Jelena Kuljić was born in Serbia in 1976 and moved to Germany in 2003 to study singing at the Jazz Institute Berlin.
Along with her own band, Yelena K & The Love Trio, she has been a featured guest in many music and theater projects throughout Europe.
In 2006 she released a solo CD with her band Y move, and she has been featured on the ECM records release of Marc Sinan and Julia Huelsmann’s Fasil. Jelena has worked extensively as a singer and actress with the prominent director David Marton. Some of their productions have included such important theaters as Vienna’s BurgTheater, The Royal Theater of Copenhagen (Insomnia), Volksbuehne Berlin (Wozzeck), and the Schaubühne Berlin (The Well Tempered Piano).