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Guy Braunstein (born on 1971) is a classical violinist.
Guy Braunstein was born in Tel Aviv, Israel, and began to study the violin at age seven. In Israel he studied under the guidance of Haim Taub and in the United States under the guidance of Glenn Dicterow and Pinchas Zukerman.
In 2000 Braunstein was appointed as the concertmaster of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Before receiving this position Braunstein played only as a soloist and as a chamber music violinist, and never played in an orchestra. However, the orchestra members unanimously elected him as the Concertmaster.
In 2003 Braunstein became professor of music at the Berlin University of the Arts (UDK) and taught there until 2007.
Braunstein has appeared in various music festivals worldwide, including Chamber Music Festival in Jerusalem founded by Elena Bashkirova in 2009.
In 2013, Braunstein left the Berlin Philharmonic in order to concentrate on a solo career.