About Jonathan Chazan

Contemporary saxophones player, arranger, improviser and a devoted performer of contemporary and ancient music. By performing both pieces originally written for the saxophone and self arranged pieces from different times, styles and instruments, he produces original solo recitals, while regularly commissioning, co-working and premiering new pieces by many prominent Israeli composers, ever exploring, expanding and reinventing the “old” and “new” repertoire.

Jonathan played with most of Israeli leading ensembles and orchestras, as a soloist with Rishon-Letzion Symphonic Orchestra, conducting Dan Etinger, and with the Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra (conducting Zubin Mehta). He is also a founding member of the Tel-Aviv saxophone quartet.

Awards and degrees: Master of pedagogy (Tel-Aviv university), Bachelor (Lausanne conservatoire), academy’s high school graduate with honorary, AICF scholarship of extinct excellence, and winner of the contemporary music competition of the Tel-Aviv university.

Jonathan believes that musicians are an essential part of their community. Therefore, he is invested in educational activities through music, workshops, masterclasses and as a teacher at the Israeli conservatory of music, Tel-Aviv.

Jonathan Chazan

Saxophone, Experimental, Classical, Electronic

Tel Aviv, Israel
Grant Recipient

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