Ofer Pelz was born in 1978, Haifa, Israel. At the age of seven he began studying piano in the Rubin Conservatory with Mrs. Rachel Arad. He graduated a music school in Haifa, studying composition with Prof. Haim Permont. He received his Masters degree in composition and music theory at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance, studying with Prof. Inam Leaf, Mr. Vatchislav Ganelin and Dr. Ari Ben-Shabtai.
Ofer has won the First Prize at the "Hana Idor Avni Composition Competition - 2007". Another work by him was granted meritorious in the same competition.
Ofer has composed music for an animation film that has been granted first prize at 'Haifa's international film festival 2003', and first prize at the 'Beijing animation festival 2005'.
His music has been performed in the 'Israel Festival' (Jerusalem-Israel), 'Zlilim Bamidbar- Festival' (Sde Boker-Israel), 'Fontys Dans Festival' (Roosendaal & Breda-The Netherlands), 'Kfar Blum's Chamber Music Festival' (Kfar Blum-Israel) at the 'Susan Dalal' auditorium (Tel-Aviv, Israel), at the Jerusalem Music Center (Jerusalem - Israel) and more. His music was broadcasted at the Israeli national radio channel of classical music.
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