Arttu Nevala

Arttu Nevala (born 2002) began playing the piano at the age of 8. His first teacher was Toini-Tuulia Holma. In 2012 he continued his piano studies at the Kiiminkijoki Music Institute with Annica Nyberg and Hiie Kalaus.

Between 2013 and January 2018 Arttu studied at the Oulu Conservatory under the guidance of Samuli Seppänen’s. During the spring semester 2018 he studied at the Vakka-Suomi Music Institute with Marjukka Eskelinen. Since 2015 Arttu has been a student of the Youth Piano Academy Finland.

Arttu has been awarded in Leevi Madetoja Piano Competition in 2015 and 2018. He got the second place in age category B in Steinway Piano Festival Finland 2016. Arttu played as a soloist of Oulu Festivo Orchestra in October 2017. He has performed in various student concerts and concerts of the Youth Piano Academy. Arttu is also a composer.