Vytautas Miškinis (born in 1954) is the Artistic Director of the Ąžuoliukas Boys and Male Choir, Professor of choral conducting at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and President of the Lithuanian Choral Union. He began his choral career at the age of seven as a vocalist and continued as Artistic Director from the age of twenty-five. With choirs he has won prestigious prizes at numerous national and international competitions. Currently he is Artistic Director and Chief Conductor of the All-Lithuanian Choir Festival. Vytautas Miškinis has led choral performances, lectured and held seminars on the subject of musical education and conducting, has been a member of the Jury at international choir and choral composition competitions and has led workshops in many countries all over the world. Vytautas Miškinis has composed about eight hundred pieces which are performed by choirs throughout Lithuania and worldwide. Many of his compositions have been published and recorded in France, Germany, Slovenia, Italy, Spain, Japan, Latvia, USA and elsewhere.