Beit Izhack, Israel
Liah Barlev was born on January 2005 in Israel. Lives in Beit Izhack she started playing the piano at age 6 with local teacher and at age 9 began studying with Mrs. Ada Weinstock at the Israel Conservatory of Music in Tel Aviv. Among her studies in the conservatory, Liah is part of the program for “young and excellent pianists” held by the Jerusalem Music Center (JMC) both as a soloist and as a member of piano trio in the chamber music program..
Liah has participated in masterclasses with prof. Arik Vardi , Sonia Rubinsky, Roman Rabinovich, Ilana Vered, Pascal Nomrovsky, Andrea Meyer, and Janina Fialkowska. She has performed with the Israel Sinfonietta Beer Sheva under conductor Chen Zimbalista, the Haifa symphony orchestra under conductor Talia Ilan, gave several piano recitals at the “piano memorial corner of Zachariah Hrifaie” at the Israeli Cameri Theater Tel Aviv and preformed at Israel Russian center Tel Aviv in a tribute to Tchaikovsky.
Liah is a 2017 2nd Prize winner, age category 12-15, at the national piano competition “Piano Forever” in Ashdod Israel. And an encouragement prize winner 2016 age category 6 -11 at the national piano competition “Piano Forever” in Ashdod Israel.
April 2019, first pianist in Saint-Saëns Carnival of Animals with an Ensemble of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra – at Zuker hall Hichal Hatarbut Tel-Aviv.
June 2019 Semi Finalist – EMCY – A Step Towards Mastery – the 12 international competition of young pianists , Saint – Petersburg.
Liah is an AICF Grant recipient with Exceptional Distinction in 2018/2019