Swedish pianist Gustav Schantz was born 1998 in Stockholm. He started his musical studies at age of
four. He has participated in competition, placing 3rd in Rovero d`Oro in San Bartolomeo, 2nd in the
Savshinsky International Competition in St. Petersburg, and 1st in the Stockholm International Piano
Competition in 2015. In 2018, Gustav won a school audition to play Ravels 1st Piano Concerto in the
concert hall of Helsinki. He has also won many scholarships and played in important venues like the
Berwald Hall, Helsinki Music Center (main hall) , Royal Palace of Stockholm, House of Nobility
(Sweden), and Castello di Corniglio. Gustav is finishing his fourth year in Sibelius Academy under
tuition of Irina Zahharenkova and Matti Raekallio.