As a soloist and chamber musician, Ourania Gassiou has performed extensively throughout the UK and Europe in recital series and major international festivals.

Ourania is a graduate of the Royal Academy of Music in London, where she studied with Nicolas Kynaston. Whilst at the Academy she received a scholarship by the Onassis Foundation and was awarded several of the major prizes and awards of the Royal Academy of Music, including the DipRAM, the most prestigious award for an outstanding final recital. In 2006 she was nominated Pidem organ Fellow of the Royal Academy of music. Aided by the Eric Thompson Trust Grant she continued her studies with Johannes Geffert in Cologne and Susan Landale in Paris.

Ourania's recent appearances have included performances in Westminster Abbey, Westminster Cathedral, St Paulʼs Cathedral, Altenberg Dom, Riga Cathedral, Copenhagen Cathedral, Basel Münster, Maria Laach Abbey, Trondheim Cathedral, Stavanger Concert Hall, Barcelona Cathedral, Women of the World Festival (Royal Festival Hall, London), Brandneu Festival (Germany), Oundle Festival (UK), Non Sola Scripta International Festival (Poland) and Bratislava Castle, amongst others.

Ourania has also been a prize winner in the International Organ Competition of St.Maurice, Switzerland and in the First Mediterranean Piano Competition of Andros, Greece. She was the organist of the French Protestant Church in London between 2006 and 2023. In 2011 she was appointed Organist and Curator of the organs of the Athens Concert Hall and in 2021 she was elected Associate of the Royal Academy of Music.

Ourania Gassiou is particularly interested in promoting the organ in her native Greece. She has commissioned music from Greek composers and created innovative projects which attract large audiences, establishing an increasingly prominent role for the organ in Greek musical culture.