Odyssiad® - "A Journey to the Performance of a Lifetime"
Dzmitry Ulasiuk began piano studies professionally at age 16 in Minsk, Belarus. Within one year he made his solo debut with an all-Chopin program, and at 18 he appeared internationally in the Beethoven Festival in Bonn, Germany. Since 1998, he has performed recitals in Ukraine, Russia, Poland, Germany, Lithuania, Estonia, Croatia, China, Japan, the USA and Costa Rica. Dzmitry has performed with orchestras world-wide including the Croatian Radio-Television Symphony, Zagreb Philharmonic, Arthur Rubinstein Symphony, Belarussian Philharmonic, "Classic-Avant-garde" Chamber Orchestra, and the Meadows Symphony in Dallas. His recordings have been broadcast on Belarussian, Croatian and Polish radio and television. He has had considerable success in competitions, notably: First Prize, 2000 National Piano Competition, Belarus; Third Prize, 2005 International Karol Szymanowski Piano Competition, Poland; First Prize 2007 Svetislav Stancic International Piano Competition, and Second Prize, 2011 Chopin International Piano Competition, USA. In 2017, Dzmitry won the 25th Fryderyck Chopin International Piano Competition, sponsored by the Fryderyck Chopin Society of Texas, for which he was awarded a professionally recorded CD in Poland and a recital in Carnegie Hall in 2018. Dzmitry earned a bachelor’s and master’s degree from the Belarus Academy of Music. In 2010, he received the TCU Lili Kraus Scholarship to study with Dr. Tamás Ungár in the Artist Diploma program. In 2016 he received the Performers Diploma from the Meadows School of the Arts at SMU in Dallas, studying with Professor Joaquin Achúcarro. Dzmitry is currently a Doctoral student of Dr. Pamela Mia Paul at UNT in Denton and holds a teaching fellowship. He is the Official Staff Accompanist for IKOF, playing as many as 12 different piano concerti for semifinalists in one day.