Teet Järvi

April 07, 2011 

Teet Järvi has graduated Tallinn Music High School under Laine Leichter and Tallinn State Conservatoire (1981) in the cello class of Peeter Paemurru. The cellist received further training in Moscow with Natalia Shahhovskaja, Mikhail Homitser and Ivan Monighetti.

In 1974 Teet Järvi won the 1st Prize at the International Cello Competition in Czechoslovakia; he has also been awarded the 1st Prize at the National (1981) and Baltic competition (1976).

In 1982-1990 Teet Järvi worked as the first cello of Estonian National Symphony Orchestra. He has performed as a soloist with numerous orchestras, given concerts with Tallinn String Quartet and Baltic Trio in many European countries and the United States and given solo recitals in several cities of former Soviet Union and abroad.

Since 1993 Teet Järvi works in Finland: he plays at the Lahti Symphony Orchestra and FINEST string quartet and works as a cello teacher at Lahti Conservatoire.