Israeli Chamber Project, Ensemble-in-Residence
Cited as an “exciting soloist” by the NY Times, Israeli clarinetist Tibi Cziger is passionate soloist and chamber musician, and has performed a vast amount of chamber music and recital literature for the clarinet in numerous concerts and live and recorded television and radio broadcasts, in Israel, Korea, Europe, and the US. He is the artistic director and founder of the Israeli Chamber Project, a distinguished and award winning chamber ensemble active in Israel and the US, and has participated in festivals such as Marlboro, Musique en Brionnais (France) and the Jerusalem Chamber Music Festival, to name a few.
Mr. Cziger appeared as a soloist with the Tivoli Symphony Orchestra in Copenhagen, iPalpiti String Orchestra at the Walt Disney Concert Hall, St. Petersburg Chamber Philharmonic, Metropolis Ensemble, and Israel Chamber Orchestra and has performed as guest clarinetist with chamber ensembles and orchestras in Israel, Europe and the US. He served as the principal clarinetist of the Israeli Camerata Orchestra and co-principal at the Norwegian Radio Orchestra. Mr. Cziger holds an Artist Diploma from the Juilliard School, M.Mus degree from the University of Southern California, and a B.Mus. degree magna cum laude from the Tel Aviv music Academy. His main mentors include Charles Neidich, Yehuda Gilad, Richard Lesser, and Itzhak Kazzap.
Mr. Cziger is a winner of prizes and awards, including the America-Israel Cultural Foundation scholarships and a special scholarship for studying abroad. As of Summer 2010 Mr. Cziger is a Selmer-Paris Artist. He currently resides in the exciting city of Tel Aviv, with his wife, cellist Michal Korman, and their daughters Iyar and Noam.