The pianist Christian Skovgaard Flarup received his Master Diploma in the summer 2008 and graduated from the postgraduate programme 2010 from Royal Academy of Music in Aarhus, Denmark with professor Anne Øland as his teacher.

Christian is born and raised in Odense. At the age of 7 he attended Odense Music School where he completed the MGK education with pianist Inke Kesseler.
In 2002 Christian began studying at The Royal Academy in Aarhus with Sergei Senkov and from 2004 with Anne Øland.
He has taken part in summer courses in Hungary 5 years in a row with Attila Némethy, Gyöngyi Keveházi, Ferenc Kerek, Gábor Eckhardt and Balázs Szokolay as permanent teachers.
Furthermore he participated in master classes with Irina Osipova, Hans Pålsson, Mikhail Petukhov, Jeremy Menuhin, Sven Birch, Hui-Ying Liu-Tawaststjerna and Paolo Pollice.
For half a year Christian lived in Moscow, where he studied at ”Russian Academy of Music – Gnessin” by professor / head of faculty Sergei Senkov.
Here he established a passion for russian music and culture.
Besides playing the piano, Christian is also very passionate about teaching. Together with pianist Mathias Hammer, he is composing and publishing a book with pedagogical music pieces for children.
Alongside playing the piano and teaching, Christian also played church organ for several years.
From academy he also has an exam in the subject "Arrangement".
Christian loves ”playing with the piano” / improvising, and he arranges and composes as well !