Miloš Gouka was born in Niš, in the former Yugoslavia in 1983 to a Serbian mother and a Dutch father. His exceptional talent for arts became obvious very early. Literature, theatre and music played a major role during his entire youth and only in his late teens did he decide to fully dedicate himself to the piano.
Finishing his studies summa cum laude at the Conservatory of Tilburg with Bart van de Roer, he continued his education at The Royal Conservatory of Antwerp, Belgium, with professor Levente Kende where his piano exam was awarded with the highest distinction. In 2011 he was granted a scholarship for excellent students by the Dutch government which allowed him
to enter the prestigious Postgraduate program at the University of Stavanger, Norway, where he is currently studying with the renowned professor Håkon Astbø.
In June 2008 Miloš won the first prize in the “Young talent Competition” at the Theatre at the Parade in 's Hertogenbosch. In August 2008 he distinguished himself as a participant of the international music festival and summer school “Peter the Great” in Groningen and was awarded the Labberté Price for the best musician of the festival. During the Ibla Grand Prize International Music Competition (July 2009, Sicily) Miloš won the Audience Award.
In March 2010 he was Winner of the Isidor Bajic-award during the fifth international contest "Isidor Bajic" in Novi Sad, (Serbia).
Miloš performed in Serbia, Italy, Norway, France, Switzerland and Belgium and gave many concerts in the Netherlands in some of the most important halls, both piano-solo and with orchestra and in chamber music ensembles. In January 2012 he made his debut at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam.
He attended masterclasses with among others Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Richard Goode, Vitaly Margulis, Elena Richter, Leslie Howard and Martha Argerich.