Evelyn Ulex, pianist, born in Berlin, Germany. At the age of ten she won the national "Festival of Young Talent" competition in Dresden, and later received top medals in the J.S. Bach competition in Leipzig, Germany. She was placed in the prestigious Special School for Music in Berlin, continued her studies at the Hanns Eisler University, graduated from the UdK and further studied with Boris Bloch at the Folkwang Hochschule where she got her artist diploma.
Ms. Ulex was a finalist in the Frienna Awerbuch International Piano Competition in New York City, laying the cornerstone of her careers in both the United States and Europe.
She has performed as a soloist, with orchestras, and intensively in chamber music concerts throughout Europe and the Americas, including such venues as the Philharmonie & Konzerthaus (Berlin), Philharmonie Gdansk, Southampton International Pianofest, Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Symphony Space, 92nd Street Y, Donell Library Center NYC, Rutgers University New Jersey the German Consulate General in New York, Miami and Vancouver. In her native Germany, she has appeared on Culture Radio Berlin and on the series "Artist Portraits" on Radio 3.
Ms Ulex collaborates directly with contemporary composers, providing input and performing their works (Recording for Koch Records music by John David Earnest 2007). Along with her solo performances, Ms. Ulex participates in innovative chamber music events, including those with renown German film and stage actor Hartmut Becker for their program " Classical Brecht " and with soprano Katia Guedes on "200 Years of Brazilian classical Songs".
Of special notice is her work with the Transatlantic Ensemble, the Imani Winds and "Sight & Sound", a brilliant collaboration with artist Ade Frey.