new york, NY, United States
Hila, from Rishon LeZion, Israel is currently an active teacher and chamber music performer in New York City. She earned her bachelor of music in clarinet performance from the Buchman-Mehta School of Music at Tel Aviv University and her Master’s degree from Manhattan School of Music. She is currently an Artist Diploma candidate at Brooklyn College, where she studies with Prof. Marianne Gythfeldt. In 2014, Hila performed as a soloist with the Israel philharmonic orchestra under the baton of Maestro Zubin Mehta. She won first prize at the Manhattan International Music Competition, third prize at the International Clarinet Association young artist competition, special prize at the European Clarinet Association competition and second prize at the Ruth Lewis international clarinet competition. As a contemporary music fan, Hila collaborated with the contemporary music program musicians at Manhattan school of music, and with composers in residence at Brooklyn College. Since 2007 she has been a recipient of America-Israel Cultural Foundation scholarships.