Michael Davidman

Hometown and Current Residence: New York City

Michael started piano lessons with Efrem Briskin at the Manhattan School of Music precollege and completed his BM degree under the guidance of Robert McDonald, also with mentor and teacher Ford Mylius Lallerstedt at the Curtis Institute of Music, his MM degree at the Juilliard School with renowned pianists Jerome Lowenthal and Stephen Hough. Presently, Michael is finishing an Artist Diploma studying with renowned pianist Stanislav Ioudenich at the International Center for Music (ICM), Kansas City, MO.

A dedicated and disciplined young musician, Michael has gone on to win numerous piano competitions, including the 2022 Long-Thibaud International Piano Competition, third place and Orchestra prize, 2021 American Pianists Awards finalist, winner 2019 Juilliard Gina Bachauer Competition, to mention a few. Davidman also received a four-year scholarship from the Chopin Foundation of the United States.

As soloist, he has performed with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Orchestre Symponique de la Garde Republicaine, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Freixenet Encuentro Symphony Orchestra, Symphonicity, Monterey Symphony and Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra to mention a few.

An opera enthusiast from a very young age, Michael delights in uploading historical and rare opera recordings to his YouTube channel called PucciniMD and in accompanying opera singers on special occasions on "opera night" at a New York City restaurant.





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