London, United Kingdom
Israeli violinist Solomon Markman made his concerto debut with the Jerusalem Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra in 2011 at the age of eleven. He has since performed across Israel with numerous orchestras such as Haifa Symphony Orchestra, Tel-Aviv soloists’ ensemble and the Israeli Netanya Kibbutz Orchestra. In Israel Solomon has studied violin with Leonid Barshtak and further with Ludmila Feldman at the Conservatory of the Jerusalem Academy of Music & Dance.
He has won prizes at several national competitions, including the Paul-Ben Haim competition for original Israeli music and the Eran Zoldan competition. Solomon has participated in many educational programs as a soloist and chamber musician including the Global Leadership Education program in Japan, the Musica Mundi Course and Festival in Belgium, Keshet Eilon festival in Israel and the Jerusalem Music Centre. He has received masterclasses from world renowned artists such as Ivry Gitlis, Maxim Vengerov, Ilya Kaler, Alina Ibragimova, Daniel Heifetz and others.
Solomon is currently studying at the Royal College of Music, London for an Undergraduate degree in violin performance with professor Leonid Kerbel, where he is a Charles Ravel Scholar. He has been supported by the America-Israel cultural foundation since 2011.
Solomon is an ABRSM Teaching Diploma holder.