Uwe Berkemer, educated as a concert pianist at the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Frankfurt, is probably one of the most multifaceted musicians of his generation. Parallel vocal studies as well as intensive composition and conducting studies soon put him in the exceptional position of being capable of performing as a pianist, vocalist, conductor and composer.
Concerts, CD productions, radio, and television recordings lead him to the most significant cultural metropolis in Germany, England, Georgia, Ireland, Italy, Belgium, France, Poland, Spain, ,USA, Canada, Armenia etc.
Since 2005 he is Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of the Caucasian Chamber Orchestra.
In 2007 Uwe Berkemer was awarded the Certificate of Honour from the Minister of Culture of Armenia for his outstanding cultural engagement in the Caucasus region.
In 2008 he was nominated as the first “Ambassador of Utopia” by the Monte-Verita-Foundation Ascona in cooperation with the government of Venice.
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