Young German guitarist Eva Beneke was born in Berlin, where she studied classical guitar at the Berlin University of Arts. Eva completed her studies with Thomas Müller-Pering at the "Franz Liszt Hochschule" in Weimar, where she received the prestigious solo-artist diploma in 2007.
She was awarded first prizes at guitar-competitions in Italy, the Netherlands and Los Angeles.
Career highlights include performances at the “Musikfestspiele Mecklenburg Vorpommern” (Germany, 2005), concerts with the German Symphony Orchestra under Kent Nagano at the Berlin Philharmony and the L.A. Dorothy Chandler Pavilion (2000), an invitation to perform and teach a masterclass at Lima´s conservatory (Perú, 2005) and the publication of her compositions for solo guitar with Clearnote Music (2009).
She performed live on national television with Carrie Underwood at the American Country Music Awards 2010 and was broadcasted live featuring her original works on classcial radio KUSC and KCSN.
Eva has performed at festivals in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, the Netherlands, Lithuania, Perú, Mexico and the USA. She currently lives and works in Los Angeles where she is an adjunct lecturer at the USC Thornton School of Music and is taking private lessons with Scott Tennant and Pepe Romero.
“I can be at home in my music, and then- the whole world is my home.”