Tanja Zapolski is an award-winning classical concert pianist, one of Denmark's most prominent pianists, performs in solo concerts and chamber music worldwide. Tanja was born in Ukraine and, at 8 years old, had her debut as a piano soloist with an orchestra. When she was 12 years old she moved to Denmark together with her parents who are both musicians, and after years of studies got her Master of Music and Soloist Performer Advanced Postgraduate Diploma in Music from The Royal Danish Academy of Music, where she studied with Anne Øland and Amalie Malling. She also studied at Anton Rubinsteins Academy in Düsseldorf with Dina Yoffe and participated in many masterclasses with among others Dmitri Bashkirov and Leif Ove Andsnes. Tanja has performed as a soloist with most Danish orchestras and played with many conductors - among others, the world-famous conductor Sir Simon Rattle. She has played together with the legendary composer Philip Glass, with whom she performed his music. Besides performing at many classical festivals, Tanja's open-minded and exploratory approach has led her to play at rock and jazz festivals, play electronic music, participate in countless theatre performances, recorded film music, and travelled the world with her numerous music groups. Her countless chamber music collaborations include a Danish Piano Duo, who perform worldwide with orchestras and as soloists. Tanja regularly serves as a jury member in prestigious music competitions. She has received many awards, including the Jacob Gades Scholarship, Sonning Scholarship, Victor Borge Award, Gladsaxe Music Award, Wilhelm Hansen Award and has been included in Krak's Blue Book - Denmarks "Who's who", Hall of Fame.