Degrees and Education
B. Mus., Music Composition, Jerusalem Rubin Academy of Music, Israel (1985).
Diploma, Music Composition, Chigiana Academy, Siena, Italy (1985).
M. Mus., Music Composition, Jerusalem Rubin Academy of Music, Israel (1987).
MA, Music Composition, University of California at Berkeley, U.S.A (1997).
Ph.D., Music Composition, University of California at Berkeley, U.S.A (1999).
Performers of his music include the Israel Philharmonic, the Jerusalem Symphony, Ensemble Boston Musica Viva, the San Francisco Guitar Quartet, Ensemble Musica Nova, Berkeley Contemporary Chamber Players, Ensemble Yatan Atan, pianist Sarah Cahill and vocalist Etty Ben-Zakan. His works were recorded by the Israeli Radio, the BBC television and the New Albion Records label. His collaborations with visual and stage artists were successfully performed in festivals in Israel, Europe and the U.S.A.
· Ethnic Music, mainly Jewish from various communities- Its influence on and applications in modern compositions.
· Application of computers in music- interactive compositions.
· Acoustic spaces and music compositions- interrelations and mutual influences.
· Collaborations- music and visual arts.