February 10, 2020

Today we will discuss ceremonies and all kinds of rituals, yet not the formal kind, such as
weddings or graduations, but those little rituals and ceremonies that people create for themselves.

What could be the purpose of those rituals and ceremonies? I am trying to thin...

December 23, 2019

Improvisation is about finding our own limits and surpassing them.

Improvisation is about tapping into our innermost feelings in real time.

Improvisation is the key to creativity and to interpretation.

Can Improvisation be taught?

Should Improvisation be taught?


February 4, 2018

It is a great feeling for a teacher when a former student becomes a colleague.

Just as the fall semester was about to end, I received a package in the mail.

The package was from Teymur Phell, a brilliant former student of mine who currently lives in New York City and per...

December 24, 2017

Feeling Thankful looking back at 2017 and feeling Excited looking forward to 2018.

Here are a few of the miracles of 2017:

Just before delivering her second son, guitarist extraordinaire Shani Inbar and I recorded our first CD as duo BassGuitar, to be produced by Seigo M...

June 17, 2017

I just came back from a week of masterclasses at the beautiful Franz Liszt Academy in Budapest. As always, it was a joy to meet wonderful people and to visit a city which I hadn’t seen in twenty years. Budapest played an important role in music history and I also felt...

April 12, 2017

The Interfaith Encounters Association creates opportunities for dialogue between people of all religions. We will play Thursday night , April 13, 7pm at the Finnish Church in Jerusalem, a benefit concert for the Faith in Music program where Jewish , Muslim and Christia...

February 16, 2017

To All My Friends in MEXICO

Three years ago I was invited to run a week long workshop for string teachers who work in school and neighborhood projects. This trip to Mexico was one of the most special trips in my entire life. I had the opportunity  to work with young ent...

February 2, 2017

Two weeks before we leave for the Galicia Graves festival in Cullerdo, Spain. Feeling excited 
With : Simon Gracia, Gebriele Ragghianti, Diego Zecharias and David Heyes
Thank you Erel Paz, Avi Elbaz And Pazit Dank

December 24, 2016

We Wish you Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year 2017! 
We would like to thank 
the people who made 2016 so special:
Pazit Dank, Avi Elbaz, Erel Paz, Maya Liberman, Briana Perez, Stuart Diamond, Henrik Budde, Oswald Amiralis 

Looking forward to a very interesting seaso...

October 9, 2016

"Someone to steal horses with" is a literal translation of the German saying "jemand zum Pferde stehlen", meaning a person you can rely on when doing somethin

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