Award-winning, internationally known violinist Yonatan Grinberg brings dynamic performances to diverse audiences across the Western Hemisphere, from his native Israel to the United States. He has performed in many of the major concert halls of Europe including Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw, Tel Aviv’s Israeli Opera Hall, and Zagreb’s Philharmonic Hall including solo and concertmaster engagements with the Perlman Music Program Orchestra, The Jerusalem Academy Chamber and Symphony orchestras, and the Jewish-Arab Youth Orchestra. His festival appearances include the Israel Festival, the Keshet Eilon Festival and the Zeist Music Days in the Netherlands. Mr. Grinberg’s performances have been aired on both Israeli Radio and Television and Slovenian Radio. His collaborations include engagements with Itzhak Perlman, Ivry Gitlis, Shmuel Ashkenasi, Vadim Gluzman, Alexander Pavlovsky of the Jerusalem Quartet, David Schrader and composers Jonathan Leshnoff, Aviya Kopelman and Wissam Gibran. Mr. Grinberg is the musical director and resident violinist of the Chamber Encounters concert series in the Greater Baltimore area, which redefines the chamber concert experience with dynamic performances in round theater setting.
Yonatan Grinberg is also a teacher, maintaining an active studio of private clients and teaching in the El-Sistema and other community engagement programs sponsored by the People’s Music School in Chicago, and in Baltimore where he started a new string program for the Baltimore Talent Education Center (BTEC). He also teaches as an assistant in the conservatory studio of the renowned Peabody Trio violinist, Violaine Melancon. His academic accomplishments include an MM from the Chicago College of Performing Arts where he studied with Vadim Gluzman, a BM from the Jerusalem Academy where he worked with Matvei Lieberman, and he is currently completing his DMA with Ms. Melancon at the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.
Among his awards, Mr. Grinberg has been recognized by the America-Israel Cultural Foundation, the Lurie Foundation and The Johns Hopkins University.