Idan Shturman

    Grant Recipient
    • Music

    Naharya, Israel


    Idan Shturman is a young Israeli pianists. Born in 1998, he started playing piano at the age of 7.
    Among his teachers are Michal Tal, Adela Umansky, Hana Shalgi and Arie Vardi. Idan graduated from the Thelma Yellin school for the arts in 2016 and recently finished his bachelor’s degree at the Buchmann Mehta School of Music with Professor Arie Vardi. Idan participated in masterclasses with great artists as Maria Joao Pires, Murray Perahia, Aquiles Delle Vigne, Sonia Rubinsky, Claudio Martinez Mehner and Emanuel Krasovsky.

    Idan played concerts in Israel and abroad and participated in live broadcasted concert of the Israel Radio. In Salzburg, Idan played at the Bösendorfer Saal and the Wiener Saal. He also played several times with orchestras as a soloist, along with the Thelma Yellin orchestra, under Maestro Guy Feder and also in Italy under Maestro Uri Segal.

    Idan received AICF scholarships since 2012, as well as winning third prize in the Ashdod national piano competition, fourth place at the Young Artist Piano Competition and the Maria Giubiei prize in Italy, along with a full scholarship for the Mozarteum Summer Academy.