Despite her young age, violinist Tami Pohjola has already won both international and national competitions and performed around Europe. Her humble attitude to music has been praised by the classical music audiences.
She won first prize in the International Dinu Lipatti Violin Competition in 2019 and in the Kuopio Violin Competition in 2015. She also won the International Young Musician Competition in Estonia in 2009 and was second in the Juhani Heinonen Violin Competition in Jyväskylä, in the Junior Category in 2009 and as a Senior in 2012. Pohjola is also an active chamber musician and plays in the Borea string quartet, appointed residence quartet at the Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival in 2017. Tami Pohjola started playing the violin when she was three years old and she studied with Grazyna Zeranska-Gebert in the Espoo Music Institute and then with Réka Szilvay at the Sibelius Academy. Currently she studies with Mi-kyung Lee at the University of Music and Performing Arts Munich. Pohjola plays a Guadagnini violin (1754) owned by the Finnish Cultural Foundation.
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