Tomer Gewirtzman


Piano

Tomer Gewirtzman has performed in recitals in London in Steinway Hall and in Paris in the Salle Cortot of the École Normale. Mr. Gewirtzman played with Nikolai Petrov's Kremlin Festival in cities throughout Russia and has appeared as soloist with orchestras throughout Israel including the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Israel Symphony Orchestra, Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, the Israeli Chamber Orchestra, the New Haifa Symphony Orchestra, and the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music Symphony Orchestra.

Last season, Tomer Gewirtzman made his New York recital debut on the Young Concert Artist Series and in Washington D.C. on the YCA and Washington Performing Arts Series. Highlights for the current season include debut recitals at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Paradise Valley United Methodist Church, and in Chicago on the Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts.

At the 2015 Young Concert Artists International Auditions, he was awarded First Prize as well as five performance prizes. Other accolades include First Prize at the 2014 Wideman International Piano Competition in Louisiana, the Piano Prize and Audience Prize at the 2013 America – Israel Cultural Foundation's Aviv Competition, Third Prize at the inaugural Midwest Piano Competition in Iowa in 2014, First Prize at the 2010 Piano Forever competition in Ashdod, which gave him, in addition to the financial award, a full scholarship to attend master classes in the U.S. and an opportunity to perform as soloist with the Ashdod Symphony Orchestra. After winning Second Prize at the International Russian Music Piano Competition in San Jose, he captured First Prize at the Aspen Music Festival Concerto Competition. He has received Top Prizes in other international competitions such as the International Keyboard Institute Festival Piano Competition in New York, Arte Con Anima Piano Competition in Greece, and the International Baltic Piano Competition in Poland.

Tomer Gewirtzman started his musical education at the age of 8, with Ms. Raaya Shpol at the Rubin Conservatory in Haifa, and continued his piano studies with Prof. Vadim Monastirski from the Rubin Academy in Jerusalem. He completed his bachelor’s degree at the Buchmann-Mehta school of music in Tel-Aviv, in the studio of Arie Vardi. He earned his Master’s degree at the Juilliard School, working with Sergei Babayan, where he received the prestigious Kovner Fellowship award. He continues his studies at Juilliard in the Artist Diploma program.
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