Philip Zuckerman was born in Sweden, where he began his violin studies at age of 5. His music career began in fundraiser performances for the charity organization “Världens Barn” and since then he has appeared as a soloist and chamber musician worldwide. He has been featured as a recitalist in Germany, Sweden, Poland, Italy, and the United States, and has performed as a soloist with Camerata Nova at Usedomer Musikfestival.
Beyond the concert stage Philip has been featured on MPBN’S Morning Classical Music with Suzanne Nanze as well as Swedish Public Radio. Philip is a recipient of grants from, among others, the Royal Swedish Academy of Music, the Swedish Order of Freemasons, and the American Scandinavian Society, and was a prizewinner in the 2011 Adelphi Solo Competition.
Philip has performed in venues such as the Blue Hall at the City Hall of Stockholm, Royal Chapel of the Royal Swedish Palace, and in Gripsholm Castle for Queen Silvia of Sweden, as well as Neue Galerie, Juilliard’s Paul and Morse Halls.
A devoted chamber musician, festival appearances include Gotland Chamber Music Festival, Casalmaggiore Music Festival, Perlman Music Program’s Chamber Music Workshop, and Kneisel Hall Music Festival, and collaborations with distinguished musicians such as Paul Katz of the Cleveland Quartet. In addition, Philip was a participant for six summers at the Perlman Music Program’s Summer Music School.
Philip has appeared in masterclasses with Itzhak Perlman, Katherine Murdock, Eduard Gratch, Robert Mann, Zakhar Bron. He has studied at Hochschule für Musik “Hanns Eisler” in Berlin, and is currently a student of Catherine Cho at The Juilliard School. Past teachers include Ulf Wallin and Natasha Beshulja.
Philip plays a Jean Baptiste Vuillaume violin from the private collection of Dr. Peter Hauber (Berlin).