Tomer Domani

    Grant Recipient
    • Music

    Lugano, Switzerland

    Tomer was born in Israel and grew up in the city of Ra’anana. He started his musical studies at the age of 11, with Rita Gotlibovich as his piano teacher. He has graduated from Metro-West high school in the summer of 2019. In his school graduation Recital, Tomer has proved excellency by gaining the highest mark of a 100 points.

    In 2015, Tomer had attended the Ra’anana Music Centre piano competition and won the 2nd place. A year later, he attended the same competition and won the 1st place.

    Both in 2017 and in 2018, Tomer attended the Caćeres international music festival and course in Spain. He played in both festival concerts as a soloist as well as a chamber music player, in four hands and with the world renowned cellist Jonathan Gotlibovich.

    Furthermore, Tomer has participated the Musica Mundi festival and course twice, in 2018 and in 2019. During the festivals, he has participated in the open concerts as well as in the house concerts as a chamber music player.

    Over the years, Tomer has gained experience as a Chamber music player in the ensembles as follows: Four-hands piano, Eight-hands on two pianos, Twelve-hands on two pianos, Piano and Cello duo, Piano trios of different instrumental kinds, Piano quartets, Piano quintets, an Operetta and several vocal ensembles.

    Tomer has had Masterclasses with many notable artists, such as: Prof. Peter Frankl, Prof. Emanuel Krasovsky, Prof. Sonia Rubinsky, Professor Gilbert Kalish, Prof. Jerome Lowenthal, Prof. Sandro D’onofrio, Prof. Natalia Trull, Prof. Olga Pashchenko and more.

    In May of 2021, Tomer won the 1st prize in the “Sobrio International Competition for Young Pianists”. He will therefore play a recital in the “Sobrio Festival” during the summer of 2021.

    As of 2019, Tomer is studying in the “Conservatorio della Svizzera italiana”, in the class of Prof. Nora Doallo.

    Tomer has been awarded with a scholarship from the America-Israel Cultural Foundation in 2018-2019, 2020 and has been granted the “Prodigy Musician” status from the IDF.