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Efrem Briskin

  • Degrees and StudiesB.M., M.M., Diploma with Honors, Leningrad Conservatory of Music
  • Music Conservatory of WestchesterFaculty since 1990

Born in: Gomel, Belarus

Performances and Distinctions: Performances as soloist and as a member of the Emelin Trio in the U.S., Canada, Italy, Germany, France, Belgium, Venezuela and South Africa. He has also made many appearances with orchestras, chamber ensembles and as a soloist throughout Russia, as well as television and radio broadcasts throughout Eastern Europe and Russia. Mr. Briskin is a founder and artistic director of the Summit Music festival in Purchase, New York, and serves on the faculty of the Burgos International Music Festival in Burgos, Spain. He has taught at the Petrozavodsk branch of the Leningrad Conservatory, and currently teaches at Manhattan School of Music.