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I play bass clarinet, alto sax, violin, piano, voice, and various simultaneous combinations of these, sometimes with added electronics, in various improvisational/compositional/performative/ritualistic contexts.

Some of my current combos:

– Hyperion Ensemble, led by Rumanian Hyper-Spectralist composers Iancu Dumitrescu and Ana-Maria Avram.

– Denis D’or, with Grundik Kasyansky on electronics and Tom Wheatley on double bass

– Trio with Mark Sanders on drums and Tom Wheatley on double bass

– Duo with Steve Noble

– Duo with Sharon Gal

Past and present collaborations include:
Jean Claude Jones, Harold Rubin, Steve Noble, Eddie Prevost, Angharad Davies, Oren Ambarchi, Stephen O’Malley, Eran Sachs, Alex Drool, Maya Dunietz, Wolfgang Fuchs, John Edwards, Toshimaru Nakamura, Ghédalia Tazartès, Ehran Elisha, Alex Ward, Sharon Gal, Mark Sanders, Günter Baby Sommer, Eyal Maoz, Daniel Davidovsky, Ofer Bymel, Damon Smith, Birgit Ulher, Fritz Welch, Daysuke Takaoka, Neil Davidson, Tim Hodgkinson, Part Wild Horses Mane on Both Sides, Seymour Wright, Catherine Lamb, Hannes Lingens, Tom Wheatley, Dylan Nyoukis, Christopher Fox, Yonatan Avishai, Steve Beresford, Carl Ludwig Hübsch, London Improvisers Orchestra, Thanos Chrysakis, Mazen Kerbaj, Heiner Metzger, Ute Kanngiesser, Dominic Lash, Ariel Shibolet, Eivind Lønning, Sophie Angel, Grundik Kasyansky, Konzert Minimal, Crank Sturgeon…

Some events and festivals I’ve taken part in:
Blurred Edges (Hamburg), UH Fest (Budapest), Atonal (Berlin), Colour Out of Space (Brighton), CTM (Berlin), Tectonics (Tel Aviv), SXSW (Texas), Israel Festival (Jerusalem), Intersect (London), Donau Festival (Krems)

I’ve also composed and arranged music for film directors Avi Mograbi (‘Z-32’), and Josef Pitchhadze (‘Year Zero’); theatre director Ariel Efraim Ashbel (The Empire Strikes Back); artists Alona Rodeh (‘Over and Above’) and Gilad Ratman (‘The Workshop’ for Venice Biennale 2013); poets/spoken-word-artists Roman Baembaev and Pyotr Shmugliakov; singer-songwriters Rona Kenan, Shlomi Shaban (arrangements for the Israeli Philharmonic and Tel Aviv Soloists Ensemble).
I was a member of Israeli rock band Habiluim and metal/circus-core band Midnight Peacocks, and have composed pieces for ensembles such as the Israeli Contemporary Players, and numerous ad-hoc ensembles.

yoni.silver@gmail.com

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