Mesilat Zion, Israel
Amit yeshayahu was born on December 31th 2002 in Israel. He started playing classical guitar when he was 10 years old, and by the age of 14 he started learning with Mrs. Irit Even Tov at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance. Amit performs as a solo artist, and also takes part in guitar trios, quartets and ensembles conducted by Mrs. Even Tov.
Amit has participated in several competitions over the years, and has won:
- 2nd prize at the Israeli Ariana Yerushalmi national competition for classical guitar (0-14) in 2016.
- 1st prize at the Israeli Ariana Yerushalmi national competition for classical guitar (14-16) in 2018
- 2st prize at the israeli Ariana Yerushalmi national competition for classical guitar (16-20) in 2019
Amit also took part in several masterclasses:
- masterclass hosted by Petra Poláčková.
- masterclass hosted by Ophira Zakai
Amit was awarded a scholarship from America Israel cultural foundation (AICF) in the years 2016-2017. He olso awarded an excellence scoholarship from America Israel Cultural foundation (AICF) in the years 2018-2019.