Gaya Feldheim Schorr

    Born in the heart of Tel-Aviv, Brooklyn based musician and vocalist Gaya Feldheim Schorr was introduced to music at home. Her mother, a multimedia artist with an immense musical taste, brought her up to be highly receptive to diversity and acquainted with a multitude of musical genres and eras, all coming to form the musical fiber of her artistic palate. Gaya creates and performs jazz and creative contemporary music, deconstructing her wide array of musical influences to conjure up her enchanting original voice.
     Noteworthy performances as a leader include venues and festivals such as: Cornelia Street Cafe, Shapeshifter Lab, Jazz at Lincoln Center, The Owl Music Parlor, Spectrum, Rockwood Music Hall, Beit Ha’Amudim, Levontin 7, Red Sea Jazz Festival, Europafest (Bucharest), Rostov Jazz Festival (Russia) and more.

    Awards and scholarships: Graduated with honors from The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music (2016) / Merit scholarship from The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music (2014-2016) / ‘Outstanding Musician’ title from the IDF (2012-2014)  Best Band Award from EUROPAfest, Bucharest, 2009 / Scholarship winner of the America-Israel Cultural Foundation in Jazz singing 09-10 / Scholarship winner of the America-Israel Cultural Foundation in Jazz singing 10-11 / Scholarship winner of the America-Israel Cultural Foundation in Jazz singing 12-13 / Scholarship winner of the America-Israel Cultural Foundation in Jazz singing 13-14 / Scholarship winner of the America-Israel Cultural Foundation in Jazz singing 14-15


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    The Israeli Jazz Spotlight is a monthly series showcasing the best NYC-based Israeli Jazz at the renowned Cornelia Street Cafe. Replacing the former series curator Or Bareket is Nadav Remez. The newly managed series kicks off with a three-night festiva…