Prof. Vadim Monastyrsky

Prof. Vadim Monastyrsky

Prof. Vadim Monastyrsky

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Vadim Monastyrsky received his musical education from the Moscow Gnesin Institute under the guidance of Theodor Gutman. He is a Bronze medallist of Liszt - Bartok International Piano Competition in Budapest, Hungary in 1976, and a winner of a Gold medal at the Haendel International Festival in Halle, Germany in 1979. The extraordinary acclaim for Vadim Monastyrsky’s recording of Liszt’s transcriptions won him the “Grand Prix du Disque” in 1980 at the International Competition of Recordings in Hungary.

A former professor at the St. Petersburg Conservatory (Russia), Vadim Monastyrsky is an Honoured Artist of Russian Federation. He served as a member of many juries of national and international competitions.

Since 1991, Vadim Monastyrsky has been a professor at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance in Israel, and his students are consistently winners of many international competitions. He is performing widely and conducting master classes throughout Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, and North America. He performed under the baton of such renowned conductors as Jan Ferencik, Veronika Dudarova, Sergei Provatorov, Dmitri Serov, Dudu Shalon, Jose Serebrier, and Isaac Karabtchevsky.

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