Kirsi Tilk

b.19.11.1990

Started at Loksa Music School at the age of 9 winning several regional and national guitar competitions during her education there. In 2007 entered Tiit Peterson guitar class at Tallinn Georg Otsa Music School. Achieved V place in the Baltic Youth Guitar competition in 2008 (Riga). 2011 won the II prize and a special prize for the compulsory piece at an International Guitar competition “Tallinn 2011”. In 2011 performed as a soloist with Narva Chamber Orchestra.

In the same year (2011) continued her studies at The Royal Music Academy of Aarhus/Aalborg under the tutelage of Frederik Munk Larsen. At RAMA festival in april 2014 premiered a piece by Dominik Dieterle dedicated to her. Later in november premiered and recorded a guitar duo with Mikkel Schou dedicated to them by the same composer. In 2014 finished her Bachelor studies.

In 2015 joined Alex Garrobé guitar class in Barcelona (ESMUC) for one academic year.

In October 2015 performed a solo concert at a prestigious Viljandi Guitar festival in Estonia and in December the same year played as a soloist in the national television with Tallinn Chamber Orchestra.

Masterclasses : David Russell, Pavel Steidl, Gaëlle Solal, Marco Socias, Alex Garrobé, Petri Kumela, Antonio Duro, José Antonio Escobar, Sven Lundestad, Jürgen Ruck and more.

Current groups: Trio with Heigo Rosin (percussion), Søren Holm Bidstrup (tenor/baritone), duo Thief on the roof with a jazz guitarist Sune Pors.