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Tallinn Town Hall
18th of February at 6 p.m.

Clarinet quartett
Marten Altrov, Martin Kuusk, Kerit Ilves and Margus Parind
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MARTEN ALTROV started clarinet studies at Nõmme Music School (Villu Musting, Madis Kari, Meelis Vind). In 2011 he graduated from the Georg Otsa Music School. He graduated from the Georg Ots School of Music (Vello Sakkos, Vahur Vurm) and the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre (2016) in Hannes Altrov’s clarinet class. He has furthered his studies at the Sibelius Academy (Prof. Harri Mäki). M. Altrov has won 1st prize at the international competition for clarinet players “Young Clarinetists” in Latvia (Ruijena 2005, 2007), 1st prize at the international competition-festival “Renaissance” in Armenia (2013) and was a finalist of the Estonian National Radio competition “Klassikatähed 2013”. M. Altrov has given numerous concerts both as soloist and orchestrator with the Nõmme Music School Chamber Orchestra, the Estonian Youth Symphony Orchestra, the European Youth Wind Orchestra and the orchestra “Norden”, as well as with the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, the Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, the Pärnu and Narva City Orchestras (conductors J. Alperten, R. Joost, J. R. Kangur) and in the orchestra accompanying the Manhattan Transfer (2007 Tallinn and Helsinki). Concert tours have taken place in Latvia, Russia, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Germany, Hungary, Austria, the Czech Republic, Luxembourg, Belgium, France, the Netherlands, Italy, Cyprus and South Africa. M. Altrov has furthered his studies in the master classes of Fabio di Casola, Matthew Hunt, Claudio Conti, Juan Esteban Romero, Carina Washington and Selvadore Rähn, and has performed as soloist with the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Pärnu City Orchestra and Narva City Orchestra. In addition to classical clarinet playing, Marten is interested in jazz music and is a member of the band “Abraham’s Cafe”. M. Altrov is a recipient of a PLMF scholarship.

MARTIN KUUSK studies jazz saxophone at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre. He graduated from the Nõmme Music School in classical clarinet and the Georg Otsa Tallinn Music School in rhythm clarinet. As a musician he has had the opportunity to play in almost all styles with many renowned Estonian musicians. In addition to playing the instrument, M. Kuusk is also taking his first steps as a teacher. He has won prizes at several competitions, including the Viljandi Music Triad, Grand Prix (solo song, 1st place, folk music song, 3rd place, original song, 2nd place, 2011), Uno Naissoo creation competition, best instrumentalist (2011), Three Schools Wind and Percussion Competition, 3rd place (2011), Round Table Competition Winner and Audience Award (2010), Estonian Music Schools Association Competition, 1st place (2007), Estonian Music Schools Association Competition, 3rd place (2005).

KERIT ILVES began her clarinet studies at Tallinn University in Hendrik Nagla’s clarinet class. After receiving her bachelor’s degree, she furthered her skills at the Georg Ots Tallinn Music School (taught by Vello Sakkos and Meelis Vind). In 2019, he obtained a Master’s degree at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre (Prof. Toomas Vavilov). In 2018, he studied at the Rimsky-Korsakov State Conservatory in St. Petersburg (professors Andrei Kazakov and Alexander Vasilyev). K. Ilves has been awarded 1st prize at the Round Table 5 Tallinn NORD scholarship competition (2016). He has performed as soloist with the Tallinn University Symphony Orchestra, the Pan-Estonian Youth Symphony Orchestra and the Tallinn Chamber Orchestra (conductors M. Sildos, J-R. Kangur, K. Mänd). He is currently playing with the Estonian Military Orchestra.

MARGUS PARIND started his musical career at the Võru Music School, where he began his clarinet studies with Hendrik Juurikas and Vilja Jõe. His studies continued in Tallinn Music High School (teacher: Vahur Vurm). M. Parind obtained his Bachelor’s degree at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre (Prof. Hannes Altrov, 2015 Master’s degree Prof. Toomas Vavilov). In addition, he has attended master classes by Salvadore Rähni and Claudio Conti. During his education, M. Parindi has participated in several solo and chamber ensemble competitions, winning first, second and third prizes. He works as a clarinet teacher at the Lasnamäe Music School and plays with the Military Orchestra.


February 18, 2022
18:00 - 19:00
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Music Trust PLMF
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