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Tami Pohjola

Tami Pohjola

Tami Pohjola (born 1996) began playing the violin aged 3. She studied under Grazyna Zeransksa-Gebert at the Espoo Music Institute, near Helsinki, and continued as a pupil of Réka Szilvay at the Sibelius Academy. Currently she is studying under Mi-kyung Lee at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Munich. She was winner of the Kuopio Violin Competition in 2015. Prior to that, in 2013 she was chosen as one of the five best performers in the Anja Ignatius Competition at the Sibelius Academy and in 2009 she won the international Young Musician Competition in Estonia. She also took second prize in the Jyväskylä Violin Competition in the division for younger players in 2009 and for older players in 2012. Pohjola has performed as soloist with such orchestras as the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Tapiola Sinfonietta, Hyvinkää Orchestra, Pori Sinfonietta, Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra and Kuopio Symphony Orchestra. She plays a Guadagnini violin on loan from the Finnish Cultural Foundation.

Pohjola is in the Young Chamber Musicians programme.

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