Daniel Zinn is a classical violinist who was born in Jerusalem. Currently studying for his Master’s in New York, he holds a B.A in music from the Jerusalem Academy of Music. Zinn has studied with Sofia Pikovsky, Ludmila Feldman, Yevgenia Pikovsky, Haim Taub, and Roi Shiloach. He is expected to graduate in 2018 with a Master’s in Music from Mannes School of Music in New York, with Maestro Aaron Rosand.
Zinn has taken part in masterclasses with Pierre Amoyal, Donald Wallerstien, Miriam Fried, Vadim Guzman, Joseph Fuchs, amongst others. He has also played in festivals like the Young Euro Classics (Berlin, Germany), Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (Rostock, Germany), Ravello Festival (Ravello, Italy), Israel Festival (Tel Aviv, Israel), and the Charlie Parker Festival (New York, USA). He has performed in venues like Carnegie Hall, Berlin Konzerthaus, Bayreuth Stadt Halle, Ravello Auditorium, Mann Auditorium.
Zinn has been a recipient of the America Israel Cultural Foundation grants since 2007 and participated in the Young Israeli Philharmonic and the Outstanding Strings Program of the Jerusalem Music Center. He has also received scholarships from the Varone scholarship, and the Nazarian full scholarship for outstanding chamber music groups.
Zinn enjoys studying scores, Cuban music and chess in his free time.