JAMD Announces the Initiation of "Tedarim" - a Specialized Masters' Degree Track for Contemporary Music Performance

JAMD Announces the Initiation of "Tedarim" - a Specialized Masters' Degree Track for Contemporary Music Performance


TEDARIM - A JAMD Graduate (M.Mus.) program for contemporary music performance

Artistic direction and supervision by members of the Meitar Ensemble


The Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance announces the initiation of a specialized Masters' Degree track focusing on performance practice of 20th and 21st centuries solo, chamber and ensemble works. The students will work with members of the celebrated Meitar Ensemble on modern repertoire, exploring notation, performance techniques, aesthetic concepts and interpretation.

In addition, the students participating in the program will perform regularly at the JAMD and will be invited to join the Meitar Ensemble in its Tel Aviv concert series.

The TEDARIM intensive two-year program is open for instrumentalists, conductors and composers holding a bachelors' degree ( B.Mus or B.A.Mus. or its academic equivalent ) and is open in 2018-2019 academic year for performers of the following instruments:

flute, clarinet, bassoon, violin, viola, cello, piano.

Scholarships are available for outstanding students.



Terms for admittance

A. Materials to be submitted by all applicants by May 15, 2018:

  • Registration Form
  • Curriculum Vitae and photo
  • Copies of Academic Diplomas
  • Audio or audio-visual material demonstrating the candidate's current level of performance skills
  • A statement about the candidate's motivation, personal expectations and goals.
  • a minimum grade of 90 for the candidate's Major Bachelors' degree subject.
  • a minimum average grade of at least 85 for all other Bachelors' degree courses and subjects.


B. Performers' admission :

  • 1 Stage:

Audio/audio-visual material to be submitted (optional by e-mail)  by May 15, 2018. 

Program :

One major work from the baroque/classical/romantic repertoire of the applicant's choice

One work written after 1950


  • 2nd Stage:

Live audition at the Jerusalem Academy for Music and Dance

Date: July 2018



One major work from the baroque/classical/romantic repertoire of the applicant's choice (may be the same as in the 1st stage)

One work written after 1970


C. Conductors'  admission:

  • 1st Stage:

Audio / audio-visual, to be sent by May, 2018


One work written after 1945


  • 2nd Stage:

Live audition at the Jerusalem academy for music and dance

Date: May, 2018


A.Schoenberg- Pierrot Lunaire

G.Grisey- Talea


D. Composers' admission:

The composition requirements for the TEDARIM program correspond to the JAMD Master's Program Admission requirements for Composition.

Composition candidates should posses a high technical  skill,  a substantial composition experience in contemporary styles and techniques, and a clear interest in composing works that correspond to the latest developments in contemporary music

Materials to be submitted by May 15, 2018 in addition to those required from all applicants:

  • Bachelor's degree in composition 
  • Portfolio of works including solo and chamber music
  • Minimum grade of 90 for composition
  • Grade average for the rest subjects and courses of 85 or above


1st Stage :

  • Revision of all materials and portfolio by the admittance committee


2nd Stage :

  • An interview in front of the admittance committee

Date: May 2018



Audition and admittance committees are consisted of members of the JAMD faculty and members of the Meitar Ensemble.