Born 1950, Ein Hashofet, Israel.
Third degree: Ph.D. - Composition, with Prof. Andre Hajdu, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan.
Second degree: M.mus - Composition, with Prof. Leon Schidlowsky, “Rubin Academy of Music”Tel-Aviv University.
First degree: B.mus. - Composition and Theory, with Prof. Leon Schidlowsky, “Rubin Academy of Music,”Tel-Aviv University.
Conducts adults and youth Choirs, Vocal and Instrumental Ensembles.
Conducted the Thechnion Choir and Orchestra, Haifa.
Teaches Theory, composition ,History of Music, Brass Instruments.
Plays Trumpet and French Horn. Played with the Kibbutz Chamber Orchestra, with members of the Haifa Symphony Orchestra. Played and sang Oratorial Music.
Awarded three times the “Rubin Academy Composition Prize” 1987, 1988, 1989, the “Haifa Mark-Lavry Composition Prize”,1991.
Awarded the “Eizen-Pickard” scholarship, Basel, Swiss, 1991-92.
Compositions have been performed and recorded in Israel, Germany, Holland, Belgia,
Nadav ziv - List of Compositions:
Woodwind Quintet, 1987. fl, ob, cl, hn, bn. Achieved prize, performed and recorded.
Piece for Chamber Ensemble, 1988, 7', IMC-345 (11 p.) MS. fl (picc.), cl, bn, vn, vla, vcl, hp, pno, perc: 2. Achieved prize and performed.
Monologue, for trumpet solo, 1988, IMC-96 (4 p.) MS.
Events, for Trumpet, Horn & Trombone, 1989,10'. IMC-95 (16 p.) MS. Achieved prize, performed by “Ensemble Musica Nova”, Tel-Aviv,
Prisma, for horn and Chamber Ensemble, 1990, 10' , (25 p.),
The Day Is Yet Great, for mixed double choire and percussion, 1990, IMC-98 (29 p.) MS. Achieved prize.
Mobile, for Large Orchestra, 1991.
Dialogue, for two pianos, 1992, IMC-97 (29 p.) MS. Performed by the “New Israeli Piano Duo”, Be`er Sheeba”.
A God Can Do It, for Soprano, horn, mixed choir, percussions & strings,1993, 10 , 'IMC-308 (28 p.) MS.
Circles, for Woodwinds, Brass & Percussion, 1993, 9' , IMC-346 (47 p.) MS, fl (picc.), ob (eng. hn.), cl (picc., E flat, bass cl), bn, tpt, hn, trb, perc: 2. Performed by “Ensemble Musica Nova”, Tel-Aviv, and recorded.
Associations after “Fantasia in C major by V. F. Bach”, for voilin, viola de gamba & cembalo, 1993, (10 p.).
Associations on an Israeli Tune “Atur Mitzhech”, for piano, 1994, 4.30' , IMC-381 (5 p.) CGI.
Associations on an Israeli Tune “Atur Mitzhech”, arranged for Band, 1997, (18 p.).
Yearning For Peace, for six players,1995, 16' , IMC-406 (41 p.), MS fl (fl alto), cl (cl bass), vn, vcl, pno, perc. Achieved prize, performed by “Ensemble `88”, Holland, at Gent - Belgia, and at Amsterdam - Holland, and recorded.
Lamento, for String Quartet, 1998. Performed by the “Novosibirsk String Quartet” at “Bar Ilan University”, and recorded.
Brief Visions of Childhood, for woodwind quintet, 1999, performed by the “Haifa wood-wind quintet, Beit-Bialik, Tel Aviv, 1999, 9' 47'' , (29 p.).
Voices, Calls and Lamento, for a symphony orchestra, 2000, 25' , (54 p.).
Discourse, for two clarinets, 2001, cl, cl (cl bass), Performed by Richard lesser and Avigail Arenheim, and recorded, Mizra, 2002, 15' 07'' .
Homage to Naomi Shemer – Fantasia, for Concert Band, 2004, 12'
Hagveret Mirechov Bezalel - lyrics: Yoram Tehar-Lev, for equal voices, 2006, 4'
“Live” – Chamber Music. Published 2003.
“Voices, Calls & Lamento” for Symphony Orchestra, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Zubin Mehta, Tel-Aviv 2004.
Arrangements for vocal ensembles are included in two compact discs:
“Kolot Misgav Choire”.
“Shiruli” Vocal Ensemble”.