The EAMT new Rector Ivari Ilja to be inaugurated on 12 September

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The EAMT new Rector Ivari Ilja to be inaugurated on 12 September

Today, 12 September is the important day, when the inaugural ceremony of the new Rector of the EAMT, Prof. Ivari Ilja will take place at 16.00 in the Chamber hall of the EAMT. The medal symbolizing the office of the Rector will be presented to Prof. Ilja by the President of Estonia, Kersti Kaljulaid, and the ceremony will be broadcasted live by the Estonian Public Broadcasting Culture portal.

In addition to the President, the members of the EAMT and other invited guests will be addressed by the Minister of Research and Education, Mailis Reps; Minister of Culture, Inderk saar; Representative of the Council of Rectors of Estonian Universities, Prof. Mart Kalm; Vice-Head of the EAMT Student Council, Karl Joosep Sinisalu, and many others.

Musical greetings will be presented by the Choir of the EAMT under the baton of Tõnu Kaljuste, by the internationally acclaimed pianists Mihkel Poll and Stenn Lassmann, and Estonian zither player Anna-Liisa Eller.

Prof. Ivari Ilja studied piano at Tallinn State Conservatoire under Prof. Laine Mets and at Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatoire under Professors Vera Gornostayeva and Sergey Dorensky. He has been a member of the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre faculty since 1986 and held the position of Head of the Piano Department from 2000 to 2015. He is currently Chairman of the Board of the Estonian Association of Professional Musicians and Member of the Board of the Estonian Music Council.

Contemporary Music Online database BabelScores is available at EAMT computer network now

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Contemporary Music Online database BabelScores is available at EAMT computer network now

BabelScores is an online platform offering a new model for the distribution and publishing of contemporary music written in the last decades.  You can listen to music and read full scores online.

BabelScores catalogue includes currently more than 2500 pieces by about 300 composers, incl. Ondrej Adamek, Ashley Fure, Dieter Ammann, Louis Andriessen, Paul Méfano, Bernard Cavanna, Karlheinz Essl, Gerardo Gandini, Panayiotis Kokoras, Patricia Alessandrini, Ramon Lazcano, Yan Maresz, Luis Naon, Daniel Teruggi, Hans Tutschku, Pedro García, Lucas Fagin, etc.

The trial period ends on 30 September, for additional information ask rmtk@ema.edu.ee

Scholarship audition for foreign students for the academic year 2017-2018

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Scholarship audition for foreign students for the academic year 2017-2018

SCHOLARSHIP AUDITION for FOREIGN STUDENTS for the ACADEMIC YEAR 2017-2018

16 October 2017 in the Chamber hall C-405 (the exact time tbc)

1. EAMT scholarships for non-EU students at BA and MA levels covering 50% of the tuition fee

2. DoRa Plus programme scholarships for all foreign students at MA level awarded for one academic year (350€ per month paid from September to June)

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS for the EAMT scholarships:

  • BA and MA students, who are non-EU citizens

- students who were admitted for the academic year 2017-2018: entrance examination result at least 9 at BA level or at least 4 at MA level
- students who were admitted earlier: last examination result in main study at least "very good"

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS for the DoRa Plus scholarships:

  • MA 1st year students, who:
  • are not Estonian citizens
  • who do not reside in the Republic of Estonia on the basis of long-term residence permit
  • during the last three years, have not resided in Estonia for a total period exceeding one year
  • are full-time students
  • had the entrance examination result at least 4
  • MA 2nd year students, who:
  • are not Estonian citizens
  • who do not reside in the Republic of Estonia on the basis of long-term residence permit
  • during the last three years, have not resided in Estonia for a total period exceeding one year
  • are full-time students
  • have completed the 1st year coursework in programme subjects worth at least 54 ECTS credits and with examination result in main study at least "very good" , in case of cultural management with the average grade at least 3,2

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Performers: live performance of at least 2 pieces with total duration of 15 min (the judging panel has the right to interrupt the performance at its own discretion)
  • Other majors: artistic portfolio, including list of artistic activities within last 2 years, scores, recordings etc.
  • Cultural management: written summary and development plan of the master’s thesis, max 2 pages  (font: Times New Roman 12; space: 1.5)

APPLICATION DEADLINE

Applications of performers + portfolios of the students of other majors and cultural management should be sent to the coordinator of the DoRa programme Kai Kiiv (kai@ema.edu.ee) by 6 October 2017.

Application form can be downloaded here

Orientation weeks for first year  Bachelors' and Master's degree foreign students

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Orientation weeks for first year Bachelors' and Master's degree foreign students

 

Admission 2017

Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre,

Tatari street 13

Wednesday, 23 August

10:30 – 13:00, room A – 202

Meeting with KOREAN students

Thursday, 24 August

10:30 – 13:00, room A- 202

Meeting with CHINESE students

Monday, 28 August

12:00 – 13:30 Immatriculation Ceremony for all I year students (Bachelor's and Master's),

EAMT Chamber Hall, IV floor

Tuesday, 29 August

10:45 – 12:15 room A- 202

Bachelor's degree program students

speciality: Piano, Orchestral Instruments, Voice

16:00 – 17:30 room A-202

Bachelor's degree program students

speciality: Choral Conducting, Audiovisual Composition,

Classical Composition, Jazz Studies

Wednesday, 30 August

10:45 – 12:15 room A-202

Master's degree program students

speciality: Piano, Accompaniment, Orchestral Instruments, Voice

16:00 – 17:30 room A-202

Master's degree program students

speciality: Conducting, Classical Composition, Contemporary Improvisation, Jazz Studies

