Philip Vaiman



Philip Vaiman is a Russian-born American violinist who continues the great Russian string-playing tradition. Vaiman’s wonderful musicality and unlimited technical possibilities have captured audiences in Europe, America, and Asia.

Philip Vaiman started his professional career at the age of 4. By the time he had graduated from Moscow’s renowned Gnessin Musical Lyceum, he had performed as

a soloist and chamber musician all over Russia, England, Israel, and Cyprus. As a participant in the Special program “New Names in Russian Art and Music”, he

made recordings for the Russian National Radio Network and the National Television.


Mr. Vaiman came to the United States in the early 1990s. He graduated Cum Laude from the University of Southern California with a Master of Music Degree and went on to win numerous awards and honors including membership in the National Music Honor Society.

He has appeared as a soloist and chamber musician in major halls across the world and has performed at international festivals including Huddersfield International Music Festival, England, Spoleto Music Festival, Italy, Music Festival of Pitea, Sweden, Hvar International Summer Festival, Croatia, and Soesterberg International Music Festival, Netherlands. His concerts have won the admiration of audiences, and critical acclaim in the major newspapers throughout Russia, the United States, England, Sweden, and the Netherlands.

Philip Vaiman’s solo recordings are featured on the soundtracks of award-winning motion pictures, documentaries, animated films, and commercials. Mr. Vaiman appeared on both soundtrack and camera in the blockbuster “Spider-Man 3”. Philip Vaiman is featured on a soundtrack of the 2007 Oskar-winning film “West-Bank story” He also collaborated with such artists as Placido Domingo, Andrea Boccelli, Tony Bennett, Shakira, Mexican superstar Juan Gabriel, Persian cultural icon Googoosh, Dwight Yoakam, Lindsey Lohan as well as rock bands such as Guns N’ Roses, Goo Goo Dolls, and KISS. Mr. Vaiman is the Founder and Artistic Director of the Chamber Music Theatre “La Camerata”. Recent performances by “La Camerata” include concerts at the historical Clark Library in Los Angeles, The House of Lords in London, and the Bruman Chamber Music Festival at UCLA.




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The professional career of violinist Philip Vaiman took him to concert halls around the globe and premier recording studios. He has also appeared on screen in such blockbusters as “The Wedding Planner”, “Amy’s O’s”, and “Spider-Man 3”.

Philip Vaiman is a Russian-born violinist of international renown as a soloist and chamber performer. Beginning his musical training in Russia and having graduated from Moscow’s Gnessin Music Lyceum, Vaiman then moved to the United States and graduated Cum Laude from USC’s Thornton School of Music. During this time, he performed throughout the United States, western and eastern Europe, and Asia.

Vaiman’s recordings are featured on award-winning motion pictures, documentaries, animated films, and commercials. He has recorded for and performed with a diverse roster of artists including Aretha Franklin, Sting, Taylor Swift, Tony Bennett, Shakira, Dido, Goo Goo Dolls, Guns N’ Roses, Michael Jackson, and Pearl Jam





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