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.

Dance music

Yesterday started working on a new Kizomba song. Main theme is ready. Unlike “Above the Stars”, it will be more acoustic and I invited a female singer, who also will write lyrics.

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New recording is out!

“Promise” is a guitar duo piece, that I wrote for our guitar duo – The Jack Duo (Vahur Kubja & Dmitri Timoshenko). Inspired by the beauty of the instrument, the piece is speaking about promise, dedication and responsibility taken after you make a promise. It was composed within couple of weeks in June 2018 and […]

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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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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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