The greek-born pianist Lefki Karpodini graduated with distinction from the Athens Music Conservatoire. After receiving the first prize and gold medal at the Filon Piano Competition in her home country, she moved to London to pursue her Bachelor studies at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama under Paul Roberts and Prof. Emeritus James Gibb. As recipient of the most prestigious scholarship in Greece given by the Government Scholarship Fund IKY, she continued her Master studies and Advanced Instrumental Studies under the guidance of Ronan O'Hora. A further scholarship gave her the opportunity to take lessons from Maria Joao Pires in Belgais Centre in Portugal.

As a soloist, chamber musician and Lied accompanist Lefki Karpodini has appeared in many countries including Germany, United Kingdom, Greece, Switzerland, France, Barbados, Canada and Spain and has performed in Mecklenburg Vorpommern Festival (Rising Stars Series), Brighton Festival, Cheltenham Festival, Banff, Chichester, Symi Festival, Cully Classique and in halls such as Wigmore Hall, Purcell Room, Bolivar Hall, St. Martin-in-the-fields, St. John's Smith Square, Meistersaal, ZKM and others. In 2006 she was invited to give a solo debut recital at the Carnegie Hall Weill Concert Series in New York.

Lefki Karpodini's great interest in Chamber music making and song accompaniment lead her to winning the Sir Henry Richardson Award (MBF) and the Schubert best Accompanist Price (GSMD). She was invited by Graham Johnson to perform at the "Young Songmakers Almanac" with her duo partner soprano Ruby Hughes and mezzo soprano Daniela Lehner. She was the pianist in residence at the Paxos Chamber Music Festival for two years and at the chamber music festival "Musique printaniere a Beaucaire" in France. Furthermore, she has received scholarships from Banff Centre, Mozarteum and Schlesswig-Holstein summer academy to study song accompaniment.

She has recorded live for the BBC Radio3 and the Greek Radio and has collaborated with various performers and ensembles such as Ruby Hughes, Claire Booth, Daniela Lehner, Simon Wallfisch, Thomas Rann, Angelos Liakakis, Angela Giannaki, Rafal Zambrzycki-Payne, Trio Fibonacci, Trioskop (as the pianist of the Berlin based Piano Trio), and many others. Her interest in contemporary music took her to Germany, where she got offered a scholarship to study at the Ensemble Modern Akademie in Frankfurt. She has performed at the Park Lane Series in Purcell Room and in Dresden festival with the Ensemble Modern. She has worked with composers such as Dai Fujikura, Jens Joneleit, Anastassios Karpodinis and Christina Athinodorou and she has recorded in collaboration with Ensemble Modern for Deutsch Musikrat.

Recently Lefki Karpodini appeared as soloist in various venues in Berlin, Moscow, Thessaloniki and London. In Theocharakis Foundation in Athens she collaborated with cellist Erik Williams (cellist in Stokholm Radio Sypmphony Orchestra) and flutist Guy Eshed (lead flutist in Stokholm Radio Sypmphony Orchestra) for a chamber music concert.

Future plans include recitals in Pallas, Parnassos and Theocharakis Foundation halls in Greece and solo appearances in Germany.

Apart from her career as a soloist, Lefki Karpodini has been active as a piano teacher since 1995. She has worked in various music education programs at institutions such as Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, BBIS in Berlin and Moraitis School in Athens, where she currently holds a piano professor position. Piano teaching and music education are inseparable components of her course in the music field.