Sergey Ostrovsky is a professor of the Violin Department at the Geneva Conservatory (Switzerland).
Sergey studied at the Music College of Gorky Conservatory (Nizhny Novgorod, Russia), Samuel Rubin Music Academy (Tel Aviv, Israel), Cologne Hochschule (Germany), Rotterdam Conservatory, Amsterdam Conservatory (Netherlands).
Sergey is the winner of the 3rd Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition: Grand Prix (1999, Australia) International Bordeaux String Quartet Competition (France, 2003), National Music Competition (Tel-Aviv, Israel, 1999), «Schubert and Modernity» Competition (2003, Graz, Austria, 2nd Prize and Schubert Prize), Rodolfo Lipizer International Violin Competition (Italy, 1995).
Sergey Ostrovsky is the First violinist and the founder of the «Aviv» String Quartet, First Concertmaster of Orchestre de la Suisse Romande in Geneva.
Sergey Ostrovsky performed as a quartet member and as a soloist on the world-famous stages such as Carnegie Hall and Alice Tully Hall (New York), Kennedy Centre and The Library of Congress (Washington, USA), Wigmore Hall and Royal Festival Hall (London, Great Britain), Auditorium du Louvre, Theatre du Chatelet, and Theatre de la Ville (Paris; France), De Doelen Rotterdam (Netherlands) and others.
He performed with such orchestras as Israel Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra, Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, Academic Symphony Orchestra of Moscow State Philharmonic Society (Russia), Brooklyn Philharmonic, under the baton of Zubin Mehta, Yoel Levi, Philippe Entremont, Maxim Vengerov, Bernard Gutter and others.
Sergey Ostrovsky plays the violin of 1716 made by Giovanni Grancinno.
...one of the most outstanding Israeli violinistsIsaac Stern