Very warm congratulations to the Piano Duos, alumni of the 2019 masterclasses, who have won top prizes at the Rome International Piano Competition this December:
Anna Wielgus & Grzegorz Nowak (Poland) - 1st Prize (in the category of 2 Piano Duo) and 1st Absolute Prize (category of 4 Hand Duo)
Guy & Alon Ostrun (Israel) - 3rd Prize (in the category of 2 Piano Duo)Dec 12th, 2019
Warmest congratulations to alumnus and staff member Didel Bish (piano), together with Diana Alexe (soprano), for winning several prizes at the Antonin Dvorak's International Singing Competition:
1st prize category ‘Junior’
2nd prize category ‘Lied’
The Antonín Dvorák Society Prize for the best interpretation of Dvorák’s Songs
Národni dûm Prize for an excellent pianist
Listen to a recording from the competition here - https://youtu.be/X_rP7Pj91c0Nov 19th, 2019
1. LINDA LEE
L. v. Beethoven, Concerto No. 4 in G, Op. 58
2. NABEEL HAYEK
R. Schumann, Concerto in A minor, Op. 54
3. LIOR LIFSHITZ
S. Rachmaninoff, Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18
4. ESTY YOFFE
D. Shostakovich, Concerto No. 2 in F, Op. 102
4. SOYEON CHANG
F. Liszt, Concerto No. 1 in E flat, S. 124
5. JONATHAN SENIK
P. Tchaikovsky, Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23Aug 11th, 2019
Warm congratulations to Yeon Min Park who has just won the First Prize and Audience Award at Lyon International Piano Competition, France. Yeon Min is an alumnus of Tel-Hai masterclasses and will be participating again this year, laureate of Pnina Salzman Prize and Concerto Competition, student of faculty member Prof. Aviram Reichert. We are very proud!Jul 21st, 2019
Dear faculty, students and alumni,
It has been brought to our attention by Prof. Tomer Lev, head of the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music and faculty member of Tel-Hai, that there will be an International Competition coming up THIS SEPTEMBER in Tel Aviv. The competition will take place in full cooperation with the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music at Tel Aviv University and will be produced by the European Foundation for Support of Culture. This is a worldwide funded competition, and therefore sounds like a wonderful opportunity for all our students and alumni. Notice that the first dates are very soon! Registration is only until July 22nd. For more information go to the site - Http://wanderingmusicstars.eu/
Good luck to all!Jul 4th, 2019
Warm congratulations to Yoav Levanon, a participant of Tel-Hai International Piano Master Classes for the past 6 years, on receiving the ‘Young Talent’ 2019 Award from ‘Excelentia Foundation’ for Culture with Presidency of Her Majesty Queen Dona Sofia in Madrid, Spain.
Yoav performed as part of the ceremony in the Symphony Hall of the National Auditorium and had the honor of meeting with Her Majesty. Yoav is invited by the Excelentia Foundation to perform the Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1, in October, at the National Auditorium in Madrid.Jun 27th, 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.
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
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
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