July 28th - August 15th 2019
We regret to announce that due to a medical emergency, Professor Victor Derevianko will not be able to join the 2019 Tel-Hai Master Classes. We wish Victor a full and speedy recovery and will update regarding a replacement as soon as possible. Classes and late scholarship requests will be announced shortly


  • We regret to announce that due to a medical emergency, Professor Victor Derevianko will not be able to join the 2019 Tel-Hai Master Classes. We wish Victor a full and speedy recovery.

    We are deeply grateful to Professor Victor Rosenbaum and Professor Tomer Lev for agreeing to step in on a very short notice and thus guaranteeing that all our plentiful applicants will receive the highest-level instruction.

    Classes and late scholarship requests will be announced shortly.

    Jun 4th, 2019
  • 2019 Scholarships
    Please note that the Scholarship Committee will meet three times to assess scholarship requests - in early April, early May and when registration closes in early June. Therefore, it goes without saying that early registration will increase the chances of receiving a scholarship. Best of luck to all applying!

    Mar 14th, 2019
  • We are delighted to announce that Tel-Hai International Piano Master Classes alumnus Tom Borrow will be performing with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra throughout January:


    Mr Borrow kindly agreed to replace Kathia Buniathishvili after she had to cancel due to health reasons.

    Mr Borrow will be performing Ravel's Piano Concerto in G Major, the same concerto with which he won the concerto competition at Tel-Hai International Piano Master Classes.

    Jan 12th, 2019
  • Registration for 2019 is now open!

    Dec 29th, 2018
  • BIG congratulations to Mohammed Alshaikh for winning 1st prize, and to Dani Dvorkin for winning 3rd prize at the Young Artist Competition in Jerusalem!

    Mohammed was a participant of Tel-Hai Master Classes in 2017 and Dani was a participant in 2018.

    We are very proud of you both and wish you all the success in your continuing careers as pianists!

    Dec 28th, 2018
  • Warm congratulations to Seung Hui Kim, a participant in the 2018 masterclsses, on her winning this September the 3rd prize at the International Karol Szymanowski Music Competition in Katowice, Poland.

    Ms. Kim, student of Prof. Reichert, played Szymanowski Variations at our Gala concert at the Tel Aviv Museum this past August.

    We wish Seung Hui lots of success and happiness!

    Sep 17th, 2018
  • Concerto Competition Winners:

    1st prize: Suah Ye 
    2nd prize: Jinzhao Xu
    3rd prize: Yinqi Wang & Aidan Mikdad
    Audience favorite: Yinqi Wang
    4th place: Itai Navon
    5th place: Dora Petković


    Aug 11th, 2018
  • The finalists in the concerto competition:

    Jinzhao Xu
    Yinqi Wang
    Aidan Mikdad
    Itai Navon
    Suah Ye
    Dora Petkovic

    Aug 11th, 2018
  • Warm congratulations to our alumnus Yaron Kohlberg on being appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Cleveland International Piano Competition in USA. We wish him every success in the demanding task!

    Jun 22nd, 2018
  • The Tel Hai community sends heart-felt congratulations to our alumnus LAHAV SHANI on being appointed the Music Director of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra.  We are hugely proud of Lahav's achievements and wish him, a successor to the legendary Maestro Zubin Mehta, tremendous artistic triumphs!

    Jan 21st, 2018