b. 31.10.1968, Tallinn
Reinut Tepp is renowed Estonian harpsichordist, who has rewarded Annual Prize of the Estonian Cultural Endowment for Music in 2010. He is an active musician at several music collectives and teaches chamber music and haprsichord at Georg Ots Tallinn Music School and Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre.
Reinut Tepp began music studies at music class of Tallinn Secondary School No. 7, where he studied piano under the guidance of Samuel Lazikin (1976–1979). In 1987 Reinut Tepp graduated from Tallinn Music High School with Ell Saviauk and 1993 from Tallinn State Conservatory under the guidance on prof. Laine Mets. In 1996 he obtained master's degree from Estonian Music Academy on piano and harpsichord under the guidance of prof. Laine Mets and prof. Imbi Tarum. In addition Tepp has developed his skills as a harpsichordist at mastercourse of Huguette Dreyfur in Franz, Villecroze.
Since 1987 Reinut Tepp has worked as accompanist at Ellerhein preparatory choir and since 1992 at Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre. Since 1995 Reinut Tepp teaches chamber music at Georg Ots Tallinn Music School and since 1998 harpsichord. He is also teacher at chamber music department in Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre.
Reinut Tepp is an active instrumentalist involved with several ensembles and orchestras. Since 1998 he is member of chamber orchestra Kremerata Baltica (artistic director Gidon Kremer), he also playes at sextet of the orchestra (Kremerata Baltica Sextet). He has given recitals with the orchestra at several concert halls including Carnegie Hall, Royal Albert Hall, Tōkyō Suntory Hall and cooperated with renowed musicians as Michaela Petri, Sergio Azzolini, Kalve Kuljus, Moshe Aron Epstein and Maria Fedotova. Reinut Tepp has cooperated with ochestras as Tallinn Baroque Orchestra, Corelli Consort, Estonian Baroque Soloists and Tallinn Chamber Orchestra. Tepp very often performes with early music ensemble Cantores Vagantes.
In 2010 Reinut Tepp was awarded with Annual Prize of the Estonian Cultural Endowment for Music for outstanding partnership with several music ensembles.
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