Dr. Shai Cohen is a composer,
educator, and jazz performer,
chairman of the Israel Composers' League

Shai specializes in diverse fields ranging from free-improvisation
to electronic and contemporary classical music

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AGENDA

June 16, 2019 | NEW COMPOSITION - for string quartet | The Levinsky College of Education | Israel | Carmel Quartet | World premiere

Mar. 23-24, 2019 | I HEARD A FLY BUZZ... WHEN I DIED - for chamber ensemble | Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Mishkenot Sha'ananim | Israel | Israel Contemporary Players | World premiere

Mar. 3, 2019 | PAIN EXPANDS THE TIME - for chamber ensemble | Austria | Arnold Schönberg Center, Vienna | ensemble wiener collage | World premiere

Nov. 26, 2018 | I HEARD THE OLD MEN SAY - for chamber ensemble | Vietnam | Hanoi | The 3rd Asia-Europe New Music Festival | World premiere

Oct. 22, 2018 | CAN YOU HEAR WOODEN MAN - for percussion ensemble | Taipei National University of the Arts | Taiwan | 35th Asian Composers League Conference and Festival | World premiere

Oct. 4, 2018 | ABSENCE OF YESTERDAY - for chamber ensemble | Tel-Aviv | Israel | Meitar Ensemble | World premiere

BIO

Dr. Shai Cohen is a composer, educator, and jazz performer, chairman of the Israel Composers' League and an active member in ACUM, specializes in diverse fields ranging from free-improvisation to electronic and contemporary classical music.

His music has been played at events including "Asian Contemporary Music Festival" (2003/Japan, 2009/Korea, 2012/Israel, 2013/Singapore, 2016/Vietnam), "Moscow Autumn" ISCM contemporary music festival (2006), "Aberdeen Music Prize" (2011), 34th Annual "Bowling Green New Music Festival" (2013), "Israeli Music Festival" (2004, 2012) and performed by musicians and ensembles like the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra (Vietnam), SNU Symphony Orchestra (Korea), the Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble (Moscow), members of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra (Scotland), Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music (Japan), T'ang Quartet (Singapore), St Andrews New Music Ensemble (Scotland), Ensemble New Babylon (Germany), Meitar Ensemble, Israel Contemporary Players, Kaprizma Ensemble, the Arab & Jewish ensembles of the Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra, The Tel-Aviv Soloists Ensemble, The Israel Kibbutz Orchestra, Israel Sinfonietta orchestra of Beer-Sheva and many others.