Ingrid Roose

October 14, 1990, Tallinn

Ingrid Roose has graduated from the Tallinn Music High School studying choral conducting with Ingrid Kõrvits and has received a bachelor’s degree in the same field of study from the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre (EAMT) under the guidance of Hirvo Surva. In the fall semester of 2016, Ingrid Roose developed her skills at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm. In 2017, she earned her Master’s degree in orchestral conducting with Prof. Jüri Alperten at the EAMT. She has participated in Järvi Summer Academy (2016, 2017). In 2019, she won the 1st prize at the 9th International Competition for Young Conductors in Paris and the special prize at the conducting competition Choeur de l’orchestre de Paris.

In 2013, Ingrid Roose founded a young female choir Kammerhääled (Chamber Voices), which has been successful in national competitions. In 2015, the choir won the 1st prize in the contemporary music category, the 2nd/3rd prize in the female and male choir category and the special prize for the performance of Arvo Pärt’s piece Zwei Beter at the choral competition Tallinn. Kammerhääled has recorded two CD-s of music by Pärt Uusberg ("Luiged läevad"/"Swans go", 2016) and Rasmus Puur ("Noore naise mõtted"/"Thoughts of a young woman", 2017).

Since 2017, Ingrid Roose is the chief conductor of the Georg Ots Tallinn Music School Symphony Orchestra and teaches there conducting and score reading. Since 2018, she is the chief conductor of the mixed choir HUIK!. She has conducted children’s choirs at Estonian Youth Song Celebration in summer 2017 and female choirs at the Song Celebration in summer 2019.

Ingrid Roose has conducted the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre Symphony Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra of the Royal College of Music in Stockholm, Uppsala Chamber Orchestra, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra and Symphony Orchestra of the Järvi Academy. In December 2019, she conducted the Christmas concerts of the Estonian National Male Choir in Tartu, Valga and Tallinn.

In 2016, she was the initiator and conductor of opera The Turn of the Screw by Benjamin Britten in cooperation with the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre. In 2017, mixed choir HUIK! performed Einojuhani Rautavaara’s All-Night Vigil in Tallinn and Helsinki, Finland. The same year she had a successful opera music concert with the Georg Ots Tallinn Music School Symphony Orchestra and soloists at the Estonian National Broadcasting. In the end of 2019, she was the artistic director and conductor of the gala concert 90 Years of Estonian Opera, performed by mixed choir HUIK!, Mixed Choir of Estonia Society, Estonian National Opera Youth Male Choir and Estonian National Symphony Orchestra.

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