Eitan Mechtinger

    Grant Recipient

    Raanana, Israel

    Eitan Mechtinger, born in 1993, is a classical baritone and is currently studying towards his B.Mus. degree in the Voice Department of the Tel Aviv University Buchmann-Mehta School of Music, in Efrat Ben-Nun’s class.

    In 2011, Eitan graduated with honors from the Mor Metro-west High School, Raanana, where he majored in classical music including theory, performance and composition. He had several solo performances including lead roles in his high school productions.

    Eitan is a Raanana Music Center graduate for voice and clarinet, which he played for ten years. As a clarinet player, he performed as a soloist with orchestras in festivals and competitions in Israel and abroad. When graduating, he held a solo recital which included singing and clarinet playing.

    Eitan served for five years in an Intelligence Corps unit of the Israel Defense Forces and was released as a lieutenant.

    As a soloist, Eitan performed with the Tel-Aviv Soloists Ensemble conducted by Barak Tal, with the Gary Bertini Israeli Choir conducted by Ronen Borshevsky and with the Symphonette Raanana Orchestra, conducted by Gil Shohat. During the summer of 2018, Eitan participated in the International Summer Opera Program in Tel Aviv.