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Michal Beit-Halachmi

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Israeli born clarinetist Michal Beit-Halachmi graduated from Givatayim Conservatory, where she studied with Eva Wasermann-Margolis. She continued her musical studies in the United States on full scholarships at Indiana University, with Howard Klug and Duquesne University, with Mark Nuccio, receiving her Bachelor of Music Degree in 1999. In 2002, she received her Master of Music degree from State University of New York at Stony Brook, under the tutelage of Charles Neidich. She has been a scholarship recipient of the America- Israel Cultural Foundation since 1997.
Winner of the Solo Recital Awards of Artists International, Ms. Beit-Halachmi performed her New York Debut in Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall on March 8, 2003. World tours include a tour of Russia and Armenia with the American- Russian Young Artist Orchestra, performances at the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival (Germany) and a concert in the Salzburg Music Festival (Austria) with members of the Vienna Philharmonic. Other festival appearances include the Sarasota Chamber Music Festival (USA), and Domaine Forget in Quebec, Canada.
She has concretized extensively as a soloist and chamber musician throughout Israel and in Russia, Belgium, Hungary, Germany and the United States.She performed the Mozart clarinet concerto with the Pittsburgh Youth Orchestra in 1997. In 1999 she won the Pittsburgh Concert Society Award, which entitled her to a solo recital that took place in October 2000.
Most recently, as a member of the UBS Verbier Festival Orchestra, she played concerts under the direction of word renowned conductors Michael Tilson Thomas, Christoph von Dohnanyi, James Levine and Gustavo Dudamel. A world tour that took place in November 2005, included symphonic and chamber music concerts all over Europe and South America.
Featured on WQED-Pittsburgh in November 2001, she performed works presented on her solo CD, “Air Craft”- homages to famous composers, including Bach, Paganini, Debussy, Bartok and others by Hungarian composer Bela Kovacs. The CD also features the “Overture on Hebrew themes” by Sergei Prokofiev with members of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.
Currently, Michal resides in Israel, where she plays with various orchestras, including the Jerusalem Symphony and the Israel Chamber Orchestra. She is also an active chamber musician, and a member of the Tamaris Wind Quintet and The Clarinet Gang, an international group performing crossover music.


Web: http://www.michal-clarinet.com/

Michal Beit-Halachmi
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