Rami Bar-Niv

RAMI BAR-NIV is one of Israel's most acclaimed and sought after pianists. He travels extensively and has become an international citizen, concertizing all over the world.

Born in Tel-Aviv, he graduated with honors from the Rubin Academy of Music, and was the recipient of many prizes and scholarships. He won the America-Israel Cultural Foundation Competition and was awarded a scholarship to further his studies in the United States. After graduating from Mannes College of Music in New York, where he studied with the renowned Mme. Nadia Reisenberg, he won numerous competitions and embarked on a highly successful concert career. He performs regularly in North, Central and South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia, New Zealand and of course Israel, where he received the "Best Performer Award" from the Israeli government.

He appears on TV and radio, in chamber ensembles, solo recitals, and as soloist with orchestras, he is always received with great enthusiasm. Often sent abroad by the Foreign Ministry to represent Israel in concerts, he has become an ambassador of goodwill for Israel.

Rami Bar-Niv made history by being the first, and so far the only, Israeli artist to perform in Egypt following the Begin/Sadat Peace Treaty. Rami’s recordings for CBS and other labels in Israel and abroad have met with praise and popularity.

His recordings and videos have also been very successful on the Internet and he has often been at the top of the charts. His compositions are published, recorded and performed all over the world. Rami Bar-Niv offers music of great variety and contrast in style, and is an extremely versatile performer.

THE NEW YORK TIMES wrote of Rami: "Effective and Flamboyant"
THE BOSTON GLOBE wrote of Rami: "An original major talent"


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Take a week off just to practice, learn, and perform with like minded music lovers. Join Rami Bar-Niv, international concert pianist, for a unique opportunity to spend a week, surrounded by a special group of people who share the joys and challenges of being adult piano students, as well as gaining an up close and personal experience with a world class pianist.

Camp is suitable for adult piano players of all levels, from complete beginners to professional performers and piano teachers. Held in upstate New York, you will have a 55 minutes lesson each day with Rami, a class, lecture, or concert performance each evening, and at least four hours of daily piano time. A weekend program is available too. Other instrumentalists and singers are also welcome. Maximum 8 participants. 2010 dates are: May 23-29 and October 17-23.

Music Performed by Rami Bar-Niv

Grieg: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16, Movement 1 (with the Jerusalem Symphony, conducted by Noam Sheriff. / (11.5mb - 12:30)

de Falla: The Ritual Fire Dance. / (3.3mb - 3:38)

Saint-Saens: Piano Concerto No. 4 in C minor, Movement 2 (with the Jerusalem Symphony conducted by Meni Rodan). / (13.3mb - 14:33)

Schumann: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54, Movement 1 (with the Jerusalem Symphony conducted by Meni Rodan). / (13.3mb - 14:12)

Mozart: Piano Sonata in F major, K. 332, Movement 1. / (6.3mb - 6:55)

Dvorak: Piano Quintet, Op. 81, Movement 4 (with the Van Leer Chamber Players). / (7.3mb - 7:58)

Chopin: Nocturne, Op. post, in C sharp minor. / (4.4mb - 4:48)

Chopin: Waltz in A flat major, Op. 69, No. 1. / (3.6mb - 3:54)

Hindemith: 4 Hands Sonata (1938), Movement 2 (with Zitta Zohar, Concord Duo). / (2.4mb - 2:36)

Joplin: Maple Leaf Rag. / (2.5mb - 2:44)

Music Composed and Performed by Rami Bar-Niv

Bar-Niv: Toccata. / (4.8mb - 5:15)

Bar-Niv: Mi Ha'ish (sung by Uri Shevach). / (3.0mb - 3:13)

Bar-Niv: Blue Rag. / (4.0mb - 4:21)