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Eli Korman is an Israeli composer and a saxophone player. Born (1992) and raised in Kibbutz Netiv Halamed Hey, currently lives in Basel, Switzerland.

Eli is studying these days at the Musik Akademie Basel FHNW for his second M.Mus in composition, under the supervision of prof. Caspar Johannes Walter.

He has studied for a B.Mus in composition & M.Mus. in Composition in the Tedarim program of Meitar Ensemble at the Jerusalem Academy for Music & Dance, with Prof. Ari Ben Shabetai, and Prof. Yinam Leef. He had studied also with Yair Klartag after graduated from the Jerusalem Academy.


Eli participated in several master courses for composers such as CEME master course of Meitar Ensemble, the International Young Composers Academy in Ticino, the Workshop for Young Composers of Divertimento Ensemble and the Bludenzer Tage zeitgemäßer Musik with professors such as Franck Bedrossian, Phillippe Leroux, Helmut Lachenman, Mauro Lanza, Samir Odeh-Tamimi, Unsuk Chin, Du Yun, Oscar Bianchi and Eva Reiter.

Eli received the ''America-Israel Cultural Foundation'' scholarship for his composition studies, as well as an excellence scholarship from the Jerusalem Academy for Music and Dance. Eli won the second prize in the ''Israel Composers' League'' competition for young composers (2018), the Call for piano works by RMN (2020) the Call for Scores of Blank Ensemble (2021) and a Diploma for nonstandard thinking and originality of idea from the 3rd National Composer Competition from the Kazakh National University for Arts (2021).  His pieces are performed by Les Percussions de Strasbourg, Divertimento Ensemble, Quartetto Maurice, Meitar ensemble, Duo Alto, Tedarim ensemble and various players in Israel, Hungary, the Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Chile, North Macedonia, South Korea, Italy and Austria.

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