MICHAEL DAVIDMAN 20, born in New York City, is an undergraduate student at Curtis Institute of Music, studying with Robert McDonald. Mr. Davidman started his piano studies at five years old, and studied with Efrem Briskin at Manhattan School of Music from 2005-2015. Mr. Davidman also studied conducting with Jonathan Strasser from 2009-2015 and David Gilbert from 2013-2015. Mr. Davidman won over two dozen awards, achieved first place in many competitions, and received The Chopin Foundation of the United States Scholarship for four years. Mr. Davidman’s performances have been featured on WWFM’s Curtis Calls, NPR’s From the Top, several appearances on WQXR’s Young Artist Showcase, and at age 13 was the youngest selected by audition for Lang Lang’s 2010 masterclass held at Manhattan School of Music. Michael Davidman also enjoys accompanying opera singers.