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Daniel Temnik is a Canadian award winning violinist who appears as a soloist, chamber musician and concertmaster of various orchestras and music ensembles within Canada and the United States. Daniel has received numerous awards and scholarships from provincial, national and international violin competitions such as the Kiwanis Music Competition, Toronto Sinfonietta Concerto Competition, Canadian Music Competition, AFAF Golden Strings of America Competition and the Glenn Gould School Concerto Competition. As a soloist, Daniel has performed at venues including Carnegie Hall, The Metropolitan Opera, Mazzoleni Hall, Koerner Hall, Tabaret Hall, Four Seasons Centre as well as the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts.
For the past two years, Daniel has been the honoured recipient of the Catherine Royce Anderson Memorial Grant, John Montague Memorial Grant and the Sika & Chris Dafeff Violin Bursary. Mr. Temnik can be found frequently in recital with sought after professional national orchestras including the Toronto Sinfonietta, North York Symphony, Kindred Spirits Orchestra and the Glenn Gould School Symphony Orchestra. In addition to his demanding schedule, Daniel is constantly featured in master classes and has received musical tutelage from various prominent musicians including Pinchas Zukerman, Valery Gergiev, Ian Swensen, Miriam Fried, Yefim Bronfman, Donald Weilerstein and Mark Kaplan.
Daniel Temnik currently studies with Victor Danchenko and Barry Shiffman, two distinguished concert violinists and internationally renowned pedagogues at The Glenn Gould School of Music in Toronto. He plays the 1740 ex-Sándor Végh Guarneri del Gesu generously on loan by Florian Leonhard.