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Assil Mahamid, violin | Zefunot Culture

Assil Mahamid received a scholarship from Zefunot Culture in 2013.


Assil is a respected player with a prolific touring history who has appeared as soloist around the world. Assil began to play the violin at the prodigious age of five, after hearing a performance on Television of Brahms Violin Concerto by the late Itzhak Perlman, he was educated by Yevgene Apter at the Rubin Conservatory in Haifa.

He took master class with the International violinist Vadim Gluzman, Miriam Freed, Hagai Shaham, Itzhak Rashkovsky, Irena Svetlova and Rudolf Koelman, and last year he had a masterclass with the legendary Ivry Gitlis.

Assil Mahamid won The America-Israel Cultural Foundation competition in 2007/2008 and in 2011/2012. he received full scholarship by Musica Mundi in 2007 to join the festival in Waterloo- Belgium, which there he had performed in Chamber Music and as soloist, Assil had tour with the Rubin Conservatory of Haifa in Germany in 2007, Assil performed in Galleries, Berlin 2008. Assil Mahamid was invited to join the EMF festival 2009 in North Carolina, U.S. He performed there as soloist and he leaded Shostakovich Piano Quartet and with Symphonic Orchestra.

Assil Mahamid appeared in many important venues like the Cultural Center of Tel Aviv, Felicia Blumenthal Center in Tel Aviv, Opera House in Tel Aviv, Cultural Center in Jerusalem, Haifa Auditorium, Rappaport Center in Haifa, Brandeis University (Brandeis University) Boston, Carnegie Hall New York.

Assil's talent has been noted in many corners of the world. He played in huge number of concerts around the world specially Europe and U.S. as soloist with orchestras and as part of an Ensemble.

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