Support for young string musicians
Yael Almog-Zackai, Angelica Berrie, The PLFA Trust (Switzerland-Israel), Raya Strauss Bendror
Donations of violins, violas and bows to the Keshet Eilon Instrument Loan Pool over the years:
Edna and the late Yehuda Liftman; Ilana and Alex Liban; Hava and Zephir Harari; Michael and the late Yvonne Silverman; Sally and Avi Tanjir; Marion and Ron Aufseesser and Iris and Benny Meisner; Aviva and Naomi Panush; Department of Legacies for the Benefit of the State, Ministry of Justice, Legacy of Leon Englesberg; Jack Bendror and the Bendror family; Marlis and Benzi Malka
Donations for the repair and restoration of donated instruments:
The Harrari family; the Liftman family; Aviva Panush; the Agar family; the Hasak family
Donation of CD’s to the Music Library
Roni Eshel; Ilon and Dan Bavli; Yardena Bar-Uryan; Dov Yirmiyah; Dalya and Ori Rosenberger
Public support, professional assistance and exceptional volunteerism
Aki Shavit – for guidance, involvement and partnership in building the student dormitories and the cafeteria.
Raquel Ramati – for assistance and professional consultation in the area of construction. Malka and Eitan Evan, Orit Naor, Miriam and Giora Romm, Liora and Aki Shavit and Gil Shiva – for contact with donors.
Yehuda Zisapel – for the loan of qualitative violins to young violinists who participate in Keshet Eilon programs.
Yoram Yisraeli, head of the Matteh Asher Regional Council.
Eyal Raiz – for collaboration regarding the Matteh Asher Music Conservatory and other assistance
Jonathan Tishbi and the Tishbi Estate Winery – for providing fine wine for the Friends of Keshet Eilon Day and the Gala Concert in the summer of 2014.
Carmel Wineries – for providing fine wines at the 2014 Keshet Eilon concert event in New York.
Menashe and Nirit Tamir and the staff at Eshet Eilon Industries, Ltd. – for constructing the acoustic shell.
Arye Yass, director of Kol Hamusica, and Moshe Perlman, for live broadcast of 2014 Mastercourse concert.
Robert Sherman at Radio WQXR, New York – for broadcasting segments from the Gala Mastercourse Concert and other Keshet Eilon concerts.
The managements of Kibbutz Eilon and “Horesh Eilon” (Israel) – for general assistance regarding the construction of the campus and the acoustic shell.
Artists Alex Kramer, Efrat Gal-noor and Ayelet Carmi – for exhibiting their work in the Bar-Uryan Hall lobby.
Varda Bobrow – for consultation, curating and mounting the exhibitions in the Bar-Uryan Concert Hall during the year and the summer Mastercourse.
Israel Or-Sinai – for mounting exhibits in the hall.
Raya Strauss Bendror and the “Galilee Treasures” tourism team – for promoting excellence in the Western Galilee region and collaboration with Keshet Eilon.
Israel Consulate in New York, and Renee Schreiber, Director of Performing Arts and Music, The Moezinia family, London, for graciously opening their home, as always, to representatives of Keshet Eilon.
Support for the “Sounds of Keshet Eilon” concert series, 2013-2014
“Tarbut Le-Yisrael” – for supporting the series and partial funding of the concerts.
Rina Oettinger; Edna Taf and Odil Peter; Yigal Raz and the contact people in the various sectors of the Galilee – for assisting in marketing the concerts.
The “Lahmi Bakery,” Nahariya – for providing qualitative refreshments for the “Sounds of Keshet Eilon” concert series.
Volunteer faculty at the Keshet Eilon Seminars for Israeli Students
VIOLIN: Yevgeny After, Mila Feldman, Guy Figer, Miriam Fried, Uri Lavie, Lena Mazor, Sofia Pikovsky, Itzhak Rashkovsky, Ani Schnarch, Hagai Shaham, Shlomo Tintpulver, Dalya Yaacov.
VIOLA: Lilach Levanon, Zvi Carmeli.
CELLO: Hillel Zori.
PIANO: Laura Ahs, Rita Birman, Marina Findel, Tania Gershoni, Julia Gurvitch, Ariel Halevi, Marina Kaminker, Eugenia Lakernik, Diana Livshits, Jana Miklin, Naaman Wagner, Irena Zheleznova.
Professional support and collaboration
Noa Eliezer-Shelef, Danny Yaron, Osnat Yechieli, with the Matteh Asher Community Center staff Hed Sela, Director, Uri Dror, Zvi Carmeli, Yoram Kligman, The Jerusalem Music Center Lee Pearlman, Director, America-Israel Cultural Foundation Taiseer Elias – Consultation regarding music education in the Arab sector Mussa and Muhammad Khalaf, Alkendi Conservatory, Jatt Ahmad Samniya, Director, Shaykh Danun Community Center
Hosting Keshet Eilon benefit concerts in homes and other venues in Israel and abroad
Raya Strauss Bendror and Shmuel Bendror
American Friends of Keshet Eilon in New York
Ticket distribution, 2014 Gala Concert
Yona Adir, Sara Guter Davidson, Rochke Furer, Nira Hasak, Ora Holin, Sarka Levy, Malka Lion, Rina Oettinger, Miriam Romm, Miri Lent-Sharir, Leora Shavit, Myra Simon, Naomi Yekutieli