William Weil

    Grant Recipient
    • Music

    Jerusalem, Israel


    William was born in 1992 in France and began his musical education after immigrating to Israel in 1999. William completed a B.A. at the JAMD, He also studied at the Buchman-Mehta school of music and was an Erasmus student at the Franz Liszt hfm Weimar. Among his teachers are H. Zori, Z. Plesser and W.E. Schmidt.

    Since then William has been touring in various Orchestras and Chamber music groups across the USA South America and Europe playing in prestigious venues such as the Royal Albert hall, Royal Concertgebouw, konzerthaus berlin, Kodaly Center, and the Weill recital hall at Carnegie hall. Many of his concert have been broadcasted for Radio. As a Soloist William has performed with the Jerusalem Academy of music High-School, with the Buchman-Metha School of music Orchestra, and with the Norddeutsche Philharmonie Rostock.

    William has won first prize at the string competition in Memory of David Gritz at the Jerusalem Academy in 2016 as well as the first prize in the concerto competition and the chamber music (2015) competition of the Jerusalem Academy. He is recipient of the Nazarian scholarships and chamber music program at the JAMD and of the America-Israel Cultural Foundation with excellence.

    Alongside his musical activities William is a certified Ilan Lev Method Practitioner.


    AICF Articles about William Weil

    | Foundation News
    Three AICF grant recipients performed at Israel’s 70th celebrations in Athens on June 28th, at the home of Israel’s Ambassador to Greece. William Weil (cello), Omer Posti (oboe), and Masha Mershon (violin) played in the event, and a speech was given by…

    | Foundation News
    The winners of AICF’s 19th Aviv Competitions were announced on January 3 at the Tel-Aviv Museum of Art. This year, thirty five candidates competed in four categories: piano, singing, cello, and brass. The winner of the Rafi Guralnik Award for Piano, a…

    | Foundation News
    The three musicians who have been chosen as finalists for the cello award of the Aviv Competitions are William Weil, Haran Meltzer, and Lia Chen Perlov. The two finalists for the “Best Performance of an Israeli Piece for Cello” prize are Haran Meltzer,…