Honorary graduate of Classical Piano from the City College of New York. Composition, orchestration and counterpoint student of renowned composer David Del Tredici. I am also a working professional musician in the field of popular music and a composer of new music.
Studying with some the best in the field, I have a very firm grasp of the principles that need to be presented and how to communicate them. Student of Dr. Daniel Beliavsky and Dr. Chadwick Jenkins for Theory (including Schenkerian Analysis) and a student of Dr. Shaugn O'Donnell for 20th Century Music Theory and Ear-Training.
Have been a professional working musician as of the age of 20, playing with major artists in my native-Israel and in the United States.
Honorary Graduate, GPA 3.83
Summa cum Laude
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