EVELIN RAMóN

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Born in Cuba, Evelin Ramón completed a Master in Composition at the Université de Montréal, under the direction of composer Ana Sokolovic. She continues her doctorate studies in composition at the Université de Montréal under the direction of Pierre Michaud. She studied piano, choir direction and singing at the Music Conservatory in Santiago de Cuba, as well as composition at the University of the Arts of La Havana with Cuban composers Juan Piñera and Louis Aguirre.

Evelin Ramón has won first prizes in composition at the Music Festival of the Universidad de las Artes de La Habana, she also won the Serge Garant Composition Competition in 2011. In 2014, she was one of the four composers that formed part of the Génération Competition 2014 organized by the Ensemble contemporain de Montréal (ECM+) under the direction of Véronique Lacroix.

Evelin Ramón is one of the hosts of the radio program Pulsar, dedicated entirely to contemporary music on CISM 89.3 in Montréal. Her music has been played in Canada, Spain, Germany, Venezuela, France, Mexico, Denmark, Greenland, Chile, United-States and Cuba.

Evelin Ramón has received scholarships from the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (CALQ) and many excellence grants from the Université de Montréal, the Fonds de Recherche du Québec - Société et Culture (FRQSC).

At the moment her work is mainly focused on projects of interpretation and composition touching theater, contemporary, electronic and popular music such as New Jazz, Afro- Cuban music. She also works in the Weird Poetry project, which she conducts with singer, composer and pianist Neisy Wilson.

Evelin’s website