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Karl J. Raudsepp
President

 
Vändra Book Launch - Atwater Library, September 16, 2016

 

 

Price is in US $

 
Concert - Mari Sild (piano/vocals) & Karl Erik Laas (cello)

Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 3:00 pm

St. John's Estonian Lutheran Church

4345 Marcil Avenue in NDG (Villa Maria Metro)

Free admision - Donations accepted at the door

The concert program comprises jazzy and pop tunes, including pieces by well-known Estonian composers like Raimond Valgre and Ivar Must and popular bands from outside Estonia such as Pink Martini, as well as some bossa novas by Antonio Carlos Jobim (Brazil).

Mari Sild is an active musician in Montreal. Mari studied at the Eller Music School in Tartu and also obtained a PhD in neuroscience from McGill University. Jazzotopes is Mari’s favourite project that performs mainly Mari’s compositions inspired by jazz, classical and world music, in Estonian and other languages.

www.jazzotopes.com

www.facebook.com/jazzotopes

Karl Erik Laas is an active classical musician in Estonia, as well as a folk music multiinstrumentalist. Karl Erik studies cello and composition at the Tallinn Muusikakeskkool. Karl Erik’s compositions are inspired by folk and classical music and have been repeatedly performed in Estonia.

R. Valgre teaser

 

 

 
 
Montreal Nordic Music Weekend - September 2-4, 2016
 
MES 11th Annual Golf Tournament - Friday, July 29, 2016

Tõnu Onu Article

More Photos

 
Trad Attack - Estonian Band Performs at Divan Orange - July 19th

Trad Attack

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at 21h30

Divan Orange, Montreal

4234 boulevard Saint-Laurent

Tickets $10 at the door

 

Videos:

Award winning song 2015: Jaan'kene
https://youtu.be/31rU9ivSWSE?list=PLfnX-Fjv38vIYuaKAu9u5G8Chns22zF8L

Reied ( tights)
http://youtu.be/eQhJ93HthPo

Kooreke (mighty cream)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ahtUBLwb-M

Unes (in the dream)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-12u9hpD2bY

Estonian Music Award winning video: Kuukene (Moon)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BaP6jUgFGkA

 

“Few bands are as in-your-face with their traditude as Estonian trio Trad. Attack… But as it stands, the album is a fascinating glimpse at Estonian magic, as well as a fun, rewarding listen, promising good things in this band’s future.”

The Huffington Post, USA, Stephen Winick

 

 
Jaanipäev at Lättemäe - Saturday, June 25, 2016

         
 
Jaanipäev at Lättemäe - Saturday, June 25, 2016

 


 

 

JAANIPÄEV at LÄTTEMÄE

MES Midsummer Celebration

Saturday, June 25, 2016

 

13:00 - Flag raising

Bring your own lunch. SUPPER (free) is served at 5:00/5:30pm

but please sign-up ahead of time, (donations are accepted)

 

ACTIVITIES

Ping-pong, Volleyball, etc.

Sauna

Beer Tasting

Music by Mari Sild & Jazzotopes

20:30 – Lõke/Bonfire

 

INFO:

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