SHELLY AVRAKH
Violinist
ZEFUNOT SCHOLARSHIP

Shelly Avrakh was chosen to take part in the Morningside Music Bridge Summer Course at the New England Conservatory summer of 2017. She received a travel grant from Zefunot Culture.

BIOGRAPHY

Shelly Avrakh was born in Israel in 2002. She studies violin with Mrs. Mila Feldman at the Conservatory of the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance where she performs regularly in chamber music programs and as a soloist.

 

In 2015 she was awarded a scholarship for excellence from the American-Israel Cultural Foundation and as a result, was invited to take part in the prestigious David Goldman Program for outstanding young musicians at the Jerusalem Music Center. Since joining the Goldman program, Shelly has performed in various quartets and chamber music programs and took part in masterclasses with Daniel Heifetz and Miriam Fried.

 

She is a regular participant in the Keshet Eilon violin seminars where she is a member of the string ensemble and has participated in masterclasses with Ani Schnarch and Irena Svetlova.

 

As a soloist, Shelly performed a Bach Violin Concerto with the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra - IBA.

 

Avrakh is currently a member of the Young Jerusalem Quartet coached by Sergei Bresler as part of the David Goldman project for outstanding young musicians, at the Jerusalem Music Center.

 

Shelly has given live performances on the Israel Radio Classical Music channel.

 

In addition to her music studies, Shelly is an accomplished dancer and as a student at the High School attached to the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance, she is a full time student in the dance track, where she performs in projects throughout the year.

(April 2017)