About Ella Bukszpan

Ella Bukszpan, born in Jerusalem in 1997, began studying the violin at age seven with Emma Elishov at the Givatayim conservatory of music. When she was twelve she decided to permanently switch to the viola. Since 2012, Ella studied Viola Performance at the Israel Conservatory of Music in Tel Aviv, first with Delia Yaakov and, from September of 2015, with Tali Kravitz. She then studied at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance.

She is a Thelma Yellin High School of the Arts graduate and has performed solo with the school’s orchestra. Ella participated in the David Goldman Chamber Music Program for Outstanding Musicians at the Jerusalem Music Center and was a member of the Young Israel Philharmonic Orchestra from 2011-2015.

Ella has performed in master classes with Miriam Fried, Lilach Levanon, Krzysztof Chorzelski, Uzi Wiesel, Yitzhak Rashkovski, Itzhak perlman, Jeffrey Irvine, Carol Rodland, Emmanuella Reiter and other distinguished artists.

In the summer of 2013, she attended the Astona Summer Music Academy in Switzerland and since 2014, she has been a participant in the Perlman Music Program in Israel and abroad.

In 2010, she received the Havah Stern excellence scholarship and has been a scholarship recipient of the America-Israel Cultural Foundation since 2013.

Ella Bukszpan


Givatayim, Israel
Grant Recipient

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