai Music School; in 1998 he entered the Vilnius Conservatoire, and in 2002, the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre where he studied clarinet with Assoc. Prof. J. Černius. Since 2006 he has been enrolled in postgraduate studies of clarinet with Prof. Algirdas Budrys. Marius became a laureate of the National J. Pakalnis Competition for Young Musicians three times (1996, 1998 and 2001). In 2007 he won Grand Prix at the International Competition of Wind Instruments for Young Musicians in Portugal.
Marius Deksnys plays in various ensembles, gives concerts together with the string quartet ‘Akademija’, student symphony orchestra of the LAMT, Vilnius City Symphony Orchestra ‘Vilnius’ and State Wind Instrument Orchestra ‘Trimitas’; he is invited for programmes at the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre and Lithuanian State Symphony Orchestra. In 2004 he performed in USA with musicians of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, participated in the international premiere of Vytautas Barkauskas’s mystery Summer in Druskininkai, 2005. He organises and participates in charity concerts of contemporary music in churches and hospitals. Deksnys has been participating in the annual Christmas charity project Clinica Musicalis held at the Santariškės Clinic and concerts of sacral music; he has participated in the project supported by the Lithuanian Musicians Support Fund, Lithuanian Stars and Starlets. Marius is an active soloist, performing in Lithuania, and a member of chamber ensembles and orchestras. He also tours abroad together with various ensembles and orchestras. He has successfully participated in festivals and competitions in Poland, Germany, Hungary, Czech Republic, Portugal, Latvia, Slovenia and Sweden.
In 2007, at the VII International Competition ‘Music without Borders’ in Druskininkai, he won the 1st Prize.
Trio No.4, in B flat major, op. 11, Gassenhauertrio
8 pieces, cl, va/vc, pf, op.83 (Berlin 1910)
Kleine kammermusik / Little Chamber Music for wind quintet, 1922, op. 24/2
Quintet for Clarinet and String Quartet in A major, KV 581
Trio Marchenerzahlungen, op. 132
Quintet for Clarinet and String Quartet in B flat major, op.34
Capriccio for unaccompanied clarinet in A
Concertino in E flat major, op. 26, 1811
Concertino in E flat major, op.74
Concerto for clarinet and strings with harp and piano
Clarinet concerto in A flat major
Clarinet concerto in E flat major, op. 36
Clarinet concerto in B flat major (Kraków, 1949)
Concertpiece No.2 in d op. 114 for 2 clarinets and orchestra
Clarinet concerto in A major, K.622
Concerto for 2 clarinets and orchestra No.4
Clarinet Concerto no.1, in F minor, op. 73, 1811
Clarinet Concerto no.2, in E flat major, op.74, 1811
Sonata in F minor, No.1, op.120
Sonata in E flat major, No. 2, op.120
Solo de concours, cl, pf (1899)
Marius Deksnys is one of the best young clarinettists; he has made his mark during concerts and competitions in Lithuania and abroad.
Perfect intonation distinguishes the young clarinettist among others.