Elad Navon, clarinetist, was born in august 2000, living in Modi’in, Israel. Started playing the piano at the age of 6 and Started playing the clarinet at the age of 10, in the Conservatory of the JAMD, in the class of Ilya Schwartz.
Elad is graduated from the high-school and the conservatory of the JAMD.
Elad is currently studying at the Buchman Mehta School of Music in the class of Tibi Cziger.
He served in the IDF as an “Outstanding Musician”.
Elad is being supported by the AICF since 2017.
Over the years, Elad played in the symphony orchestras and wind orchestra of the high-school and the conservatory of the JAMD, the National Youth Wind Orchestra, the BMSM symphony orchestra, Ramat Gan symphony orchestra and the Young Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. Also, he played a few times as a clarinetist in the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra.
Elad has extensive experience in chamber music: he played in many ensembles, coached by Dror Zemel, Natasha Kosov, Ilya Schwartz, Tibi Cziger, Ido Azrad, Hilma Digilov, Menachem Wiesenberg, Christian Stene, Asaf sommer, Ron Trachtman, Ella Toovy and Mauricio Paez.
Elad participated in the “David Goldman Program” in the Jerusalem Music Centre.
In November 2017, Elad participated in “Aurora Festival” in Sweden, and played for the teachers Yehuda Gilad and Christian Stene. he also played in a concert in Vanersburg, Sweden.
Elad participated in master classes with the teachers: Yevgeny Yehudin, Ron Zelka, Danny Erdman, Alexander Fiterstein, Emil Visenescu, “Tutz Frequenz” trio, Julian Milkis, Shirley Brill, Pascal Moragues, Michael Rusinek, Sharon Kam and Murray perahia.
In February 2016, Elad won the 4th prize at the Kfar-Saba competition, and In 2018 he won the 2nd prize in the Chamber Music competition of the JAMD.
Elad played many concerts in Israel: in YMCA hall, Jerusalem Theatre, Israel Museum, Eden-Tamir Center in Ein Kerem (as part of live radio broadcasting), in Charles Bronfman Auditorium and more. He played several in concerts abroad as an ensemble player and orchestra player.