Uki Ovaskainen is the winner of the 1st prize, the special prize Contemporanea, as well as the prize of the audience at Premio Jaen piano competition in Spain. He performs regularly as a soloist and chamber musician throughout Europe. He studied at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, in Copenhagen with prof. Jose Ribera, and in Hannover Hochschule with prof. Matti Raekallio. He has also worked with renowned artists such as Pnina Salzman, Andras Schiff, Emanuel Krasovsky, Charles Rosen, Yahli Wagman and Fou Ts’ong.
Uki Ovaskainen has performed as a soloist with Sjaelland and Aalborg Symphony Orchestras, in Konzerthaus in Vienna in chamber music concerts of the Vienna Chamber Orchestra, worked as a correpetitor for Opera Faber in Portugal, played piano parts in professional orchestras in Denmark and in Serbia, worked with professional choirs, and performed at more than 200 concerts on four continents as a member and pianist of the Tapiola Choir. He is the artistic organizer of the Uki Ovaskainen Chamber Tour in Denmark. He works as an accompanist for strings at the Belgrade Faculty of Music, but besides that performs equally with all string- and wind instruments, as well as with singers.