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Yuval Waldman, conductor, musician. Recipient Special award Munich (Germany) International Violin Competition, 1969, First prize Carnegie Hall Jeunesses Musicales Competition, 1969; American Israel Cultural Foundation fellow, 1962-1967. With Israeli Army, 1973. Member National Advisory Council for Jewish Music.


Waldman, Yuval was born on December 21, 1946 in Lvov, Ukraine, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics. Came to the United States, 1965. Son of Lazar and Chaya (Spivack) Waldman.


Diploma, Rubin Academy Music, Tel Aviv, Israel, 1962. Premer Prix de Virtuousite, Conservatory Geneva, Switzerland, 1964. Postgraduate, Indiana University, 1967.

Postgraduate, Juilliard Sch, 1970.


Director, special projects Hebrew Arts School, New York City, 1973-1976. Concert master Kansas City (Missouri) Philharmonic, 1976-1980. Artistic director Madeira (Portugal) Bach Festival, 1980-1985.

Music director, conductor Mid-Atlantic Chamber Orchestra, Washington, since 1986. Music director, conductor Bridgeport (Connecticut) Chamber Orchestra, 1981-1989. Concertmaster Amor Artis Orchestra, New York City, since 1982.

Co-artistic director Round Hill Players Fairfield (Connecticut) University, since 1985. Artistic dir, soloist Emelin Theatre, Mamaroneck, New York, since 1987. Artistic director, Youth Concerts Brooklyn Philharmonic, since 1986.

Associate professor music State University of New York, Purchase, New York, since 1980. Guest conductor Brooklyn Philharmonic, Bel Canto Opera, New York, Hartford (Connecticut) Chamber Orchestra, Kansas City Philharmonic, Gulbenkein Choir, Lisbon, Portugal.


  • Other Work

    • Violin soloist with Concertgebouw Orchestra, Amsterdam, Detroit Symphony, Kansas City Philharmonic. Conductor: Madeira Bach Festival, Ives Festival, Danbury, Connecticut, Algarve (Portugal) Festival, Israel Festival, Tel Aviv. Soloist: Mostly Mozart, New York, California Music Center, Belmont, Salerno (Italy) Festival, Casals Festival, Puerto Rico, Marlboro (Vermont) Festival.


With Israeli Army, 1973. Member National Advisory Council for Jewish Music.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, chess.


Married Cathy Joan Walder, June 23, 1970. 1 child, Ariel.

Lazar Waldman

Chaya (Spivack) Waldman

Cathy Joan Walder

Ariel Waldman