Pianist Evelyn Ulex was born and raised in Berlin, Germany. At the age of ten, she won the national “Festival of Young Talent” in Dresden, later taking top awards in the J.S. Bach competition in Leipzig, Germany. Ulex holds degrees from Berlin’s University of the Arts as well as the acclaimed Folkwang Hochschule in Essen, Germany where she did her Concert Examen studies in the Master Class of Prof. Boris Bloch.
Ms. Ulex, a finalist for the Frienna Awerbuch International Piano Competition in New York City, is an established pianist in both the United States and Europe. Highlights include appearances in New York City at Carnegie Hall, Le Poisson Rouge, National Sawdust, Public Library for the Performing Arts, Symphony Space, 92nd St. Y, Steinway Hall, National Arts Club, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, International Pianofest in the Hamptons, Summer Festival at Rutger’s University, Imani Winds Festival at Juilliard and Mannes School, Berlin’s Konzerthaus, Berliner Philharmonie, Goethe Institutes, German and American consulates around the globe.
Aa an active chamber musician who continues to explore musical genres, Ms. Ulex has collaborated on a number of special projects such as “Sight & Sound,” a live concert featuring projections of paintings by Berlin artist Ade Frey. Audiences in New York, Atlanta, Barcelona, Valencia and Berlin have all been enthralled by this singular multi media experience.
Ms. Ulex also collaborates with Brazilian soprano Katia Guedes. Their latest production is
“The Brazilian Classical Song”, released on the Tango Malambo Label in Berlin. The album contains music which spans over 200 years of classical Brazilian Song repertoire.
As a founding member of the TransAtlantic Ensemble, Ms. Ulex performs with American clarinetist Mariam Adam. TransAtlantic Ensemble’s latest recording “Havana Moon” for the Steinway Label (Arkiv) has received rave reviews and veneration for its freshness, innovation and virtuosity and was honored among SiriusXM Symphony Hall’s Best Albums of 2016.
In the last two years she performed in many Concerts with Argentinian pianist Pablo Lavandera as the Transatlantic Piano Duo.
As Steinway Artist Ms. Ulex has been commissioned to record for Steinway & Sons new Spirio, the world’s finest high resolution player piano.
As an educator, Ulex has been invited to give master classes and concerts at Universities and Festivals in the United States. She is teaching in her private Studio in New York.
Since July 2019 Ms. Ulex has been the President of the Associated Music Teachers League (AMTL) in NYC.
She has been featured on Berlin Radio’s “Artist Portraits” RBB series, WWFM, Sirius XM and can be heard on E1 Entertainment (Koch classics), Steinway/Arkive Records Label and Tango Malambo.
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