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Nauris Puntulis

Minister for Culture
Nauris.Puntulis [at] km.gov.lv

 

  • EDUCATION
    • 1992. – 1994. - Latvian Academy of Music, master’s degree course under prof. L. Brauna at the Vocal department, specialising in opera singing and pedagogy
    • 1985. – 1981. - Latvian State Conservatory, Vocal department, baccalaureate studies under prof. R. Frīnberga

 

  • ADDITIONAL EDUCATION
    • 1994. – 1995. - Enschede School of Music (Netherlands)
    • 1995. - K.Angelotti masterclass (Italy)
    • 1997. – 1998. - I. Gavrilovici masterclass (Austria)

 

  • WORK AND POLITICAL EXPERIENCE
    • 08.07.2019. - Minister for Culture
    • 2012.  – 2013. - Advisor to the Minister of Culture on social integration issues
    • 2013.   – 2019. - Member of the Riga City Council
    • 1994. –  Latvian National Opera soloist
    • 1996 – 1999. - Head of the Department of Solo Singing, Latvian Academy of Music
    • 1994. – 1999. - Pedagogue, Department of Solo Singing, Latvian Academy of Music
    • 1982. – 1994. - Musician, member of rock group "Pērkons"

 

  • LANGUAGES
    • Latvian – native speaker
    • Russian – excellent
    • Italian, German, English – basic knowledge

 

  • STATE AWARDS
    • 1991 Barricades Medal (№ 2324)