Mark Karlinsky was born in Russia in 2000 and immigrated to Israel with his parents in 2002.
Mark started violin studies in 2006 in the «Musicians of Tomorrow» music school founded by Maxim Vengerov. Since September 2009 he continued his violin studies with prof. Irina Etigon (who was a student of a famous violinist David Oistrakh). In 2019 Mark entered the Barenboim-Said Academy of Music in Berlin, Germany. Currently he is studying with prof. Mihaela Martin.
Mark participated in numerous concerts both in Israel and abroad. He performed as a soloist with leading Israeli orchestras (Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Israel Camerata Jerusalem, Ashdod Symphony Orchestra and others). His overseas performances include such places as New-York (Lincoln center and UN Headquarters building), London and Geneva.
Mark has received scholarships from America-Israel Cultural Foundation, Buchman-Heyman Foundation, Zfunot Tarbut Foundation and others.