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Welcome to Keshet Eilon

Keshet Eilon Music Center and its String Masterclasses were founded in 1990 on Kibbutz Eilon in Western Galilee. It focuses in fostering and promoting young string musicians from Israel and abroad. The Center’s musical activities include International String Mastercourses, intended for performers at the highest level, every summer, periodic seminars for Israeli string players and a yearly qualitative concert series for the benefit of music lovers from all over the Western galilee. For more information…

2022 Spring Seminar

Following a successful Winter Seminar, in which we hosted 40 string players from all over Israel, Keshet Eilon continues its preparations for the Spring Seminar that will take place between March 31 to April 2, 2022. We all hope to mount this seminar in a similar format to the previous one, but since there is still some “Covid uncertainty,” we’ll announce its full details later.

We hope to see you all during the year – in the Keshet Eilon next summer international Mastercourse (July 24 – August 11, 2022), the Spring Seminar for Israeli string players, and the annual “Rainbow of Sounds” concert series at the Bar-Uryan Hall.

Latest News

International String Mastercourse 2021

The 2021 International String Summer Mastercourse ended on August 12th. The night before, we signed an 18-day festive graduation chord of quality musical performance, which this time was in a hybrid form. Sixty-three participants from all over the [...]

Remembering Ivry Gitlis (December 24, 2020)

Keshet Eilon mourns the death of world-renowned virtuoso violinist Ivry Gitlis, who passed away on December 24th, 2020. This is a terrible loss for the whole Keshet Eilon family – faculty members, graduates, students and Friends alike – and [...]

Fima Khayutin of blessed memory (July 26, 2020)

At the last minute - Fima Khayutin has gone. We were shocked to hear about his sudden death at his residence in Minsk, Belarus. He was only 59 years old in his death. Fima served at Keshet Eilon as head [...]

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