Born 1977 in Tel Aviv.
He started playing the cello at the age of six and studied with Uzi Wiesel at the S. Rubin Music Academy of Tel-Aviv University.
Since his radio debut performance at the age of eight, the Israeli Radio and TV have regularly broadcast Lipkind’s recitals and concerts. Recordings with the German radio stations (HR2, SWR, BR) and WGBH Boston followed.
As a soloist he has performed internationally with numerous major orchestras, including the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, the Netherlands Chamber Orchestra, the Münchener Philharmoniker.
He has been awarded prizes from numerous international competitions, each with the first prize at the 5. International Rostropovich Cello Competition in Paris (1994), Francois Shapira Strings Comp. (1996), Israeli Radio ‚Young Artists’ String Comp. (1997). In 2002 he won two special prizes for the best performance of Mozart’s Flute Concerto in D major at the Grand Prix Emanuel Feuermann in Berlin. For some time now, Gavriel Lipkind himself gives cello master classes in the United States, Israel, the Netherlands and Germany.