Guy Moskovich

    Grant Recipient
    • Music

    Brooklyn, NY, United States

    Artist Website

    June 13 - 17, 2021

    Various locations

    Guy Moskovich (born August 1st 1996) is a rising Jazz pianist and composer from Israel, currently residing in New York City. He is performing regularly on the international Jazz scene, where he is considered a rising star, having played at the Red Sea Jazz Festival in Israel, Bern Jazz Festival, Beit Ha’Amudim Jazz club, Cornelia St. Cafe and the Jazz Gallery in New York, gaining musical experience with well-known musicians such as Omer Avital, Mike Rodriguez and Ulysses Owens Jr. He received his bachelors degree in Jazz performance from The New School in 2019.

    Guy began playing classical piano at the age of 9, winning the ‘Al-Derech-HaMelech’ competition in Ashdod in 2007 (1st place) and 2008 (2nd place). He started studying Jazz at age 14, when he attended the prestigious ‘Thelma Yellin High School of the Arts’, and was the recipient of scholarships from the America – Israel Cultural Foundation. He later received an ‘Outstanding Musician’ status in the IDF, where he taught several instruments and music theory to children, as well as performing in Israel and Europe.

    Guy’s music offers a unique point of view on modern Jazz, drawing from his Israeli legacy and middle-eastern influences, as well as elements from western classical music composers such as Chopin and Liszt, all morphing into a brand new sound under the grand concepts of Jazz – Improvisation, Listening, Freedom.