A broadly acclaimed engineer and producer, Ulrike Schwarz is a trailblazing audio innovator with more than two decades of experience across the film, television, radio, and recording industries. In 2015, Schwarz moved to New York full time to team up with her now-husband and production partner Jim Anderson, with whom she’s created a groundbreaking body of work in the field of immersive audio. Schwarz has garnered multiple Grammy nominations for her work with artists as diverse as American jazz stalwart Patricia Barber, contemporary Norwegian composer Gisle Kverndokk, and soprano saxophonist Jane Ira Bloom. In 2022, Schwarz was named Vice President of the Verband Deutscher Tonmeister (The Association of German Sound Professionals) and received a prestigious grant from the Women’s Fund of the New York Foundation of the Arts for her work on Jane Ira Bloom’s Grammy nominated album (2023) Picturing The Invisible – Focus 1. Ulrike received her Tonmeister degree from University of The Arts Berlin, and her MBA from Technical University Munich. Employed by Bayerischer Rundfunk as a senior sound engineer, from 2001-2015, she is now co-owner of the production company Anderson Audio New York. Recent recordings include the Stavanger Symphony Orchestra, Gonzalo Rubalcaba in Havana, Jane Ira Bloom, Patricia Barber and the orchestral soundtrack of the Oscar winning movie “Judas and the Black Messiah.” Active in the AES since 1999, as Governor, Ulrike was made a Fellow in 2015.