Shira Shaked, pianist

Resides in New York, Shira Shaked constantly performs concerts and recitals across Israel and abroad. She performed with the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, Ra’anana Symphonette Orchestra and the Academy of Tel Aviv University Orchestra, took part in the NY West Village Music Theater Festival, She participated in the Eilat Festival and Tel-Aviv Piano Festival, broadcasted with Prof.

Pavel Vernikov on the Russian-Israeli National Channel and in 2008 recorded an album with the Israeli poet Natan Zach and a special Ensemble.

Shira participates regularly in numerous Chamber Music activities and concerts, and accompanies singers at the Israeli Opera and at the Acting Studio of Beit Zvi (Israel). She took part in various Master Classes with Pnina Salzman (Israel), Pavel Gililov (Russia), Albert Tiu (U.S.A/New Zealand), Joanna McGgregor (England) and the Tel-Hai Piano Master-Classes (Israel).

She is a scholarships recipient of the Stony Brook University, New York and The Tel-Aviv Music Academy, Israel. Lately she has recorded a number of works composed by her. Born in 1981, Shira started taking piano lessons at the age of four. She studied in the Tel Aviv Conservatory with Ms.

Adina Wertheim; obtained B.Mus Degree of the Tel Aviv Music Academy with Michael Boguslavsky and Mark Shaviner and completed her M. Mus studies at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance and Dance with Vadim. Monastirsky.

Shira is currently studying with Prof. Gilbert Kalish for a doctoral degree at Stony Brook University, New York.

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