About Elisha Kravitz

Born in Jerusalem in 1993, Elisha began his piano studies with Lena Nemirovsky-Wiskind at the Jerusalem Conservatory ‘Hassadna’. He went on to study with Yaron Rosenthal at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance and Emanuel Krasovsky at the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music, where he completed his bachelor’s degree. He currently studies at the Royal Conservatoire Den Hague with Naum Grubert.

Awards and prizes include 3d prize at the Jerusalem Academy competition (2013), 1st prize at the Arianne Katz competition (2014), 5th prize and prize for the performance of an Israeli work at the Voice of Music competition (2015) and 2nd prize at the Pnina Salzman competition (2017). Elisha has also received an Alexander Volkov memorial scholarship (2015). He appeared as a soloist with the Haifa and Jerusalem symphony orchestras, conducted by Vag Papian and Frederic Chaslin.

Elisha took part in masterclasses with Robert Levine, Richard Goode, Tatiana Zelikman, Murray Perahia, Emanuel Ax and Jacques Rouvier. He has participated in international festivals such as the Aspen Festival, Holland Music Sessions and the International Mendelssohn-Akademie Leipzig.

Elisha completed his service in the IDF as an Outstanding Musician. He is a recipient of scholarships from the America-Israel Cultural Foundation since 2008, including an excellence scholarship in 2012.

Elisha Kravitz


Wassenaar, Netherlands
Grant Recipient