Juozas Rimas graduated from the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre in 1965, and completed his post-graduate studies at the Saint Petersburg Conservatory in 1969. He began performing as a soloist in 1961, and has been one of the most active Lithuanian soloists since then. Rimas' performances have frequently been featured on Lithuanian National Radio. He has participated in a number of international festivals, performing in the genres of classical music, jazz, and Lithuanian folk music, as well as premiering about 50 pieces written for the oboe by Georgian, Uzbek, and Russian composers.
- CV of honorable tutors. Retrieved September 7, 2007.
- About Juozas Rimas. Retrieved September 7, 2007.
- Biography. Retrieved September 7, 2007.
- Juozas Rimas: Lietuviška auletika. Bernardinai.lt, 2005-07-07. Accessed 2011-01-27. (in Lithuanian)
- Downloadable MP3s of Juozas Rimas' performances. Retrieved September 7, 2007.