About Mark Karlinsky

Mark Karlinsky was born in Russia in 2000 and immigrated to Israel with his parents in 2002.

Mark started violin studies in 2006 in the Musicians of Tomorrow music school founded by Maxim Vengerov. Since September 2009 he continued his violin studies with prof. Irina Etigon (who was a student of a famous violinist David Oistrakh). In 2011 Mark and his sister, pianist Liza Karlinsky entered the Jerusalem Academy of Music High School.

Mark participated in numerous concerts both in Israel and abroad. He won the Grand prix in solo instruments in the XIII Canetti International Violin Competition (young talents competition) in Bulgaria. He performed as a soloist with leading Israeli orchestras ( Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Israel Camerata Jerusalem, Ashdod Symphony Orchestra and others). His overseas performances include such places as New-York (Lincoln center and UN Headquarters building), London and Geneva.

Mark has received scholarships from America-Israel Cultural Foundation, Buchman-Heyman Foundation and others.

Mark Karlinsky

Violin, Classical

Jerusalem, Israel
Grant Recipient