New Haven , CT, United States
Daniel Neyman was born in Israel and began his piano studies at the Karmiel Conservatory with Mrs. Svetlana Pachter. He served in the IDF as a Distinguished Musician, and studied towards his Bachelor’s in Music degree at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance with Prof. Michael Boguslavsky. Currently, Daniel is studying for his Master’s in Music degree at the Yale University School of Music with Prof. Melvin Chen. He performed in Israel, France, Germany, Czech, Hong Kong, Turkey, Spain, Azerbaijan, Hungary, Portugal and U.S.A.
Winner of national and international competitions, including 1st prize at the “Excellence of Piano Performing” International Competition, New York, which enabled him to perform in Carnegie Hall, 1st prize at the “Piano Forever” Competition in Ashdod, 1st prize at the “Voice of Music- Young Artists Competition”, 1st prize at the International Piano Competition in Toulouse, France, 1st prize at the ”Excellence of Piano” International Piano Competition in Puigcerda, Spain, 1st prize at the national competition in Karmiel, 1st prize at the International Piano Competition, celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birth of Franz Liszt in Eilat, 1st prize at the Chamber Music Competition at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance, 2nd prize winner at the Seventh Tel-Aviv Chopin Competition. Daniel has been awarded scholarships from the America-Israel cultural foundation since 2010.
Daniel took part in various musical projects, such as the Piano Master project of the Edward Aldwell Center in Jerusalem, the Mishkenot Shaananim Music Center project in Jerusalem, the International Piano Course of Excellence in Barcelona, Spain, Tel-Hai International Piano Master Classes in Sde Boker, Israel (yearly, from 2013), and in several Festivals: International Piano Festival in Toulouse, France, the International Chamber Music Festival in Eilat, the Brahms Festival in Misgav. Daniel is currently playing with the leading symphony orchestras in Israel, also he played with the Yale Philharmonia Orchestra.
Daniel participated in Master Classes given by: Maestro Murray Perahia, Maestro Richard Goode, Prof. Dmitri Bashkirov, Prof. Oxana Yablonskya, Prof. Tatiana Zelikman, Prof. Jeremy Menuhin, Prof. Robert Levin, Maestro Yefim Bronfman, Prof. Andrzej Jasinski, Prof. Victor Derevianko, Prof. Boris Berman and Prof. Alexander Mondoyants.