|A native of Tel
Aviv, Sivan Eldar has studied sound design at the School of the Museum
of Fine Arts and composition at the New England Conservatory (BM). She
is currently a fellow at UC Berkeley where she is working towards her
PhD in composition and new media. Sivan’s works have been
performed in Europe and the US at historic halls such as Paris’
Salle Cortot, Odessa’s Philharmonic Theatre, Tuscany’s
Palazzo Mansi, and Boston’s Jordan Hall. Her recent works range
from orchestral (a clarinet concerto for the Odessa Philharmonic
Orchestra), to chamber (a violin and cello duo for the June in
Buffalo Summer Festival), to solo (a work for solo piano and live
processing for Gloria Cheng), to art installation (an audiovisual
installation for the Catharine Clark Gallery).
Sivan has been the recipient of awards from the Hearst Foundation, the Boston and New England Conservatories, the Dorfman International Composition Competition, the Accademia Musicale Chigiana, and most recently the Fulbright Foundation. She currently teaches composition and analysis at the John Adams Young Composers Program, and harmony and ear training at UC Berkeley’s music department.
Sendungen im ORF KUNSTRADIO:
13. 04. 2014: Prix Palma der EBU Ars Acustica