Mark Lakirovich is one of the most sought-after violin and viola teachers today. Mr. Lakirovich travels extensively giving master-classes, coaching chamber ensembles and conducting symphony and chamber orchestras in the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, Mexico, Russia, and the Ukraine. He frequently serves as an adjudicator at various national and international competitions. Mr. Lakirovich is founder and Artistic Director of the Cremona International Music Academy and Competition (Italy) and Regensburg Summer Music Academy (Germany).
As a soloist, conductor, chamber and orchestral musician, Mr. Lakirovich has performed in major concert halls in Europe, Israel, former Soviet Union, Australia, and the U.S., including music festivals in Salzburg, Vienna, Bregenz, Paris, Zurich, Geneva, Madrid and Amsterdam. He served as Associate Concertmaster with Queensland Theatre Orchestra and as Concertmaster with Queensland Pops Orchestra (Australia) and was a member of the Beer Sheva Chamber Orchestra (Israel) and thr Stuttgart Philharmonic Orchestra and the Stuttgart Philharmonic Trio (Germany).
Mr. Lakirovich was the co-founder and principal of the Stoliarsky School of Music in Brisbane and Sydney, Australia, and has served as a string and chamber music faculty member at the Sydney Conservatory of Music, Stuttgart School of Music, Ann Arbor School for the Performing Arts, Special Music School, and Lucy Moses School at Kaufman Center in New York City. Professor Lakirovich has also served as Associate Director for Education Programs and Director of the Special Music School at the Kaufman Center in New York City, and as an Executive Director of Ann Arbor School for the Performing Arts, Michigan.
Mark Lakirovich is a graduate of Azerbaijan State College of Music and Azerbaijan State Conservatory of Music, Music Academies of Tel-Aviv and Jerusalem (Israel), and Lucerne Conservatory of Music (Switzerland).