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Maya L. Violin

Maya L.

Location: Manhattan, NYC


  • August 2017 to Present, Doctor of Musical Performance in Violin Performance, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY.
  • October 2013 to July 2016, Master of Music in Violin Performance, Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany.
  • October 2009 to July 2013, Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance, Buchmann Mehta School of Music, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.


  • Maya has vast experience teaching students privately and in group lessons. She believes setting weekly goals and guiding the students in the process of achieving them is the key to students’ progress.


A member of the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra (WEDO) since 2016, Israeli violinist Maya L. has performed around the world as a soloist and ensemble player. She is a prizewinner of the 2016 Karl-Adler Competition (Germany) and 2013 Mehta Chamber Music Competition (Israel), and since 2004, she has received funding in special awards and scholarships from the America-Israel Cultural Foundation. Maya is currently pursuing her doctoral degree in performance with Philip Setzer at Stony Brook University.

With WEDO, Maya has performed under the baton of Daniel Barenboim in venues such as the Royal Albert Hall during the BBC Proms, Lucerne Festival, Salzburg Festival, Paris Philharmonic hall, Pierre Boulez hall, Waldbühne Berlin, Carnegie Hall, John F. Kennedy Center, Chicago Symphony Center, and Walt Disney Concert Hall.

Maya has been an invited soloist with the Israeli Symphony orchestra, The NK chamber orchestra, Jerusalem Symphonic Orchestra and with the Israeli Conservatory Orchestra. She has also served as concertmaster with various orchestras including the Young Israeli Philharmonic.

Maya’s festival experience includes Musica Mundi (Belgium, 2005), IMAYO (USA, 2006), JMC Young-Excellence program (Jerusalem, 2005-2008), Keshet Elion (Israel, 2006-2013), ISA (Vienna, 2011-2012) and IMSS (Hamburg, 2012-2015) and ClasClas (Vilagarcia, Spain, 2018).

She has participated in masterclasses with Shmuel Ashkenazi, Donald Weilerstein, Felix Andrievsky, Mauricio Fuchs, Vadim Gluzman, Ani Schnarch, Miriam Fried, Mimi Zweig and Sergio Schwartz. Her former teachers include Eckart Lorenzen, Haim Taub, Alexandre Brussylovsky (Paris), Hagai Shaham (Buchmann Mehta School of Music, Israel) and Tanja Becker-Bender (Hfmt Hamburg).



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