Kalle Pilli (born August 1, 1992) is an Estonian guitarist & composer. He is the leader of Kalle Pilli Quintet and is also involved in other projects for instance Ramuel Tafenau Quintet, Kirke Karja Quartet,  Marianne Leibur & Ansambel, Hedvig Hanson Group. Kalle also plays guitar for a pop singer Liis Lemsalu.

His journey in music started in 1999 when he started learning clarinet and saxophone in Pärnu-Jaagupi Children’s Musicschool. But in the age of 13 he discovered guitar for himself. His first guitar teacher was Marek Talts. After high school he graduated from Georg Ots Tallinn Music School. He also studied for a year in Skurups Folkhögskola, Sweden. In 2017 he received a Tiit Paulus Young Guitarist Award.


In addition to playing he also teaches guitar in Kuusalu Music School and is a Business Info Technology student in TalTech. His favorite hobby is kitesurfing.

Kalle Pilli 2022