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 works as the leading alto in the
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
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
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.
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