Venla Lahti (2002) started playing the double bass in 2009 in The East Helsinki Music Institute. There she studied mainly with Tarja Nyberg. In 2017 she continued her studies in Sibelius Academy Youth Department with Lasse Lagercrantz.
Venla has performed many concerts solo and with different ensembles.
She has gained orchestra experience from The Helsinki Strings, Sibelius Academy Symphony Orchestra, Vienna Philharmonic International Orchestra Institute Attergau and European Union Youth Orchestra (EUYO), which she has been a member of since 2020.
In 2016 Venla won the first price in middle school series in Nuorten kansallinen kontrabassokilpailu (Finnish National Youth Duble Bass Competition). In March 2021 she performed as a young soloist with The Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra (RSO). She has taken parts in Esko Laine's, Ödön Racz's and Janne Saksala’s masterclasses.