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Ofer Pelz

Ofer Pelz (b. 1978) Currently lives in Montreal and is working toward a Doctorate in music at the University of Montreal. He received a Masters with excellence in composition and music theory from the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance. Subsequently, he moved to Paris for three years to participate in music technology and instrumental composition courses at the Conservatory of Blanc-Mesnil and the Paris Conservatory.
The music of Ofer Pelz has been performed in many important festivals around the world such as: Zeitkunst Festival - Radialsystem (Berlin) and Centre Pompidou (Paris), Israel Festival (Jerusalem), Nuova Consonanza (Rome), Heidelberger Biennale für Neue Musik (Heildelberg), ACMF Festival (Tongyoung, South Korea), and by major ensembles including Meitar Ensemble, Cairn Ensemble, The Israeli Contemporary Players, Ardeo String Quartet, El Perro Andaluz and more.

Pelz's work Equilibrium was awarded the 2008 ACUM Prize for Best Creation of the Year, and his music has won a number of other national and international prizes.
For more information, visit Ofer Pelz's homepage www.oferpelz.com