Saulius Auglys (marimba)

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Saulius Auglys was born in Ukmergė. He started learning music in Ukmerge Music School. Later he graduated from Vilnius Conservatory, and the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre, where he currently teaches percussion.

In order to make percussion instruments popular S. Auglys performs in many concerts, arranges pieces for percussion and creates himself. In 1988 he started his work at the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre and since 1993 he is the head of the percussion section of the symphony orchestra of the theatre. S. Auglys is the organizer as well as the participant of international percussion festivals in Lithuania.

Quite a few pieces performed by Saulius are recorded at the Lithuanian Radio. S. Auglys’s repertoire includes works by many different composers of various styles and genres. He pays particular attention to modern music.

Lithuanian Composers

Saulius Auglys

Concert overture for marimba and chamber orchestra “IMP”

Concerto for marimba and symphony orchestra

“Song for marimba”


Osvaldas Balakauskas

Concerto Variable for flute, marimba and stings orchestra

L. Stančikas

Concerto for marimba and strings orchestra

Chamber Works

Keiko Abe

Concertino for percussion ensemble “The wave”

Nebojsa Jovan Zivkovic

“Uneven Souls”

Solo Works

Keiko Abe

“Wind in the Bamboo Grove”

„Tambourin paraphrase”

“Japanese Children's Songs”

“Wind Sketch”

“Dream of the cherry blossoms”



Isaac Albeniz


Kevin Bobo

“The Marriage of the Lamb”

Claude Debussy

“Kiss of little Negro”

“Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum”

François Glorieux

“Oriental dance and toccata”

Lorraine Goodrich Irvin

Etude in Thirds

Steven MacKey

“See ya Thursday”

Minoru Miki

“Marimba Spiritual”

Clair Omar Musser

Etude no. 4 opuses 11

Etudes 9, 10, opus 6

Niccolò  Paganini

Capriccio No. 17

Ney Rosauro

“Choro bachiano”

Prelude no.3

Paul Smadbeck

“Rhythm song”

Gordon Stout

“Two Mexican dances”

Toshimitsu Tanaka

“Two movements for marimba”

Francisco Tarega


Nebojsa Jovan Zivkovic

“Tropical feel”

“Sognio Di Paciochino”

“Bulgarian Etude”

“Srpska igra”

“Les violins morts”

“Prokleti Koreni”



Stage Works

Nebojsa Jovan Zivkovic

“Johnny’s shuffle”


Paul Creston

Concertino for marimba and orchestra

Ney Rosauro

Concerto for marimba I

Concerto for marimba #2

Concerto for vibraphone and symphony orchestra

Hasan Rzayev


Antonio Vivaldi

Concert for flute in D Major

Nebojsa Jovan Zivkovic

Concerto for marimba Nr. 1

With Organ

Paul Creston


Other Works

Leroy Anderson


James Barnes

“Yorkshire ballad”

Harry Breuer

“For stick Joe”

“Minor moment”

Zez Confrey

“Dizzy fingers”

Manuel de Falla

“Ritual fire dance”

Joe Green


Scott Joplin

“Maple leaf reag”

“The  Entertainer”

Vittorio Monti


Pablo de Sarasate


“Gipsy melodies”

Seguidilla and “Gipsy song”

“Carmen fantasy” or. L.Maxey

Walter Somerfeld


Concerto for marimba and symphony orchestra Nr.2by Saulius Auglys-Stanevičius

Improvisation for trash boxes