Prof. Boaz Ben-Moshe

Prof. Boaz Ben-Moshe

Prof. Boaz Ben-Moshe

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Position in the Academy: 
Dean of the Composition, Conducting & Music Education Faculty
Head of the Graduate Program

Boaz Ben-Moshe, born in Tel Aviv, 1962, Winner of the "Engel" Prize (2021), the "Yizchak Navon Life achievement Award" (2020) and the Prime-minister prize for composers (2003).

Boaz has composed over 50 compositions - Symphonic music, Concerti, music for Voice and Orchestra, Chamber music for various instrumentations, Solo pieces and Cross-disciplinary pieces.

 His music was commissioned and performed by (a partial list): the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, the New Symphony Orchestra-Haifa, the Israel Camerata, the Tel Aviv Soloists, the Wine Festival Orchestra – Bordeaux, France, the Israel Chamber Orchestra, the Israeli Sinfonietta-Be'er-Sheva, the Israel Mandolin Orchestra, the Reutlingen Symphony Orchestra (Germany), the "Meitar" Ensemble, the Israel Contemporary Players, "Tremolo" Percussion Ensemble, Soprano – Ruth Chizak (Germany), Soprano – Hilla Bagio, Contra Tenor – Alon Harari, Conductors – Guy Braunstein, Uri Segal, Guitarist – Liat Cohen, Pianist – Gila Goldstein, Dunnel String Quartet (Belgium), Kerman Mandolin Quartet.
His music was performed at the Israel Festival, Upper Galilee Chamber Music Festival, "Sounds in the Desert" Festival, Bordeaux Music Festival, in Reutlingen – Germany, various Chamber Music Festivals in France and Spain, in the U.S.A (Piano Festival at Tanglewood and the Taubman Piano Festival at Mont-Clair University, New Jersey).

In 2004 he released the album "Gates of Jerusalem", a collection of his pieces.

In 2019 Israel Music Institute, IMI, released his album "When Music Speaks", a collaboration with "Meitar" Ensemble and Flutist Lior Eitan.

His Music is published by Israel Music Institute, IMI.

Prof. Boaz Ben-Moshe has been the Artistic Director of the "Israel Music Days" Festival (2012-2018) and the Dean of the Faculty for Cross-disciplinary music at the Jerusalem Academy for Music and Dance (2012-2018). Currently he is the Dean of the Faculty for Composition, Conducting and Music Education at the Jerusalem Academy for Music and Dance.

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