String Quartet Teaching Fellow, Interlochen Arts Camp
B.M., violin performance, Columbus State University; Artist Diploma, violin performance, Columbus State University; M.M., violin performance, University of Denver
Yaniv Gutman, a native of Israel, has been playing the violin since the age of five. He has won various concerto competitions and performed as a soloist with the Idyllwild Symphony Orchestra, the Columbus State University Philharmonic Orchestra, the Atlanta Community Symphony Orchestra, and the LaGrange Symphony Orchestra. Yaniv also performed as a soloist in Israel with the Ashdod Symphony Orchestra. In the summertime, Yaniv participated in solo and chamber international summer music festivals such as Bowdoin, Luzerne (NY, US), Keshet Eilon (Israel), and Montecito. Yaniv holds a B.M. in performance and an Artists’ Diploma from Columbus State University, where he studied with Sergiu Schwartz. He holds a M.M. in violin performance from the University of Denver, where he studied with Linda Wang. Yaniv is currently pursuing his D.M.A. in violin performance at West Virginia University, where he studies with and is a graduate teaching assistant to Dr. Mikylah Myers.