Marko Hilpo is one of Finland's most versatile pianists. He studied at the Sibelius Academy under Hamsa Al-Wadi Juris and Ilmo Ranta, and at the Queen Sofia College of Music in Madrid, where his teachers were Claudio Martinez Mehner and Dmitri Bashkirov. He has been successful in international competitions and has appeared around the world giving solo recitals, accompanying Lied singers and playing chamber music. He has also performed as soloist with several Finnish orchestras and at international music festivals.
Marko Hilpo works at the Sibelius Academy, the Theatre Academy Helsinki and the Helsinki Theatre, where he performs and conducts.