Ido Zeev

    Grant Recipient
    • Music

    Givatayim, IL, United States

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    Ido Zeev, born in Israel, December 1998 is currently in his first year of studies at The Buchmann-Mehta School of Music at the  Tel Aviv University where he studies with Prof. Arie Vardi and Mrs. Evgenia (Ganit) Polin. He is a graduate of the Thelma Yellin High School of the Arts majoring in music and is a graduate of The Givatayim Conservatory –  Mrs. Evgenia (Ganit) Polin’s class.


    Included among Ido’s awards are:

    Second Prize – Pnina Salzman Competition, Kfar Saba 2017, Special Diploma – Tchaikovsky International Competition for Young Musicians, Russia (2015), First prize – Nadia Sternberg Competition (2015), First prize –  “Golden Keys” Competition (2013 & 2014), Second prize – “Piano Forever” competition, Ashdod (2016), Third prize – Chopin Competition, Tel Aviv (2013), Second prize – Nadia Sternberg Competition (2013).


    As a concert pianist, Ido appeared with the Thelma Yellin High School Orchestra in a concert tour of Israel and France (2016). He performed in recitals in Switzerland – “Casineum” (2016), “Marianischer Saal”, Lucerne (2014) and Festival “GIOVANINARTE” Riva San Vitale/Lugano (2015).


    He  participated in Master Classes with Murray Perahia, Alexander Mndoyants, Tatiana Zelikman , Dmitri Bashkirov, Aviram Reichert, Michael, Boris Berman, Tatiana Rubin, Ilana Vered and Jerome Loewenthal as part of the Aldwell Program for exceptional young pianists at the Conservatory, Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance.


    Among the scholarships Ido has received are:  The Morningside Music Bridge Scholarship (2017), Zefunot Culture Scholarship (2017), The American Israel Cultural Foundation Scholarship years 2012-2018, The Hava Stern excellence-scholarship (2012, 2014), The  Buchman-Heiman Foundation (2013).  


    Ido has appeared on live broadcasts on Israel radio from the Eden Tamir Center as part of the “Aldwell Project” for young pianists.
    March 2017