About Carmel Curiel

Carmel Curiel (b.1998, Israel) is a bachelor’s degree student in composition at the ‘Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance’ under the direction of Prof. Yinam Leef.

Previously she studied under the direction of Daniel Akiva (2014-2015), Prof. Haim Permont (2016) and Dr. Ziv Cojocaru (2017-2019).
Carmel plays the violin from the age of 8, under the direction of Yana Yot , Bella Purisman and Guy Figer.

Carmel studied at Reut School of Art from 2010-2016.

Carmel participated in orchestras and ensembles, such as the Young Philharmonic Orchestra, the Jerusalem Music Center, Bnei Hakibbutzim Orchestra and Tel Aviv soloist’s ensemble.

Selected Performances

“Thought for Karakul” by Iineraire Ensemble as part of CEME Festival (2020)

“Primary colors” by C.S quartet as part of vox femina festival (2019)

“Primary colors” by Mivos Quartet (2018)

“Desert wind” by Meitar Ensemble, The Israeli Music Festival (2016)

“Clarinet quintet” by New York Philharmonic Orchestra players (2015)

Activities And Honors

CEME festival and master course with Helmut Lachemann and Philippe Leroux (2020)

The Israeli Composers Competition” 1st prize (2019)

Sharett Foundation outstanding excellence Scholarship in the field of composition (2018-2019)

Master course with Richard Carick (2018)

Young CEME composition course – Meitar Ensemble, Hanna Ajiashvili (2017-2018)

The Israeli Composers Competition” – 2nd prize (2017)

Young Composers Competition – the New York Philharmonic Orchestra (2015)

Carmel Curiel


Jerusalem, Israel
Grant Recipient

Artist Gallery