Ella Oksava (born 2007) is studying piano at The Helsinki Conservatory of Music with Antti Hotti as her teacher. She started playing piano at the age of five. Prior to The Helsinki Conservatory, Ella studied piano at The East Helsinki Music Institute with Leena Nikula and Kristiina Junttu as her teachers.
Ella has been awarded in several music competitions: Tapiola Piano Competitions in 2021, 2019, 2017 and 2015, Leevi Madetoja Piano Competitions in 2022 and 2018, Helsinki Steinway Festival in 2016. She has also participated in the following competitions: Stockholms International Music Competition in 2019, Helsinki Steinway Festival in 2018, Tartu Young Musician in 2017. She has performed as a soloist with Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra in 2018. In addition, Ella has participated in many master classes.
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