Marija Räisänen is a Lithuanian-Finnish violinist. Born in 1998, she began her violin studies at the age of 5. From 2012 until 2017 she attended the Juozas Naujalis music gymnasium in Kaunas, in the class of Milda Pupeliene. From Autumn 2017 she continued her violin studies at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, under the guidance of professor Reka Szilvay and iscurrently a student of lecturer Jaakko Ilves.
Marija has performed multiple times as a soloist with orchestras such as Kaunas Symphony Orchestra and Vytautas Magnum University Orchestra. She has also been a member of various music festivals and winner of multiple national and international competitionsin Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Italy and Poland since 2011, such as Olimpo Musicale, Sonorum, Muzicejam kopa ar draugiem, B. Dvarionas competition, and R. Katilius competition.