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…

Keshet Eilon String Mastercourse 2022 is ended.
We will meet again next year!

Three weeks of music celebration ended, and what a celebration it was!
Many thanks to all participants – teaching faculty and students – who came from all over the world to share with us their outstanding talent and wonderful music.
Many thanks to the devoted organizing staff who worked day and night and made this magic happen. 
Last but not least, many thanks to you, our fantastic audience, for coming to hear, listen, and witness the future generation of string musicians.
It was our pleasure to host you!
We invite you to continue enjoying the sounds on the
Keshet Eilon YouTube page, where you can find all the

Summer Mastercourse musical events.

Until next summer,
we’ll be glad to meet you at the “Sounds of Keshet Eilon” Concert Series
that will open after the Holidays (October 28, 2022).

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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