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 alumna 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
Announcing the winners of Tel-Hai's Concerto Competition of 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
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 congratulate Tel-Hai International Piano Master Classes alumnus Tom Borrow for performing with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra throughout January 2019, playing 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 our students Mohammed Alshaikh for winning 1st prize, and to Dani Dvorkin for winning 3rd prize at the Young Artist Competition in Jerusalem!
Mohammed participated in Tel-Hai Master Classes of 2017 and Dani participated 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, student of Prof. Reichert and participant at Tel-Hai Master Classes in 2018, on her winning this September the 3rd prize at the International Karol Szymanowski Music Competition in Katowice, Poland.
Kim played Szymanowski Variations at our Gala concert at the Tel Aviv Museum this past August.
We wish you lots of success and happiness!Sep 17th, 2018
Concerto Competition 2018 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
Congratulations!Aug 11th, 2018
The Tel-Hai community sends heartfelt 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