Yedidya was awarded a scholarship by Zefunot Culture to assist with studies abroad in 2013.
Yedidya Shaliv received his first musical training in Israel. He was a member of the Youth Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra.
As a recipient of America-Israel Cultural Foundation scholarship he participated in many masterclasses with famous Professors in Europe and Israel and attended many competitions as a soloist and as a chamber player.
Yedidya Shaliv plays on a French instrument made by Mougenot loaned to him by the America-Israel Cultural Foundation.