Simonas Šipavičius

Simonas Šipavičius – saxophonist, composer, member of projects such as “Sheep Got Waxed”, “Sheep Effect”, “CinAmono”, “Lithuanian JJazz Ensemble”. Simonas started playing the saxophone at 9 years old at Kretinga school of arts. Later he studied at Klaipeda Stasys Šimkus Conservatoire and moved on to hone his skills at the Lithuanian academy of music and theatre, where he learned from Prof. Petras Vyšniauskas. There Simonas earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Music Perfomance. In Vilnius Jazz Young Power 2010 he was recognized as the best instrumentalist and in 2011 won the Grand Prix prize with “Sheep Got Waxed”. Simonas Šipavičius has performed in all the biggest Lithuanian jazz music festivals, has toured all throughout Lithuania and Europe. Some of his latest performances have taken place in South Korea, China, Taiwan. Since summer 2017 he joined CinAmono.