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Watch a masterclass with Sergey Ostrovsky (Violin) and two students of the 2020 Mastercourse.
The Masterclass was streamed via Zoom. It’s available on YouTube and Facebook.

Sergey Ostrovsky (Israel)

Violin

First violinist and founder of the Aviv Quartet, professor at the Geneva Haute Ecole de Musique, concertmaster of major orchestras, including Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, and London Philharmonic, soloist and music director of the Orchestre “Soloists of Neuchatel,” Sergey has performed with major orchestras in Israel and around the world, including Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Orchestre de la Communidad Valenciana, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Russian Philharmonic, Jerusalem Symphony, Cape Town Philharmonic, Johannesburg Philharmonic, and “Amadeus” Chamber Orchestra (Poland), under conductors Zubin Mehta, Dmitry Jurowski and Maxim Vengerov. Sergey is a Grand Prix winner of the Melbourn International Chamber Music Competition, Bordeaux String Quartet Competition, Schubert Prizewinner for String Quartet, and Prague Spring Competition, among others. He plays a 1716 Granccino violin acquired with the assistance of Mr. J. Mayer and the “Tzfonot Tarbut” nonprofit organization for arts and artists in Israel. A graduate of Keshet Eilon, Sergey has been a faculty member since 2015.

Joel Munday (UK)

Violin

British violinist Joel Munday is swiftly building a reputation both in the UK and internationally as an emerging young concert artist of outstanding potential. He is currently in his second year of undergraduate study as a scholar at the Royal College of Music, London, under the tuition of Professor Ani Schnarch. He has recently performed recitals in North America, Asia, and across Europe. In 2017, he made his concerto debut playing Korngold’s Violin Concerto with the Royal College of Music Junior Department Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Jacques Cohen, and became a Festival Artist for the Two Moors Festival. Since then he has appeared as soloist with numerous UK-based orchestras and regularly concertizes with pianist William Fielding. Joel plays a violin made in 1832 by Bernhard Simon Fendt Jr. on private loan.

Demirhan Gökbudak (Turkey)

Violin

Demirhan Gökbudak was born in 1998 in Konya, Turkey, began studying the violin at age of 8.
In 2008, he was enrolled in Bilkent University Music Preparatory School and he graduated from Adilhoca Aziz violin class in 2016. In the same year, he was enrolled in Salzburg Mozarteum University. He obtained the opportunity to study in Lukas Hagen’s class due to his well-qualified and talented performances.
In 2013, he won the “Second Prize” and “The best Turkish Music piece Interpretation” in the 5th Gülden Turali Violin Competition, in Turkey.
In 2018, he won the “First prize” in the “Grand Prize Virtuoso Competition” and the same year “International Classic Pure Vienna Music Competition” he received a “Special Prize”, in Vienna.
In 2019, he has been awarded the first prize in “The Shining Stars” series of Is Sanat, in Istanbul.