Kristiina ROKASHEVICH has performed throughout Europe and toured in Estonia and the UK, bringing her musicianship to venues such as Barbican Hall and Birmingham Town Hall. She has also performed as a soloist with the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, the Tallinn Chamber Orchestra and Pärnu City Orchestra. Awards include First Prize at the International Amy Brant Piano Competition in Birmingham, Second Prize at the International M. Judina Competition for Pianists, Third Prize at the Beethoven Piano Society Competition of Europe, Second Prize at the Oxford Music Festival and First Prize at the Croydon Music festival. She became popular in Estonia after participating in the TV show “Klassikatähed” (“Classical Idol”), where she received the Symphony Orchestra Award.
A graduate of both the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre and the Guildhall School of Music &Drama, Rokashevich’s past teachers include Ell Saviauk, Marko Martin, Ivari Ilja and Joan Havill. In addition to the piano, Rokashevich has also studied harpsichord under the tutelage of Kristiina Are, Imbi Tarum and James Johnstone.