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Askar Salimdjanov is a multiple winner of the Lyric Chamber Music Competition, winner of the first NSAL Piano and Strings Duo Competition, and the Fourth Annual John Oliveira String Competition. He is also a laureate of the 6th International Competition of Young Performers in Moscow, a finalist in the 2nd Yankelevitch International Violin Competition, and a laureate of Vladimir Spivakov’s International Music Festival. Salimdjanov has performed as soloist with the South Florida Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra Miami, Uzbekistan National Symphony Orchestra, State Conservatory Orchestra of Uzbekistan, and the Lynn Philharmonia under the batons of Kuvanch Usmanov, Vladimir Neymer, Kamoliddin Urinbaev, Alan Paris, Guillermo Figueroa, Elaine Rinaldi and Sebrina Alfonso. He has performed as a soloist and as a chamber musician internationally across Europe, America, and Asia.

As a soloist and chamber musician Salimdjanov has concertized in such notable venues as the Great Hall of Uzbekistan State Conservatory, Esplanade Concert Hall in Singapore, Tel Aviv Performing Arts Center, Carnegie Hall, the Kosciuszko Foundation in New York, Wold Performing Arts Centre, the Parker Playhouse in Fort Lauderdale, and the New World Center in Miami . He attended the Keshet Eilon Mastercourse, the Singapore Violin Festival , the Heifetz International Music Institute and Geneva International String Academy in Switzerland. Salimdjanov was a concertmaster of the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory orchestra and the Lynn University orchestra.

In 2022 he won an audition and became a permament violinist of the Naples Philharmonic. Salimdjanov received his education at the Uspenskiy Special Music School in Tashkent, and at the age of twelve he made his debut the National Symphony Orchestra of Uzbekistan performing Mendelssohn violin concerto under the baton of his grandfather, Kuvanch Usmanov. He then went on to study at the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music in Singapore, the Lynn University and at Rice University in Houston Texas. His mentors are Gulnara Suleymanova, Qian Zhou, Elmar Oliveira and Cho-Liang Lin. He has participated in masterclasses with David Takeno, Takashi Shimizu, Valeriy Sokolov, Itzhak Rashkovsky, Ilya Kaler, Levon Ambartsumian, Rosa Fain, Hagai Shaham, Eduard Grach, Silvia Marcovici, Gabor Nagy Takacs, Midori Goto, Tang Quartet, Victor Tretyakov, Emerson Quartet, Hagen Quartet, Borromeo Quartet, Christian Tetzlaff, Boris Kuschnir, and Pierre Amoyal.

Salimdjanov has seven years of teaching experience and many of his students are prize winners of international competitions for young musicians. He has performed on a 1795 Vincenzo Panormo generously loaned by Mr. and Mrs. Rin Kei Mei, 1670 Antonio Stradivarius and a 1702 Antonio Stradivarius loaned by Florian Leonhard Fine Violins Collection.

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