Ruben Seroussi (Komposition, Mentor)

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Ruben Seroussi, a composer and guitarist, was born in Montevideo, Uruguay in 1959 and settled in Israel in 1974 where he completed his studies under Leon Schidlowsky at Tel Aviv University.

His works, for various musical formations, have been performed in Israel by the best performers and orchestras, and are frequently performed abroad by well-known ensembles, such as the Ensemble Modern, Ensemble Oriol, New Juilliard Ensemble, Cuarteto Latinoamericano, Continuum New York, Moscow Studio for New Music, Mosaik Ensemble, a.o. A CD with some of his chambers works performed by Ensemble Meitar was released in 2017 by the German label NEOS.

In addition Seroussi is an active concert guitarist, who plays as recitalist, in chamber formations and as soloist in Israel and abroad. He has also recorded for such labels as Nuova Era and Meridian Records.

Ruben Seroussi is Head of Composition Studies at the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music, Tel- Aviv University.