About Idan Shturman

Idan Shturman (b. 1998) is a young Israeli pianist. He started playing piano at the age of 4.

Among Idan's teachers are Hana Shalgi, Aquiles Delle Vigne,Daniel Hoexter,Benjamin Oren and Arie Vardi. He played his first recital at 12 years old and later, at 14 years old, he played with the Ashdod Orchestra.

Idan graduated from the Thelma Yellin School For The Arts in 2016 and finished his bachelor’s degree at the Buchmann Mehta School of Music with Professor Arie Vardi. Today, Idan is studying in the Hochschule für Musik und Tantz Köln
and privately with Elizabethe Leonskaja.
Among his mentors are the great pianists
Michel Beroff and Elizabethe Leonskaja.

Idan participated in masterclasses with great artists such as Maria Joao Pires,Murray Perahia,Michel Beroff.

Idan played concerts in Israel and abroad and participated in a live broadcast 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, Ronen foundation, as well as winning third prize in the Ashdod national piano competition, fourth place and fifth prize twice at the Young Artist Piano Competition Jerusalem and the Maria Giubiei special prize in Italy. Along with a full scholarship for the Mozarteum Summer Academy.

In 2021 Idan won the special prize of the Tel Hai international piano masterclasses for excellence in participation, in memory of Marina Bondarenko and Ronen foundation scholarship. Idan won recently the gold medal of the international Grand Maestro online music competition.
Idan won the 3rd prize of the Kalmi competition in the Jerusalem academy of music and dance.
Idan speaks fluent Hebrew,English,Russian and conversational French and German.

Idan Shturman


Nahariya, Israel
Grant Recipient

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