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Childrens’ choir “Ritsik” (“Locust”) was founded at Võru Music School in 2010. The first conductor was Kersti Juurma who works with the choir till now. Little singers started at the age of 4-6. At present 33 pupils are at the age of 7 to 11 singing in the choir. The choir performs at important concerts in the town and county, participates in song festivals and in different projects together with the string orchestra and a band of Võru Music School. The 2nd place in the international pop/jazz choir competition – festival at Valga in 2015 was the latest important achievement with the choir “Ritsik”. Conductors are Kersti Juurma and Maire Nirk, concert-master is Piret Rips-Laul.
Kersti Juurma (born in 1974) has graduated from Georg Ots Tallinn School of Music. She has worked as a piano teacher, as a music teacher in kindergarten and at school, as a conductor of different choirs. Currently she works as a music teacher and a conductor at Viluste Elementary School as well as at Võru Music School where she conducts choirs, teaches soloists and singing to the youngest pupils. She has been a conductor of childrens’ choir “Ritsik” since 2010 when it was founded. Maire Nirk is a music teacher and a conductor who has been working in this field for 22 years. She has graduated from the University of Tartu Viljandi Culture Academy. She teaches soloists and conducts childrens’ choir "Ritsik". Maire loves her job, she is always cheerful, vigorous and positive.Back to the list of ensembles