About Moshe Ben Shimon

Moshe was born in 2005 in St. Petersburg, Russia and immigrated to Israel in 2015. He began playing clarinet at the age of 8 in London, England and then moved to the conservatory and high school of the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance. He studied with Antanas Makstutis and is currently studying with Ido Azard. He appeared at conferences of the Ministry of Education, at the winter and summer festivals of the Jerusalem Academy High School, and participated in a Masterclass with Corrado Giuffredi, Franklin Cohen, Michael Rusinek, Jonathan Hadas, Tibi Cziger and Gilad Harel.

Moshe is participating in the David Goldman Program for outstanding young musicians.
In 2019 he was accepted to the outstanding young musician Program of the Ministry of Education.

Moshe shares a few words about himself:
“I started playing the clarinet in the third grade, inspired by my family where everyone plays an instrument. My Father is a composer and a piano player and my brothers chose string instruments. I chose the clarinet and really enjoy playing it. Nowadays I play in the clarinet trio and also the first clarinet at the Conservatory symphony orchestra. Apart from playing the clarinet my hobbies are basketball and soccer. My dream is to be a good musician and perform on important stages around the world.”

Moshe Ben Shimon

Clarinet, Classical

Ofra, Illinois, United States