Blog

Here from time to time I’ll be posting updates to give a little more insight on my work, random thoughts on other subjects as well as information on new projects and similar things.

Getting closer

It is time to get closer to one of my biggest dreams. Namely, for many years I dreamed to compose music for movies. After long preparations, this summer I will finally create my portfolio as a film composer. In the Autumn on my website will be available excerpts and separate scenes of different genre: Romantic, […]

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Next academic year

Another academic year is over, but already generating ideas for teaching during next year. GLOSSARY Many students start instrument playing when the school starts, age 6-7. Children’s reading skills are incomplete or completely missing. Even though actual theory learning doesn’t start at that point, it’s possible to teach to a small children musical glossary through […]

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You are not alone

Couple of years ago, after one of my concerts, that consisted entirely of my music, I went to speak with an established composer, who was in the audience. We chatted for about five minutes, during which he told me that “we, composers, are alone”. I wasn’t hundred percent sure what he meant, but here is […]

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Tallinn Guitar Festival 2018 (overview)

The festival this year was special in a few different ways. Would like to denote several of them. I presented a recording of my new piece, which was warmly received (soon available on Internet). Went to Assad Brothers concert, as well as attended their masterclasses and spent nice evening in a restaurant talking about musical […]

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Genius

Today I thought, that one of the criteria of a good music is that you don’t notice how it comes and how it goes. It comes naturally to the moment and place and then leaves in the same way. Some people call it genius.

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Learning guitar

По-русски ниже. Eesti keeles allpool. EN May – June. Examinations in progress. First year of studies is introduction to guitar: simple, characteristic pieces on one, two and more strings; melodies on treble, on bass strings; solo pieces, guitar duo with teacher. Basic skills are obtained: correct posture, sound producing; improvisation, composition (song form). Second year […]

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Cuban Salsa (continuation)

Piece is getting ready. Feet are already stomping into the rhythm of the music and melody is simple and memorable – tested on several people (no one died or got injured). It is a good sign! To make it even better and more authentic soon I am going to consult and to clarify some things […]

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