Thursday, 31 August

10:45 – 12:15 room A- 402

First Lecture: “Introduction to University Studies and Professional World”

Academic instructor, Vice-Rector, prof.Margus Pärtlas

Compulsory for all admitted foreign ( I year Bachelor's and I year Master's) students

Friday, 1st September

10:45 – 12:15 room A-202

Consulting hours for degree students

Professor Ivari Ilja elected to be the next rector of the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre

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Professor Ivari Ilja elected to be the next rector of the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre

Professor Ivari Ilja elected to be the next rector of the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre

Professor Ilja received 30 votes in the 55-strong electoral council in the first round of elections for rector of the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre on Wednesday May 3rd.

Candidates for the position were professor Ivari Ilja of the Piano Department, professor Kerri Kotta of the Musicology Department, professor Marje Lohuaru of Instrumental Chamber Music Centre and professor Toomas Vavilov of the Brass and Woodwind Department.

The rector is elected for a term of five years by the electoral council, which comprises the members of the EAMT council, the Board of Governors, professors and lead research fellows whose work load is at least 0.5 and student representatives named by the the student council.

Professor Ivari Ilja has been a member of the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre faculty since 1986 and held the position of Head of the Piano Department from 2000 to 2015.

He is currently Chairman of the Board of the Estonian Association of Professional Musicians and Member of the Board of the Estonian Music Council.

Professor Ilja's term as rector will begin on 1th September 2017.

 

Ivari Ilja studied the piano at the Tallinn State Conservatoire with Professor Laine Mets and at the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatoire with Professor Vera Gornostayeva and Professor Sergey Dorensky.

Ivari Ilja is an internationally recognized pianist, accompanist and ensemble musician. His collaboration with renowned singers Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Irina Arkhipova, Maria Guleghina and Elena Zaremba has been particularly successful and acclaimed. Together they have performed many of the great concert stages of the world, including Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Avery Fisher Hall of New York, The Kennedy Center of Washington, Davies Symphony Hall San Francisco, La Scala in Milan, Queen Elizabeth Hall and Wigmore Hall in London, the Bolshoi Theatre of Moscow, the great halls of St. Peterburg Philharmonic and Moscow Conservatory, Staatsoper Hamburg, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Suntory Hall of Tokyo, Musikverein of Vienna and Mozarteum of Salzburg.

Ivari Ilja has also held solo recitals in France, United Kingdom, Germany, Estonia, Russia, Sweden, Finland and performed as a soloist with several symphony orchestras such as Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, the Moscow Symphony Orchestra, the St. Petersburg Symphony Orchestra etc.

His repertoire mostly consists of romantic music, primarily of the works by Frédéric Chopin, Johannes Brahms, Robert Schumann, but also Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Sergei Prokofiev, Benjamin Britten and others.

Since 2003, he has repeatedly toured with great Russian baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky in USA, Europe, Hong-Kong, Japan and elsewhere.

 

 

The EAMT chamber ensembles are performing at the International Student Chamber Music Festival in Tartu

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The EAMT chamber ensembles are performing at the International Student Chamber Music Festival in Tartu

From 28 to 30 April H. Eller Tartu Music College will be hosting the International Student Chamber Music Festival that features the young, talented and vibrant chamber music ensembles from  the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, J. Vītols Latvian Academy of Music, Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre, Warsaw F. Chopin Music University and N. Rimsky-Korsakov St Petersburg State Conservatory. In frames of the Festival chamber music master classes, given by the guest professors from the above mentioned universities, will also take place. Yet the most important part of the Festival are the concerts, all together three:

In the opening concert on 28 April at 7 p.m. the ensembles of the EAMT and Warsaw F. Chopin Music University will appear followed by the String Quartet of the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre on 29 April at 4 p.m. The final concert of the Festival on 30 April at 4 p.m. will include different groups from J. Vītols Latvian Academy of Music and N. Rimsky-Korsakov St Petersburg State Conservatory. All three concerts will take place in the Tubin Hall of H. Eller Tartu Music College, the entrance is free.

The International Student Chamber Music Festival looks back on a very long, solid tradition dating back to 1966 as inter-republican piano trio competition designed to take place in Estonia on the initiative of the Students' Science Association. The competition with the invited guest students from Latvian, Belorussian and Moldavian music academies took place in Tõravere Observatory, located about 21 km from Tartu. In order to avoid the performance related anxieties, the competition has since developed into the chamber music festival of Baltic Academies of Music, thanks largely to the hard work and initiative of Prof. Villem Reimann. The festival was held in Tallinn for the first time in 1975 and besides Baltic academies of music, students from the Gnessins' Moscow Musical Pedagogical Institute also participated. Over the two decades the festival took place nearly every year by turns in Tallinn, Riga or Vilnius. Soon after the political events in the early 90's the festival expanded beyond the geographical borders of the three Baltic countries and took place in some of the following years in Helsinki (1993), Berlin (1995), Stockholm (1998) and Stuttgart (2009). Starting with 1995 master classes enriched the programme. Although the number of invited guests has grown up – through the years the students and teachers from Finland, Sweden, Norway, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, Germany and Russia have participated – the students from Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian music academies have always taken part in all the festivals.