Itzhak Rashkovsky

Itzhak Rashkovsky

Internationally renowned Russian-Israeli violinist and pedagogue, Itzhak Rashkovsky was awarded a master’s degree by the Samuel Rubin Israeli Academy of Music, Tel Aviv, where he studied with Professor Yair Kless, and has come to be one of the leading and most sought-after teachers in England. His students, who come from all over the world to study with him, have been winners of many national and international competitions.

As well as performing as a soloist and chamber music player all over the world, he has given masterclasses in Europe, Israel, China, Japan, Canada, and the United States, and been a juror at numerous international competitions, notably Vice chairman of the jury of the 12th Henryk Wieniawski, Poland and Sion Valais, Switzerland, Yampolsky International Violin Competitions.

Itzhak is one of the founders and Music Director of the Keshet Eilon Violin Mastercourse, Israel, an international summer programme for exceptionally talented young violinists, as well as founder and Artistic Director of the London Music Masters.

Itzhak plays the 1831 JF Pressenda violin through the generous loan from the Elderberry Foundation.