Date of birth: 13 June 1981
2009-present Kehtna School of Economics and Technology, Software and Database Management, vocational training
2008-present Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, Music Studies, doctoral studies
2001-2005 Estonian Academy of Music, Music Studies Bachelor of Arts in Music Studies (equivalent to a master's qualification)
1999-2001 University of Tartu, Semiotics and Culture Studies
1996-1999 Hugo Treffner Gymnasium
Sept 2014-present University of Tartu Viljandi Culture Academy, lecturer of the History of Music, programme director
Teaching courses on the history of music and research methodology, supervising student theses, content-related and administrative management of study programmes
Sept 2013-Sept 2014 University of Tartu Viljandi Culture Academy, coordinator of the Centre for Music Didactics, project manager
Project preparation and management for the Department of Music and work coordination at the Centre for Music Didactics
Oct 2010-Sept2011 TEA publishing house
Music editor for the TEA encyclopaedia. Editing of music articles for the TEA encyclopaedia Ordering articles, content editing, communicating with authors and other editors
Aug 2002-May 2014 Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre Library specialist-database manager
Collection development and purchases Communicating with readers and filling their requests In-house management of the library's information system and database management
2005-2009 Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre extraordinary research fellow
Management of the project Eesti helisalvestised 1939 (Estonian Sound Recordings 1939) The work was both content-related (archival work, preparing indexes for publication, book editing, content-related record editing) and managerial (funding requests, organisation of foreign visits, organisation of project presentations, communicating with state institutions, editors and other authors)
2007-2009 Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre Lecturer
Teaching music history to foreign students (Early Music History, 19th Century Music and Research Methodology for Writing).
I have translated films for PÖFF (2012), edited the programme for Haapsalu Old Music Festival (2005, 2006), worked as the spokesperson for Kuressaare Chamber Music Festival (2006) and prepared programmes for Tallinn Philharmonic Society and Estonian National Symphony Orchestra. I have also edited the Estonian National Symphony radio programme in Klassikaraadio (2005).
Teaching and supervising:
2016. Erko Niit (master's thesis). Muusikaajaloo õpetajate arvamused muusikaajaloo õpetamisest huvihariduskoolides (Opinions of Music History Teachers on Teaching Music History in Music Schools).
2016. Elise Võsu (master's thesis). Relatiivse solmisatsiooni rakendamine lauluõpetamismeetodina töös laste- ja poistekooridega (The Use of Relative Solmization as a Method for Teaching Songs to Children's and Boys' Choirs).
2016. Mari Soone (bachelor's thesis). Rahvuslik identiteet ning selle säilitamine muusika kaudu teises kultuurikeskkonnas Iirimaa Eesti kogukonna näitel (National Identity and Its Preservation Through Music in Another Cultural Environment on the Example of Estonian Community in Ireland).
2016. Margit Nagel (bachelor's thesis). Muusikalise folkloori kasutamine I kooliastmes Viljandimaa koolide näitel (The Use of Musical Folklore in Viljandimaa Schools During the First Stage of Study)
History of Music I
History of Music II
Practical Course in Research Methodology
Seminar Paper Seminar
Main Instrument (piano)
Member of the Council of the UT VCA, Member of the Council of the Department of Music
Honours and awards:
2008 Estonian Cultural Endowment Annual Award for Sound (for the project Eesti helisalvestised 1939 (Estonian Sound Recordings 1939)
Estonian Musicological Society and Estonian Quiz Association