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C0 note (16,35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

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Shenkar, Yonatan 

 
 

 

Biography

Winner of the America-Israel Cultural Foundation scholarship for composition for 2014

EDUCATION
Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance, Jerusalem 2013 - 2015
Master of Music in Composition + Conducting Studies
Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance, Jerusalem 2010-2013
Bachelor of Music in Multi-Style Composition Studies including a B.Edu in Music (teacher certification) Studies .
• Admitted directly to the second year of studies.
• Among main teachers: Dr. Josef Bardanashvili, Mr. Ilan Mochiach, Prof. Haim Permont
• Coursework included private composition lessons and jazz piano lessons, arrangement (including jazz), diatonic-chromatic and jazz harmony, orchestration, composition for dance and films (including a graduate course in film music), score reading, improvisation, solfège, counterpoint.
• Master classes and workshops: ensemble Meitar, Tzvi Avni, josef Bardanashvili
• Originally a jazz pianist and specializes in jazz composition and arrangement

Rimon School of Jazz and Contemporary Music; 2008 Jazz studies, piano composition and arranging.

5 years of army service in the IDF as an officer in the air force; 2003-2008
Thelma Yellin high school of the arts, Givatayim 2000-2003
Full Matriculation, Diploma in Music performance, arranging and theory, graduated with honors
PRIZES AND SCHOLARSHIPS
• Winner of the America-Israel Cultural Foundation (AICF) scholarship for composition for 2014
• Served as a composition guide in an international composition workshop in collaboration with the Lincoln center new-York (2016).
• Participated in master classes with Mr. Thomas Adess, Mrs. chaya czernowin, Mr. josef bardanashvili, professor tzvi avni and more.
• Worked as an assistant to Mr. Ilan Mochiach (Israel's chief orchestral arranger) different orchestral projects including the Israeli Philharmonic orchestra and Rishon Lezion Symphony orchestra.

PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT
2010- Present: Composer, arranger, pianist educator and Musical director
• Composing and arranging for orchestras and chamber settings ; The Revolution Orchestra, Haifa Symphony Orchestra, the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, Rishon-Letzion symphony orchestra, Beer-Sheva Sinfonietta, symphonett Raanana.
• Arranged and orchestrated the musical “CHABASA” about life in the Israeli prison, performed by the Israeli “synfonet” Raanana orchestra in 2014.
• Musical direction, arranging and piano playing in a world music/jazz oriented ensemble.
• Composing and producing original music for Films.
• Teaching orchestration, composition, jazz piano and music theory in various music colleges and schools ("Muzik" college of music, “alon” and “katzanelson” high-schools, the Conservatory of the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance, ramat-hasharon, kfar-saba and or-yahuda Conservatories.)

VOLUNTEER WORK AND SERVICE
• Music Instructor at “orchestra of the south” in the Negev region 2013-2014

REFERENCES

• Available upon request

PERSONAL
Nationality: Israeli, Polish
Languages: English, Hebrew
Date of Birth: 08/03/1985

 

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