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Name: Igor Yuzefovich
Skills: Player, Soloist (violinist)
Phone: +1 410 685 3733
Address: 606 St. Paul St. Campus Box 466, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, United States
Links: Website     E-mail
Igor Yuzefovich was born in 1979 in Moscow, Russia. Coming from a musical family, Mr. Yuzefovich started his violin studies at the age of five, and soon enrolled at the Moscow State Gnessin Music School for Gifted and Talented, where he studied with Irina Svetlova. In 1990, Mr. Yuzefovich was a part of a small group that took part in an exchange program between the Gnessin Music School and the Rubin Music Academy in Tel Aviv, Israel. In Israel, he performed on the National Television.

In 1991, Mr. Yuzefovich's family moved to the United States, where during his middle school years Igor studied with Jody Gatwood at the Catholic University of Music, in Washington, D.C. After a short time, Mr. Yuzefovich was accepted to the Peabody Preparatory program in Baltimore, Maryland, where he continued his violin studies with Leri Slutsky.

Since coming to the United States, Mr. Yuzefovich has performed numerous concerts at such venues as Carnegie Hall, and the Cairo Opera House in Egypt, a number of solo performances in countries around the globe such as South Africa, Jordan, where he performed the Beethoven Violin Concerto at King Hussein's birthday celebration, Israel, England, Ireland, Scotland, Canada, and throughout the United States. Mr. Yuzefovich has won numerous competitions such as the Arlington Symphony Competition, the Omega Psi Phi International Talent Hunt, the Fairfax Symphony Competition, the Wolf Trap Foundation Scholarship Competition, and, most recently, the Marbury Violin Competition at the Peabody Conservatory.

Mr. Yuzefovich is continuing as a Graduate student at the Peabody Conservatory, with Professor Victor Danchenko.



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