Pianist Dzmitry Ulasiuk is described by Suncana Basic, of the Glas Slavonije as having “Impeccable technique, virtuosity of a highest level,… every single phrase was thought through – simply fantastic!”
Eteri Andjaparidze describes him as having “unlimited professional abilities such as rich artistic potential, musical and technical freedom, skills of concentration, genuine sense and understanding of style, sound palette and many other facets of an aspiring artist, which place him among extremely promising young musicians.”
Ulasiuk was born in 1982 in Minsk, Belarus and entered the top music school of his country where he studied with K.R. Medvedev. In 1998, Ulasiuk entered the State Gymnasium-College under the Belarusian Academy of Music in Professor L.S. Shelomentseva’s class. In 2001 he entered the Belarusian Academy of Music and graduated with a Bachelor of Music degree in 2006. In 2010, Ulasiuk received the prestigious Lili Kraus Scholarship from Texas Christian University (TCU) and is currently studying with Dr. Tamás Ungár as part of the Artist Diploma program at TCU.
Since 1998, Ulasiuk has been actively performing festivals and concerts in Belarus, Ukraine, Russia, Poland, Germany, Estonia, Japan, Croatia, USA, China, Lithuania and Costa Rica. He has performed with the National Odessa Philharmonic, the Arthur Rubinstein Symphony in Lodz, Poland, the Croatian Radio and TV symphony, the Orchestra of the Opera of the city of Split, the Belarusian Philharmonic Orchestra of the city of Minsk, and the TCU Symphony.
Ulasiuk has had considerable success in competitions including Second Prize in the 1999 National Piano Competition F. Chopin in Memoriam in Grodno, Belarus, First Prize in the 2000 National Piano Competition in Mogilev, Belarus, Fifth Prize in the 2003 Emil Gilels International Piano Competition in Odessa, Ukraine, Third Prize in the 2005 International Karol Szymanowski Piano Competition in Lodz, Poland, First Prize in the 2007 Svetislav Stancic International Piano Competition in Zagreb, Croatia, prize winner in the 2009 Bremen Piano Competition in Germany and Second Prize in the 2011 Chopin International Piano Competition.
Currently Ulasiuk is a student of Joaquín Achúcarro, and is obtaining a Performers Diploma at the Meadows School of the Arts at Southern Methodist University (SMU) in Dallas.