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  • Musical America's - New Artist of the Month: Pianist Tom Borrow!

    Tel-Hai Piano Masterclasses warmly congratulates our dear student Tom Borrow,

    on being chosen as the Artist of the Month by Musical America!

    Here is a link to the full article:

    Dec 1st, 2021
  • Congratulations!

    Tel-Hai Piano Masterclasses warmly congratulates our dear faculty member Guy Mintus and Na'ama Nahum, on  the occasion of their wedding this month. Wishing them lots of happiness and success - Mazal Tov!

    Oct 20th, 2021
  • Warm congratulations to Tel Hai Patron, Maestro Evgeny Kissin, on his 50th Birthday!

    May you, dear Maestro, continue for many years to force ever new peaks of pianistic excellence -- with brilliance and happiness! 

    Your artistic journey constitutes a powerful inspiration for generations of young pianists.

    Oct 12th, 2021
  • PHILLIP KAWIN - In Memoriam
    September 30, 1956 to September 9, 2021

    Tel-Hai Masterclasses family bows its collective head in deep sorrow upon passing of a former faculty member, beloved professor at Manhattan School of Music in New York for many years PHILLIP KAWIN.

    May his memory be for a blessing.

    Sep 14th, 2021
  • Tel-Hai community extends heartfelt congratulations to Yeon-Min Park, who attended our course in 2015 and 2019, on her recent win of the Grand First Prize in the 2020/2021 George Enescu International Piano Competition in Bucharest.  While in Tel-Hai, Yeon-Min was awarded the Pnina Salzman memorial prize as well as a prize in the Yasha Bistritzky Concerto Competition. Subsequently she performed as soloist with the Israel Symphony Orchestra, Rishon Lezion.  We wish Yeon-Min a great career and lots of happiness!

    Congratulations to her former professor at Seoul National University and our colleague on Tel-Hai faculty Aviram Reichert!

    May 30th, 2021
  • Big congratulations to Duo Boidi; Luciano & Daniele, participants of the 2019 Tel-Hai Master Classes, for their recent achievements:

    Winning the first prize and receiving a special mention for their performance at the Piano Duo International Competition in Belgrade, Serbia: "XVII IC Davorin Jenko" - Beograd SRB.

    First prize at the Piano Duo Competition "1st Leonardo Da Vinci National Competition" in Empoli (Florence), Italy.

    First prize in the Piano Duo Catagory at the "2nd Wiener Danubia Talents International Music Competition" in Vienna, Austria.

    In the competitions, they played Rachmaninoff Six Duets op. 11, Debussy "L'Enfant Prodigue" and Liszt "Symphonic Poem no. 6 - Mazeppa".

    Feb 23rd, 2020
  • 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 -

    Nov 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

    R. Schumann, Concerto in A minor, Op. 54

    S. Rachmaninoff, Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18

    shared 4th

    D. Shostakovich, Concerto No. 2 in F, Op. 102

    F. Liszt, Concerto No. 1 in E flat, S. 124

    P. Tchaikovsky, Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23


    Aug 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