Hilma Kolunen is a young pianist born in 2007 and she lives in Kangasala. Hilma has been a student at the Itä-Helsingin musiikkiopisto since the autumn of 2020 and her teacher is Kristiina Junttu. She has previously been taught at Antti Hotti and Katarina Nummi-Kuisma at the Helsinki Conservatory of Music and Sanna Viitaniemi at the Pirkanmaa Music Institute. Hilma was admitted to the Youth Piano Academy Finland in the summer of 2021.
Hilma has participated in various Master Classes for many years. For example, the Mänttä Music Festival International Master Classes, the Raudaskylä International Master Classes and the Tampere Piano Association Master Classes. She has been awarded in 2018 in the Pirkanmaa Piano Competition and in the Pianoaura Competition in 2019.
(Photo © Ville Hautakangas)