NELE ERASTUS

(Born on September 20th, 1993)
 
Nele Erastus graduated from Tallinn Georg Ots Music School with Heli Jürgenson in 2017. In 2016, she won the 1st prize at the competition of choir conductors of Estonian music schools. Currently, she is an undergraduate student of conducting with professor Tõnu Kaljuste at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre. She has perfected her skills with teachers like Risto Joost, Kaspar Mänd, László Nemes, Georg Grün, and James Davey at school and in master classes.

Coming from the town of Pärnu, Nele Erastus went to Pärnu Sütevaka High School of Humanities and studied piano at Pärnu Music School while also performing in various choirs and bands and as a soloist from an early age.

Nele Erastus has worked with several choirs as a conductor and choirmaster: Chamber Choir of the Bank of Estonia, Estonian Youth Mixed Choir, Voces Musicales, Chamber Choir Helios and others. From autumn 2017, she works with Sireen, from October 2018 as the chief conductor. In addition, she is assistant conductor of the Tallinn Airport Mixed Choir.



Our previous conductors were the founders Ülle Tuisk (until season 2017/2018) and Tiiu Ivanova (until October 2018).