Competition Awards:

  • Prizewinner, The 12th Arthur Rubinstein Piano Master Competition, Israel, 2008
  • Prizewinner, Vianna da Motta International Piano Competition, Portugal, 2007
  • Prizewinner, Spanish Composers International Piano Competition, Spain, 2006
  • Prizewinner, Casagrande International Piano Competition, Italy, 2006
  • 1st Prize Winner, “Premio Jaen” International Piano Competition, Spain, 2006
  • 2nd Prize Winner, “Cidade de Ferrol” International Piano Competition,  Spain, 2005
  • Prizewinner, Panama International Piano Competition, Panama, 2004
  • 2nd Prize Winner, “Cidade de Porto” International Piano Competition,  Portugal, 2004
  • Prizewinner, Piano-e-competition, USA, 2004
  • 1st prize Winner, Maria Canals International Piano Competition, Spain, 2003
  • Prizewinner, Ariana Katz Piano Competition, Israel, 2002
  • Winner, Tel-Aviv University Academy of Music Concerto Competition, 2001
  • 1st Prize Winner, Ben-Haim Israeli Competition, Israel, 2001

Selected Venues:

  •     Minnesota Symphony Hall, USA
  •     The Great Hall of the Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisbon, Portugal
  •     The Purcell  Room at the London Royal Festival Hall, London, UK
  •     Hong Kong City Hall, Hong kong, China
  •     The Palau de la Música Catalana,  Barcelona, Spain
  •     Merkin Hall at Lincoln Center, New York, USA
  •     Mann Auditorium, Tel Aviv, Israel
  •     Yamaha Piano Salon,  New York, USA
  •     National Philharmonic Hall of Ukraine,  Kiev, Ukraine
  •     Palau de la Musica, Valencia, Spain
  •     Joaquin Rodrigo Auditorium, Madrid, Spain
  •     Joseph Carrero Auditorium, Villa Seca, Spain
  •     Alfredo Craus Auditorium, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
  •     Guanghualu Arts Center, Beijing, China

Performances with Orchestras:

  •     Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Israel  (2008)
  •     The Gulbenkian Orchestra, Portugal (2007)
  •     Warsaw Symphony Orchestra (2007)
  •     Cordoba Symphony Orchestra, Spain (2006)
  •     The North Orchestra of Portugal (2005)
  •     The Northwest Orchestra of Chicago, USA (2005)
  •     The Porto Symphony, Portugal (2004)
  •     Minnesota Symphony Orchestra, USA (2004)
  •     The Gran Canaria Philharmonic, Spain  (2003)
  •     The Tenerife Symphony Orchestra, Spain  (2003)
  •     Tel-Aviv Music Academy Orchestra, Israel (2002)
  •     Kharkov Youth Orchestra, Ukraine (2000)

Radio & Television Broadcasts:

  •     Mezzo Classic TV Channel , France
  •     Kol Israel Radio Station, Israel
  •     WFMT Radio Station, Chicago, USA
  •     Minnesota Public Radio, Minneapolis, USA
  •     The RDP Radio, Portugal
  •     Tenerife Radio Norte, Spain
  •     Radio Jaen, Spain


  • Manhattan School of Music (2006-2010)
  • Doctor of Musical Arts, 2010
  • Teacher: Solomon Mikowsky
  • Manhattan School of Music  (2005-2006)
  • Professional Studies Diploma
  • Teacher: Solomon Mikowsky
  • Chicago College of Performing Arts (2002-2005)
  • Master of Music, 2005
  • Teacher: Solomon Mikowsky
  • Tel-Aviv University Academy of Music, Israel (2000-2002)
  • Graduate Studies
  • Teacher: Alexander Volkov
  • Kharkov Institute of Arts, Ukraine (1995-2000)
  • Teachers: Victor Makarov, Natalia Melnikova, Vladimir Zolotukhin

Special Collaborations:

  • London Chamber Orchestra (2005)
  • Rehearsal pianist
  • Chicago Symphony Orchestra (2003)
  • Rehearsal Accompanist for Daniel Barenboim and Nikolai Znaider

Scholarship Awards:

  •     Full Scholarship, Manhattan School of Music (2005-present)
  •     Merit Scholarship, Winnetka Music Club Foundation (2004)
  •     Full Scholarship, Chicago College of Performing Arts (2002-2005)
  •     Merit Scholarship, American-Israeli Cultural Foundation (2001)

Special Invitiations:

  •     The President’s  Conference –  Israel 2008

Performance at the Concert: Sixty Years of Friendship, the US and the Israel for the President of the United States Mr. George W. Bush and the President of Israel Mr. Shimon Peres


  • “The Piano Music of Joseph Dorfman” CD, Israel (2002)
  • Second Piano Sonata
  • “Jewish Violin” CD, New York (2011)
  • With Yuval Waldman, Violin: MBI Recordings Label

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