Shahar Regev

    New York, NY, United States


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    Born in 1992, Schachar Regev is an interdisciplinary composer, singer and cellist. Schachar graduated from the Composition department at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance. Currently, Regev is a master’s candidate in composition at Mannes School of Music, with Prof. Lowell Liebermann in New York City. Her works include various styles of orchestrations – vocal, chamber and orchestral music. Her pieces have been played by ensembles and orchestras in concerts and festivals in Israel and overseas. She also composes music for the theater, musical arrangements, and original songs.

    Commissions, Notable Performances

    2021
    Ember, Piano Trio. Live Concert of the BCENY – Bulgarian Concert Evenings in New York.

    Internalization, Violin and Piano. Live Concert of the BCENY – Bulgarian Concert Evenings in New York.

    The going from a world we know, for two Sopranos. Premiere concert – “Poem Balev” in Recanati hall, Tel Aviv.

    2020
    Fantasy, String Orchestra. Live Concert of the Symphonette Ra’anana Orchestra conducted by Keren Kagarlitsky in Kan Kol Hamuzika from Recanati hall, Tel Aviv.

    Water cycle, 6 piano miniatures.

    “Grotto” bespoke by the Greek pianist Erato Alakiozidou‏ for MMS project (Meditarranean Miniature Sketches).

    “Coral” bespoke by the Israeli pianist Hagai Yodan for 60-seconds project.

    Memorial, for Cello solo, Bespoke by Tamar Sagiv with the guidance of Matt Haimovitz for “Bach cello suite overtures” project.

    Halayla Beta’ut (Tonight accidentally), for Voice and Piano. Premiere concert – live concert in Kan Kol Hamuzika from Jerusalem music center, on April 24th, 2020.

    2019
    Layla, Bespoke by Saxophone quartet. A concert in Paphos, Cyprus by Mestizo Sax Quartet.

    Legacy, for Woodwind quartet, Bespoke by Ensemble diX, “White City” project. Eight concerts in Germany (2019-2020)

    “The Poet” for Cello solo. Per il Giorno della Memoria, Duo Alambic concert, Italy, February 11th, 2019.

    2018
    Fantasy, for Orchestra. Premier Tslilim Bamidbar Festival (Sounds in the Dessert), Fantasy performed at the opening concert of in December 2018 by the Raanana Symphonette Orchestra, conducted by Roi Azulai.

    “The Poet” for Cello solo, Premier in Confagricolture project, Mantova, Italy on November 21st, 2018.

    Into the Depth, for cello and piano. Won third place in the 2018 Mark Kopytman Composition Contest. Into the Depth was performed by the Meitar Ensemble at the OEGZM concert in Mishkenot Sha’ananim hall, Jerusalem, Israel on May 25, 2018.

    The Poet, for solo double bass. Bespoke by Prof. Michael Klinghoffer, Premier performance by Professor Michael Klinghoffer in Riga, Latvia on May 8th, 2017. Additional performances in Bucharest; Music Diaries International Festival, Greece; Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance.

    2017
    Childhood Scenes, orchestral suite. Bespoke piece for the Eshkol Region’s Orchestra for Youth who live in peripheral areas of Israel for 2016-2017. Premier performance on January 23, 2017, at an Israel youth orchestras conference. Additional performances in the Eshkol region and in the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance.


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