主講人: Ziv Cojocaru(以色列作曲家)
Composer, Conductor, Arranger and Pianist, Ziv Cojocaru is a multidisciplinary musician, active in the fields of classical, contemporary and popular music.
Dr. Cojocaru received both his Master degrees in Composition and Conducting with honors at the “Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance”. He completed his Doctoral degree in composition (Ph.D) at the Bar-Ilan University.
Dr. Cojocaru serves as Head of the Composition, Conducting and Music Theory Department at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance and teaches as a full-time faculty member. He also serves as Conductor in residence at the Israel Sinfonietta.
Cojocaru’s works are often recorded and played on the Israeli Radio.
As a composer, Ziv Cojocaru has written commissions for various ensembles and orchestras. His compositions have been preformed at various festivals and venues including the “Euro Classic Festival” in Konzerthaus-Berlin, the Arnold Schönberg Center-Wien, the “Tonraum 21 – Festival für neue musik” in Minoritensaal–Graz (Austria), the European ECSA festival in Luxembourg, the MATA Festival in New York, the ISCM – World Music Days Festival, the “Days of Macedonian Music” festival in Skopje, the “INTRADA” and “MERIDIAN” festivals for new music in Romania, the ACL Festivals, “Israel Music Festival”, the “Desert Sounds Festival”, the ”Galilee Voice of Music Festival”, the “Spring competitions” and more.
The preforming ensembles and orchestras include the Ensemble l’Intinéraire (France), The Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble (Rusia), the Atem Ensemble (Romania), the Zeitfluss Ensemble (Austria), the Reconcil Ensemble (Austria), the United instruments of Lucilin Ensemble (Luxembourg), Sturm und Klang Ensemble (Belgium), the Meitar Ensemble, the Israel Contemporary Players, Tremolo Ensemble, the Tempera Ensemble, the Tel Aviv Soloists Ensemble, the Israel Symphony Orchestra, the Israel Chamber Orchestra, the Israel Sinfonietta, the Israel Camerata – Jerusalem, the Israel Symphonette-Raanana, the Israel Contemporary String Quartet, and more. He collaborated with conductors such as Pierre Andre Valade, Michael Sanderling, Omer. M. Welber, Ilan Volkov, Edo Mičić, and more. His works are published by the Israel Music Center (IMC) and the Israel Music Institute (IMI).
As a conductor, Cojocaru serves as Conductor in Residence for the Israel Sinfonietta Orchestra. He also performed with the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, the Wiener Concert-Verein (Austria), the Filarmonica de Stat Botosani (Romania), the Israel Chamber Orchestra, the Israel Camerata-Jerusalem, the Haifa Symphony Orchestra, the Ashdod Symphony Orchestra, the NK Orchestra, the Israel Symphonette- Raanana, the Meitar ensemble, the Moran Singers Ensemble, the Jerusalem Academy Orchestra, and more.
As an arranger, Mr. Cojocaru’s works are performed by the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, the Israel Symphony Orchestra, the Haifa Symphony Orchestra, the Israel Chamber Orchestra, The Israel Sinfonietta, the Tel Aviv Soloists Ensemble, the Raanana Symphonette, the Israel NK Orchestra, the Tel Aviv Jazz Big Band, the Meitar ensemble, the Tempera ensemble, and more.
In the Popular music scene Mr. Cojocaru worked on Israel’s most prestigious Stage Productions and appeared in best selling Albums as a producer, musical director, arranger, conductor, composer, pianist and keyboards player. He collaborated with the most renowned Israeli artists such as: Gidi Gov, Shlomo Arzi, David Broza, Dani Robas, Alon Oleartchik, Shalom Hanoch, Asaf Amdursky, Rona Keinan, Keren Ann, Shuli
Rand, Amir Benayun, Yehuda Poliker, Rami Klienstein, Rita, Yehudit Ravitz, Yoni Rechter, Shlomo Gronich, Dudu Tasa, Eran Zur, Shlomi Shaban, Riki Gal, Yizhar Ashdot, David D’aor, Harel Skaat, Maurice El Medioni, and many more. Mr. Cojocaru also worked for several Israel’s top rated TV productions.
Ziv Cojocaru is the recipient of the 2015 Prime Minister Award for composers, the 2002 ACUM grant for excellence in the fields of Composition & Arrangement, the 2000 TAMUZ – Israeli Music award for best instrumental performance on a recorded album, and the 2005-2007 Jerusalem Academy of Music & Dance Excellence Scholarships.
Dr. Cojocaru also serves as a board member at the Israeli Composers’ League (ICL) and as a member at the Board of Trustees – Prime Minister Award.