Musethica Israel Quartet
Hallel Tutter (violin) was born in Germany in 1996 and at the age of three moved to Israel. Hallel began her violin studies at the age of eleven with Michael Gaisler at the Jerusalem “HaSaddna” conservatory, and is currently studying with Chaim Taub. Hallel took part in the David Goldman program for outstanding young musicians in the Jerusalem Music Center, AH Center for chamber music, Zeist Music Festival in the Netherlands, the Keshet Eilon summer master course and The Perlman Music Program. She participated in masterclasses with Miriam Fried, Gyorgy Pauk, Michaela Martin, Catherine Cho, Ivry Gitlis and Itzhak Perlman. Hallel is a member of the West Eastern Divan Orchestra under the conduction of Maestro Daniel Barenboim, in which she performed in the Salzburg Festival, Luzern Festival, the BBC Proms in London and more. She also performed recitals in the Kennedy Center Washington at the UN General Assembly in New York and Murray Perahia’s house in London. Hallel is a member of the Musethica Israel representative string Quartet. Hallel is a scholarship recipient from the Varon Foundation and the America-Israel Cultural Foundation since 2009.
Anna Siegreich (violin) was born in Israel in 1995. She began her violin studies at the age of 7, at the Israeli conservatory of music with professor Nava Milo. Curenlty she studies with prof. Chaim Taub and in theBuchman-Mehta school of music, Tel-Aviv for her first degree. Anna has collaborated with chamber music groups at the Stricker Conservatory of Music in Tel Aviv, and at the David Goldman Program for Outstanding Musicians at the Jerusalem Music Center, under the direction of Sergei Bresler. She was also a member of the young Israeli philharmonic orchestra, and participates in Miriam Fried’s program in the Jerusalem music center. Anna had masterclasses with Itzhak Perlman, Leonidas Kavakos, Silvia Marcovici, Grigory Kalinovsky, Sean Lee, Miriam Fried, Shmuel Aschkenazi, Kato Havas, Roberto Gini and more. In the summer of 2013, 2014 and 2015 she has participated the Zeistermusiekdagen in the Netherlands where she preformed and took classes with the Jerusalem Quartet, Danel Quartet, Borodin Quartet, Pavel Hass quartet, Valentine Erben, Gary Hoffman, Natalie Clein and more. During 2014-2015 she has participated in the “Perlman Music Program” residencies which took place in Tel Aviv.
Yoav Yatskan (viola) was born in Israel in 1995. Began studying the viola at age 16 under Michael Gaisler and currently studies with Chaim Taub. Yoav played concerts in the Jerusalem Music center and in London (at Murray Perahia’s House) as “Hassadna” conservatory student and in Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, NYC, Richard Strauss Institute and the Elize Palace with “Polphony Quartet”. He participated the Perlman Music Program in Israel and Sarasota, David Goldman Program of the Jerusalem Music Center, Keshet Eilon Summer Mastercouurse and played as a member in Daniel Barenboim’s West Eastern Divan Orchestra in Sevilla, Marseille, Lucerne, berlin and Abu Dhabi. Yoav was the principal Violist of the Young Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, and played Chamber Music with Hillel Zori, Atar Arad and Saleem Aboud Ashkar. He is a winner of the AICF scholarships since 2007, and got a scholarships from the Barenboim Said Foundation and Kampinski hotel’s “Young Artist Program” as well. He recorded and broadcasted in Kol Hamusica Radio Station, and had a masterclasses With Jeffery Irvine and Miriam Fried. Yoav doing his army service as “outstanding musician” in the IDF.
Gali Knaani, (violoncello) was born in Kibbutz Hulata, Israel, in 1995. Began his cello studies at the age of 8 with Mr. Uri Chen and in 2011 continued his cello studies in the class of Professor Hillel Zori at the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music of Tel-Aviv University. He performed as a soloist with different orchestras in Israel such as the Kibbutz-Youth Orchestra and The Netanya-Kibbutz Chamber Orchestra in the Tel-Aviv Museum concert hall. Gali is a scholarship recipient of the America-Israel Cultural Foundation and the IPO foundation. He performed in tours in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the USA, including a concert in AIPAC policy conference in Washington D.C. He took part in various music courses and festivals, such as “Astona International-summer music academy”, “Keshet Eilon master course”, “Jerusalem Music Festival” and “Zeist music days”. Gali participated in masterclasses in cello and chamber music with acclaimed musicians such as Gary Hoffman, Cuarteto Casals, Agata Szymczewska, Valentin Erben, Emerson quartet, Attila Falvay, Orfeo Mandozzi, Alexander Pavlovsky, Melissa Phelps, Francis Goutton, Haim Taub, Dimitry Yablonsky, Larissa Groenveld and Gavriel Lipkind. Gali is an active chamber music musician and he has participated in the David-Goldmann program of the Jerusalem music center, the chamber music department of the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music and Musethica program. Since 2016, he is a member of Musethica Israel string quartet. In October 2013, Gali finished his military service as an outstanding musician in the IDF and currently he studies with prof. Zvi Plesser at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance.