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

Festivals I’ve performed 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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