Liisa Smolander


Liisa Smolander (b. 2001) studies piano at the Oulu Conservatory with Eeva Havulehto. In 2013 she started studying also in The Youth Piano Academy Finland.

She has been rewarded in the Leevi Madetoja piano competition in 2012 and 2015. She has also performed new compositions by Jouko Tötterström and Juha Pisto. In 2015 she was granted a Pro Musica foundation scholarship, and in November 2015 she performed as a soloist with the Festivo Orchestra. In 2016 she received 3rd prize and a special prize for the best performance of a Finnish composition in the Steinway Competition. She has also performed in Oulunsalo soi -festival, Mänttä Music Festival and in various concerts in Spain and in Estonia.

Read more about Liisa and the Youth Piano Academy here.