Date of birth: 21.02.1989
2011 - 2014 Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, Master's degree cum laude in Jazz
Studies and saxophone
2012 - 2013 Military service: The Guard Battalion of the Northern Defence Command of the Estonian Ground Forces, The Orchestra of the Estonian Defence Forces.
2008 - 2011 Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, Bachelor's degree cum laude in Jazz Studies and saxophone
2010 Hochschule fur Musik Franz Liszt Weimar, Erasmus exchange student
1996 - 2008 Narva Music School, piano and saxophone studies
1996 - 2008 Narva Estonian Gymnasium (graduated with honors)
2013 Outreach Jazzfestival & Music Academy
2011 - 2012 International workshops "Nomazz meets the Baltics"
2010 International Association of Schools of Jazz (IASJ), The Hague
2010 University of Gothenburg
2009 Socrates/Erasmus Intensive Programme (IP) "Crossing Borders"
2016 - ... Lecturer at University of Tartu Viljandi Culture Academy
2015 - ... Saxophone instructor at Saue Music School
2015 Winner of the Young Jazz Talent Prize
2012 Swingin' Groningen, Northern European Jazz Talent Contest – 1. place
2007 Nomme Jazz Young Jazz Artists Competition – 3. place
2006 International competition "Принаровье" – Grand Prix
Boriss Paršin, Manfred Brundl, Wolfgang Bleibel, Thomas Kugi, Dave Liebman, Anders Jormin,
Jari Perkiomaki, Manuel Dunkel, Marc Bernstein, Mikko Innanen, Liudas Mockunas, Raul Soot,
Jaak Sooaar, Tanel Ruben