What is Latvian Music Information Centre?
LMIC is a non-governmental organisation founded in July 2002 by
Latvian Composers’ Union,
Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music,
National Library of Latvia,
Latvian Concert Agency "Latvijas Koncerti"
Latvian Association of New Music.
In 2003, music publisher Musica Baltica became a member of the Centre.
The LMIC's focus of activity is Latvian contemporary and classical music, composers, performers, concert organisers and devotees.
The Centre's goals are:
to popularise and promote Latvian music,
to collate and disseminate information about it, within and outside Latvia,
to coordinate Latvian music activities with all the organisations involved,
to facilitate Latvia's involvement in the international music scene,
to promote the performance and publishing of Latvian music.
The Ministry of Culture has delegated its statutory function in music information to the Centre, and finances the Centre's activities.
What are the Centre's activities?
The LMIC provides information not only on Latvian composers and their works, but also on the Latvian music scene. The Centre facilitates contacts between foreign and Latvian music institutions, composers, performing artists, music publishers and the media. The LMIC takes care of Latvia’s representation at international music exhibitions and fairs and publishes informative materials. Since 2014 LMIC operates it's own classical music label SKANI
The LMIC staff and address:
Egīls Šēfers, director
Kristiāna Vaickovska, expert, office manager
Aleksandra Line, expert, project manager
Vineta Romāne, project manager
Līga Ancena, accountant
Tel. +371 67 226797
Address: Meistaru 10, Rīga, LV 1050