A member of the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra (WEDO) since 2016, Israeli-German violinist Maya Lorenzen has performed around the world as a soloist and ensemble player. She is a prizewinner of the 2016 Karl-Adler Competition (Germany) and 2013 Mehta Chamber Music Competition (Israel), and since 2004, she has received funding in special awards and scholarships from the America-Israel Cultural Foundation.
Maya has participated in masterclasses, festivals, and performances with world renowned artists such as Daniel Barenboim, Shmuel Ashkenazi, Donald Weilerstein, Felix Andrievsky, at venues such as Carnegie Hall, Chicago Symphony Center and Walt Disney Concert Hall, to name a few.
After received an undergraduate degree in music performance at the Tel Aviv University (Israel), Maya continued her studies at the HfMT Hamburg (Germany), where she acquired a Master’s in violin performance. Currently pursuing a doctoral degree at Stony Brook University, Maya studied with many skillful musicians and has been guided by members of the Emerson quartet, Collin Carr and David Finckel.
Maya is a passionate teacher with over 7 years of experience teaching students from different backgrounds, levels and age. Her diverse studying experience has given her great opportunities and insight which helped her develop an approach of personalized teaching style and a wide variety of methods to ensure each student’s optimal learning experience.