Martin Sildos



Martin Sildos studied at Tallinn Music High School and at G. Ots Tallinn Music School specialising in percussion instruments. In 2010 he graduated from the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre where he specialized in conducting and in 2012 obtained his Master’s Degree in the class of Professor Toomas Kapten. From 2011 to 2012 he studied orchestral conducting at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna under the guidance of Professor Uroš Lajovic. He has taken part in the master classes of Neeme Järvi, Eri Klas, Paavo Järvi, Nikolai Aleksejev, Paul Mägi, Jan Yngve and Leonid Grin. He has conducted various orchestras: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Vanemuine Symphony Orchestra, Corelli Baroque Orchestra, Estonian National Youth Symphony Orchestra, the Symphony Orchestra of the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, Pärnu City Orchestra and the Orchestra of the Estonian Defence Forces. He has also worked with several choirs: male chamber choir Revalia (2008-2011 – second conductor), Nargen Festival Choir (2008, 2010, 2011 – chorus master), chamber choir of the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre and the chamber choir Young Estonian Voices (since 2010), Estonian National Male Choir (2012/2013) and chamber choir Voces Musicales (2012/2013).

From 2004 to 2007 Martin played percussion instruments in the symphony orchestra of Estonian National Opera. In 2009 he was awarded a Gustav Ernesaks study scholarship. In 2010 he came in 3rd place at the competition David’s Song (David’s Song No 146). Since spring 2013 Martin has been the conductor of the Tallinn University Symphony Orchestra and from spring 2014 he also works as a conductor/assistant at Vanemuine theatre. In addition he is the conductor of the chamber choir Noored Eesti Hääled. He also cooperates closely with the Corelli Baroque Orchestra and since 2013 with the symphony orchestra of the Tallinn Music High School.