Hagai
Bilitzky

Nationality: Israel

Residence: Israel

Main Style: Middle Eastern

Presenting: Recital

WORKING AREAS

Freelance Player

Employed Player

Freelance Educator

Employed Educator

Bass Com- poser/Arr.

20%

20%

20%

20%

20%

BASIC INFO

Current Orchestra/Band/Group

Many Middle Eastern groups and projects both as a leader and a sideman.

Current Educational Institution

Teaching at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance JAMD.

Current Works

Bringing the double bass into prominence as a solo instrument in the music of the Middle East. Executing the special musical elements of this music (like the "quarter tones").

Combining new performance techniques with the display of authentic musical traditions.

Self-Composed/Arr. Works for Double Bass

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MINI BIOGRAPHY

Hagai teaches double bass at the eastern department of the JAMD, and at the jazz department of the JAMD conservatory.

He is a requested clinician in courses, lectures and seminars for double bass and in Israel and abroad.

Hagai studied his Master's degree under the guidance of Dr. Michael Klinghoffer and Prof. Taiseer Elias.

WEBSITE

http://www.doublebasseast.com/