Dramatic mezzo-soprano Pilvi-Annukka Äikäs was born in Ilmajoki. She graduated from Lahti University of Applied Sciences, Faculty of Music in 2008. Pilvi-Annukka has continued her singing and acting studies both in Finland and in Germany in several master courses with different teachers. She has been a member of Savonlinna Opera choir since 2004 and has also performed 2018 in Lahti Organ festival, also in Helsinki Festival and in productions of Lahti Opera Association. Pilvi-Annukka also works as a singing teacher, performs operatic and lied repertoire with several pianistis and also sings as an oratorio soloist.