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Tallinn, Estonia

I'm Andres Uibo

I was born on April 16, 1956 in Kivi-Vigala and I work as an Estonian organist, composer, music producer and teacher


A little about me

Andres Uibo is an outstanding musician whose activities have enriched the Estonian cultural landscape for many years. One of Estonia’s most prolific performers both at home and abroad, he is highly valued as an organist, chamber musician, producer, pedagogue and composer. Andres Uibo graduated from Tallinn State Conservatory in the organ class of Professor Hugo Lepnurme and continued his studies at the Lübeck Academy of Music in Germany with Professor Hans Gebhard. Since 1980 Uibo has given more than 2,500 solo concerts at famous festivals and concert series, not only in the Baltic States but also throughout Europe and Russia as well as in Israel and Japan.
As a composer, Uibo has created works for symphony orchestra and various different chamber ensembles, and composed choral, instrumental and organ music. Uibo’s compositions have been performed at prestigious festivals and concert venues in Europe, Russia, Asia and America.Since 1981 Uibo has been the organist of the Niguliste Museum Concert Hall in Tallinn, and since 1994 he has taught at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, becoming a professor there in 2005. In the years 1997–2009 he also worked as a producer for Eesti Kontsert. Uibo has launched a number of well-known music festivals, including the Tallinn International Organ Festival (1987), the Suure-Jaani Music Festival (1998) and the Tallinn Bach Music Festival (2012).Under his leadership, several historical organs have been restored in Estonia and a number of new instruments have been built. Uibo has recorded one LP as well as almost 30 CDs. Andres Uibo has been the recipient of many honours and awards, the most notable of which is the Culture Award of the Republic of Estonia (2006). He is an honorary citizen of the Parishes of Suure-Jaani and Vigala as well as of the City of Tallinn.

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