Karolina Pancernaite is a 25-year old pianist from Kaunas, Lithuania.
She studied at the Royal Academy of Music (RAM) with Prof. Christopher Elton. She was accepted with an entrance scholarship and was also awarded the Maud Hornsby Award. After 4 years she graduated with First-Class Honors Undergraduate degree.
In 2019 Karolina finished her Master‘s degree at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland where she received the prestigious ABRSM Scholarship. She studied with Professors Aaron Shorr and Petras Geniusas who were her constant source of inspiration.
During her studies, Karolina’s most memorable achievement was the 1st Prize at the Tony/Tania Webster Prize for rare Russian music which soon became one of her fields of interest.
Karolina has performed as a soloist and chamber musician at the Aurora Chamber Music 2014/16/17 festivals (Sweden), Farley Music Festival (United Kingdom), 4th Aegean Arts Festival (Greece) and the Musique en Re Festival (France).
She has also appeared in various famous concert halls, such as – the Steinway Hall in London, Kaunas Philharmonic Hall (Lithuania), Brno Philharmonic Hall (Czech Republic) Queen’s Hall in Edinburgh and most recently at the Purcell Room, Southbank Centre in London.
In 2019 and 2020 she has been selected to join the European Union Youth Orchestra and is one of the Talent Unlimited Artists. For all her musical achievements, Karolina received a commendation from the President of Lithuania, Valdas Adamkus.