Emre Engin, one of the proteges of Maestro Pinchas Zukerman, was awarded “The Young Soloist of the Year” by 2012 International Istanbul Music Festival, which was followed by many other awards such as the “Yehudi Menuhin Award” by Sudborough Foundation, the Royal College of Music, “Best Emerging Artist” by Donizetti Classical Music Awards, 1st prize at the Ilhan Ozsoy Presidential Violin Competition, and the prestigious “Career Grant” by N. Eczacibasi Foundation. He has given solo and chamber music performances in many countries such as the United States, Canada, England, Italy, Holland, Germany, Portugal, Spain, Turkey, and Israel. The artist recently performed Mozart’s Violin Concerto no.5 “ Turkish” with Tekfen Philharmonic at the opening concert of 2020 International Istanbul Music Festival.