Whether in recital, chamber music or as a soloist with orchestra, her virtuosic and spirited performance leaves no one untouched.
Oksana Sinkova´s journey into music began at the age of 9. Since then music has been her passion and won her over 14 competitions, among them First prize in All-Soviet Union Competition “Young Virtuoso” (1991, Kiev), winner of the Estonian Yamaha Competition (1999), First prize in the Johann Sebastian Bach Competition of the Estonian Music Academy and Sibelius Academy, Finland (1998), Grand Prix in the Estonian Johann Sebastian Bach Competition (2000), 4. prize in the International Competition PACEM IN TERRIS (2005, Bayreuth, Germany). In 2008 the young flutist won the First prize and most of the special awards in the Estonian National Competition for Wind Interpreters and the same year she was awarded the PLMF award “Young Musician 2008”.
After achieving her Bachelor degree (cum laude) in 2002 and Master degree (cum laude) in 2006 from the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre (class of N. Punder and Prof. M. Helin, Sibelius-Academy, Finland) she is currently pursuing her PhD. From 2004-2005 she studied at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg in the class of Prof. M.A. Epstein. She has participated in the master classes of several well-known flutists (G. Blasco, G. Marcossi, B. Giesler, H. Starreveld, L. Ruoho, M. Helin, J.-C. Gerard, R. Greiss-Armin, P. Gallois, M. Järvi, P.-L. Graf, W. Bennett and J. Frank).
Oksana has worked in professional symphony orchestras in Estonia from 2000-2011 (mostly as Principal/Solo flutist), alongside pursuing her solo career and teaching (since 2008 at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre). She also gives master-classes and performs numerous recitals and chamber music concerts with different ensembles in Estonia and abroad. Her recital repertoire includes many virtuoso violin pieces for flute.
2013/2014 brings concerts with the acclaimed chamber orchestra Camerata Nordica both in Estonia and Sweden, the Festival Tra Lago e Monti in Italy and a lot more.