Regina Udod

REGINA UDOD double bass
Orchestra member from 2013, A
ssociate Principal Double Bass from 2013

Regina Udod is an Estonian double bass player. She started her double bass studies at the age of 12 with Marek Mere at the Viimsi Music School having previously played piano. She continued her studies at the Georg Ots Tallinn School of Music with Meeme Saareväli which she graduated in 2011. She pursued her studies on the same year at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theater studying with docent Kaupo Olt. In June 2015 Regina graduated Bachelor of Music and is now continuing her Master’s degree. 2016/2017 Regina studied in Haute École de Musique de Genève (Switzerland) with professor Alberto Bocini.

In 2010 Regina got a diploma and won the special prize of Haapsalu Festival at the 5th Estonian Competition-Festival for Young String Players in Tartu. In October 2015 she won the 2nd prize at the Estonian String Players Competition. In June 2017 double bass quartet (Alessandra Avico, Carolina Lima de Almeida, Regina Udod and Marta Gil Sanchez) was awarded Jean-François Chaponnière chamber music prize of HEM de Geneve, as the most brilliant and best chamber music group of the year.

Regina has appeared as a soloist with Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra of Estonian Academy of  Music and Theater, String Orchestra of Georg Ots Tallinn Music School, Narva City Orchestra and Haapsalu Festival Orchestra. She has participated in masterclasses of  Franco Petracchi, Alberto Bocini, Hans Sturm, Petru Iuga, Timothy Cobb, Thomas Martin and Iain Crawford.

Regina has been a member of the Estonian National Opera Orchestra and played with Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Kremerata Baltica Chamber Orchestra, United Strings of Europe, Estonian Festival Orchestra, European Union Youth Orchestra (EUYO), Baltic Sea Philharmonic (BSP), Malta Philharmonic, Corelli Baroque Orchestra, etc.  Since 2013 Regina is associate principal double bass of the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra.