Born in Moscow, Julia Okruashvili builds her career on outstanding musical schooling first at the famous conservatory in Moscow, then at the Verdi Conservatory in Milan and at the music conservatory in Frankfurt, under the notable Professor Lev Natochenny, who greatly influenced her artistic development.
Her artistic development was further enriched by the masterclasses with renowned musicians as Boris Petrushansky, Arnulf von Arnim, Ferenc Rados, Jura Margulis, Mstislaw Rostropowitsch, Helmut Deutsch, and Dmitry Bashkirov.
Julia Okruashvili won numerous piano competitions, including the International Maria Yudina-Competition in St. Petersburg, the Firkusny International Competition in Prague, the “Citta di Pinerolo” in Italy, in Roasario Marciano International Competition in Vienna, the International Piano Academy in Freiburg, and the Maria Canals International Competition in Barcelona.
She has performed in important musical venues throughout Europe, USA, and Russia and appeared as a soloist with the Chamber Orchestra Moscow Virtuosi, Vienna Chamber Orchestra, the Philharmonic Orchestra of the Nations and the Hessian State Orchestra.
Moreover, she was heard on television and radio, such as Radio Culture Moscow, Radio Culture St. Petersburg as well as on SWR and BR.
Julia Okruashvili is a welcoming guest at festivals, such as the Weilburger Schlosskonzerte, the Rheingau Music Festival, the Kasseler Musiktage, the Mosel Music Festival, The Kronberg Academy Festival, the Schwetzinger Musikfestspiele, the Heidelberger Frühling and the Bregenz Festival.
Julia Okruashvili’s future appearances include reengagements for solo recitals and chamber music collaborations with renowned artists at Alte Oper Frankfurt, ''Classic con brio'' Music Festival, Casalmaggiore Music Festival and other renowned musical centers.
Julia Okruashvili currently holds a teaching position at Hochschule für Musik und Tanz in Cologne, Germany.