Mari-Liis Uibo - Violin
Mari-Liis Uibo, born in 1990, started to play the violin at the age of six with teacher Ivi Tivik. 1997-2006 she studied at the Tallinn Music High School, completed the Bachelor of Music program at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna in the violin-class of Professor Gerhard Schulz (Alban-Berg-Quartet) in 2012 and continued in the Artist Diploma program with Professor Milan Vitek at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music. She earned the distinguished Artist Diploma in May 2014.
Mari-Liis has successfully participated in several national and international competitions. 2004 she was finalist and prize-winner at the 1st World Violin Competition in Trento/Italy. She has been awarded diplomas at several ESTA Competitions for Estonian Young String Players. She was winner of the Danenberg Honors Recital in chamber music as well as in the soloist category and finalist of the 25th Flame Competition in Paris.
Since 2001 she has regularly taken part in summer-courses and masterclasses: Maestro Ivry Gitlis, Prof. Alexander Fischer, Prof. Anatoli Reznikowski, Prof. Per Enoksson, Elena Denisova, Ilia Korol, Areta Zhulla, Sirpa Lannes-Tukiainen, ISA 09 and ISA 11 – Interpretation of Contemporary Music (with Klangforum Wien and Nigel Osborne), string quartet training program (with Jupiter String Quartet).