Place of birth:
Employed with the Rotterdam Philharmonic since:
1st August 2004
Gruppman plays a Stradivarius violin built in 1731 named after the violinist 'Julles Garcin‘ on extended loan from the Erasmus Foundation.
• Studied at the conservatory of Moscow with Leonid Kogan and Mstislav Rostropovich
• Studied with Jascha Heifetz in Los Angeles
• Assistant leader at:
o the London Symphony Orchestra
o the Royal Philharmonic
o the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
• Teacher at Codarts
• Co-founder of the Gruppman International Violin Institute in 2002.
• Conductor at the Temple Square.