About Motti Fang-Bentov

Motti Fang-Bentov was born in Beijing in 1997 to an Israeli father and a Chinese mother. Motti grew up in Israel, starting his musical career at the age of 5, when he took his first piano lessons under Ms. Rina Uchital. He later continued to study under two prominent musical figures that influenced him: Ms. Hana Shalgi and Prof. Vadim Monastirsky. He currently studies under Prof. Tomer Lev at the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music at the Tel-Aviv University.

Motti has played in concerts and recitals in Israel and abroad, in solo recitals, as a member of chamber music ensembles and as a soloist with numerous orchestras, including the Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra, Haifa Symphonic Orchestra, the Thelma-Yellin Orchestra, the Ashdod Symphonic Orchestra and the Ramat Gan Philharmonic Orchestra. He played in numerous important venues, including Heichal Hatarbut Tel-Aviv (Home to the Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra), Lincoln Center in New York, Heichal Hatarbut Rishon Lezion and the Salla dei Notari in Perugia, Italy.

Motti is the proud recipient of a few scholarships and awards from the AICF, The Buchman-Heyman Foundation, and the Ronen Foundation. He won first prize in national competitions, such as The Pnina Zaltsman Piano Competition (2015), The Ashdod Piano Competition (2010 and 2014, in different age groups) and The Tel-Aviv Chopin Competition (2009).

He is a proud Alumni of the Thelma-Yellin High School of the Arts, and has previously served as a “Musikai Mitstayen” (Excellent Musician) in the IDF.

Motti Fang-Bentov


Ramat-Gan, Israel
Grant Recipient

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