About Evyatar Hassanov

Evyatar Hassanov was born in 1993 in Jerusalem and began studying the violin at the age of six. Between 2005 and 2011 he studied at the Academy High School of Music and Dance under the guidance of Sophie Pikovsky and later with Michael Gaisler. In 2009 he was accepted to the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance, where he began his undergraduate studies in parallel to his high school studies. He then served in the IDF between 2012 and 2015. In 2017 he completed his undergraduate studies at the Academy of Jerusalem, as a student of Prof. Lihay Ben Dayan. He currently plays in the first violin section of the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra.

Evyatar played as a soloist with the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra. He participated twice in Keshet Eilon seminars and also in a Kefar Blum seminar. As a chamber music player he has taken part in various chamber music ensembles, within the framework of the Mishkenot Sha’ananim music center and the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance. In 2009 he was chosen to take part in the Israel – Berlin chamber music project, a joint project between the Jerusalem Music Center and the Julius Stern Institute of Berlin. within the framework of this project, concerts were held in the Berlin Philharmonie, the UDK hall in Berlin, the Felicia Blumental hall in Tel Aviv, and the Mishkenot Sha’ananim music center hall. He has taken part in various masterclasses, including those hosted by Ivry Gitlis, Mauricio Fuks, Yehonatan Berick, Miriam Fried, Mihaela Martin and Latica Honda-Rosenberg. Between 2008 and 2012 he played in the Young Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, several times in leading positions. In 2015 he participated in the Jerusalem – Weimar symphony orchestra project. Within the framework of this project, concerts were held in Berlin, Weimar, Wolfsburg and Chorin.

Evyatar has been a recipient of the America-Israel Cultural Foundation annual scholarship since 2007. during his undergraduate studies, he was a four time recipient of the Chamber Music Full Scholarship for Outstanding Musicians.

Evyatar Hassanov


Jerusalem, Israel
Grant Recipient