Members





Kristi Mühling, kannel

Kristi Mühling is the leading professional kannel-player in Estonia. She has graduated from Sibelius Academy under the guidance of Ritva Koistinen and now teaches kannel at Georg Otsa Music School of Tallinn and Estonian Academy of Music. She has been commissioner and
first performer of numerous compositions for Estonian kannel as a soloist and chamber musician. She has performed in Estonia, Finland, Denmark, Germany and U.S.A.






Iris Oja, voice


Iris Oja works as the leading alto in the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir. She has been performing often as a soloist in various oratorios and other large scale works with outstanding conductors and orchestras. She is also a distinguished singer of chamber music, notably in late romantic and contemporary repertoire. Many new works by Estonian composers have been dedicated to her.








Tarmo Johannes, flute

Tarmo Johannes has studied at the Estonian and
Latvian Academy of Music, completed his post-graduate programme at the Conservatory of Amsterdam with Harrie Starreveld and is doing now his doctorate at the Estonian Academy of Music on Italian contemporary flute
music.
His performances in the competition Con Brio 2000, festival Flutish Kingdom 2001 and Days of Estonian Music 2002 have made him a recognised performer of contemporary music. Since 2002 he has been playing in almost every festival of modern music in Estonia.





Aare Tammesalu, violoncello

Aare Tammesalu studied cello at Tallinn Music High School with Laine Leichter, in Tallinn Conservatoire with Ivo Juul and Toomas Velmet and at the Estonian Academy of Music with prof. Peeter Paemurru. In 1987 Aare Tammesalu was awarded the 2nd Prize at the National String competition. He has performed as a soloist with Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra of the Estonian National Opera, Estonian Male Choir, Pärnu City Orchestra and Kotka City Orchestra (Finland).