Meshy Ochana

    Grant Recipient

    Ganei Tikva, Israel

    Meshy Ochana, graduated “Shazar” gifted class (7th -8th) and graduated Thelma Yalin (9th-12th grades) in Classical Music. Finished her service in the IDF as an “Outstanding Musician”, and studying at Buchmann-Mehta School of Music, Tel-Aviv university.

    Meshy has begun studying Piano at age of 9 in Or-Yehuda’s Conservatorium with the teacher Hanna Keydar of blessed memory. In addition, she studied composition with the composer Dr. Hanna Ajiashvili (Conservatorium Director). Since 2013, Meshy has studied piano with Prof. Asaf Zohar, while also studying for one year with Mrs. Hanna Shalgi. Currently, Meshy study in the class of Dr. Michal Tal.

    2017– Meshy participated in Pnina Zalzman piano competition, and won the 4th prize in the final stage. Moreover, Meshy participated in a chamber music competition of Buchmann Mehta School of music, on which her ensemble won the second prize. They played in “Tzavta” hall in winners concert, representing the academy.

    2016– Meshy played as a soloist with the Thelma Yalin Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Guy Feder, and participated in various concerts in Israel and France.

    2016– Received a scholarship in piano playing by AICF for 2016-2017.

    2015– Played with Thelma Yalin’s choir and participated in various concerts in Israel and Germany.

    2015– Won the second prize in “Psanter Letamid” competition and received an incentive award in former competitions.

    2014– Received a scholarship in piano playing by AICF for 2014-2015.

    2013– Played a recital concert on behalf of ‘Ha’atid Kvar Kan’ project, by the supporting of AICF scholarship foundation.

    2013– Represented the Music path of Or-Yehuda city, and appeared in a short film.

    2012– Received an excellence scholarship in piano playing by AICF for 2012-2013.

    2011– Played as a soloist with the Symphonic Orchestra ‘Hod-Hasharon’, conducted by Karin Ben-Joseph.

    Meshy participated in the project “Israeli Composers Write for Children” of the “Israel Composers League”; “Tedarim” project of ansamble “Meitar”; “Aldwell” project of Jerusalem Music Centre and the courses “Psanter Tza’ir”,”Psanter Boger” of Jerusalem Music Center; a summer course of Israeli chamber music of David Goldman program and played in a concert of the “Israel Music Institute”, a piano festival-“24 hours of pianos” in Jerusalem; “Tel Hai international master classes for pianists” in Sde Boker; Participated in the final concert of the international project “very young composers” as a guest artist; The 7th international master course in Rdziejowice, Poland, on behalf of Fryderyk Chopin Institute; International masterclasses of “Mendelssohn Festival” in Hamburg, Germany.

    In 2016 Meshy has participated in a short film of America-Israel cultural foundation, included an interview and  a playing part. More over, Meshy played several times live concert on the radio.

    Moreover, Meshy participated in master classes, which were directed by Pianist Murry Perhia, Prof. Menachem Presler, Pianist Aquiles delle Vigne, Prof. Dimitri Bashkirov, Mrs. Tatiana Zelikman, Prof. Piter Frenkel, Prof Victor rosenbaum, Prof. Ilan Rugof, Pianist Andrzej Pikul, Prof. Victor Derevianko, Pianist Kevin Kenner, Pianist Akiko Ebi, Pianist Sonia Rubinsky, Pianist Boris Slutsky, Dr. Elisabeta Blumina, Pianist Alon Goldstein, Pianist Aviram Reichert, Pianist Yaron Rosenthal, and Mrs. Miriam Boskovich, and others..


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