Rūta Balčiūtė studied piano and cello at the Alytus Music School, Lithuania (2000-2007), then she continued to study cello with Valentinas Kaplūnas at the Juozas – Tallat Kelpša Conservatory in Vilnius (2007- 2011). She graduated with a Master’s degree from the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre where she was studying with prof. Rimantas Armonas (2011-2017).
Rūta Balčiūtė is a laureate of several competitions in Lithuania. She participated a lot in orchestra projects: Norden Orchestra, Animato Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra, Baltic Sea Philharmonic Orchestra. She has working experience in National Lithuanian Philharmonic symphony orchestra. Also R. Balčiūtė participated in Masterclasses by professors: Oystein Birkeland (Norway), Mindaugas Bačkus (Lithuania), Niels Ullner (Denmark), Nicholas Jones (UK), Denis Severin (Switzerland), Urzul Marciniec- Mazur (Poland), Mats Lidström (UK).
Rūta Balčiūtė is a member of Kremerata Baltica since 2019.