Nadia Okrusko is a pianist from Lithuania currently based in Copenhagen, Denmark. Alongside concert activities and teaching, she often collaborates with singers and instrumentalists as accompanist/chamber musician.
Since 2016, Nadia is an active performer at various music festivals and projects in Denmark, such as Copenhagen Opera Festival, Klang, Copenhagen Jewish Culture Festival, Sommerklassisk Tivoli, Talk Town, Copenhagen International Piano Festival, Vildskud Theatre Festival, among others, and has travelled with concerts in Scandinavian countries, Spain, France, Germany, Latvia, Russia, USA, Mexico, Ecuador and China.
Her music education and upbringing developed respectively in Lithuania, Russia and Denmark. She has two masters degrees in piano performance: from Saint Petersburg Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatory and from Royal Danish Music Academy in Copenhagen.
During study years, she has won several national and international competitions, including 1. prize at Rosalyn Tureck J.S. Bach piano competition in New York, USA in 2008. Nadia has been awarded several study scholarships in Denmark, among those, by Arthur Anderssons Legat, Tove Birthe Legat, and Feldthusens Fond, and won a 2. prize at RDAM piano scholarship competition in 2017. She has performed as soloist with "Percurama" percussion and wind orchestra in Radiohuset hall, Copenhagen in 2017.
In 2022, Nadia has initiated and organized local concert series focusing on solo repertoire - "Copenhagen Piano Soloists" - with concerts in 3 different Copenhagen venues and 6 soloists, with second edition taking place in October 2023.