Philip Solomonick, piano, won numerous awards, including a ‘Grand Prix’ at the Art towards the 21st Century Competition (Ukraine), 1st prize at the Chopin competition (Tel-Aviv), and 1st prize at The Pnina Zaltzman Competition. His first two degrees are from the Music Academy (Jerusalem), under professor Irina Berkovich, where he received the Dean’s Award after winning the Haim Kalmi Competition and the Academy’s Concerto Competition. In 2016, Solomonick made his debut at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie, and in 2017 became a semi-finalist at the NYCA Worldwide Debut Audition. He earned his DMA at the University of Michigan under professor Arthur Greene, during which he became a finalist at the American International Piano Competition in Washington DC. Some of the highlights of his career thus far include numerous solo recitals in remembrance of Yuri Lyubimov, and the various times he played as a soloist with orchestras in Israel, France, Russia and the USA.