Akkad Izre’el (* 1986, Tel-Aviv, Israel)
Akkad began his musical education as an oboe player. He went on to study music at the Ono Academic College School of Music and later he finished his B.A. in Composition at the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music, Tel-Aviv University. He is currently finishing his master's degree in composition. His composition teacher is Ruben Seroussi.
Over the last few years he has won several competitions and scholarships, including a gold medal in the Israeli NK Orchestra competition, 2nd place in the Avraham Klon competition, a Colton Scholarship, an ISF grant for musicology research, a Siday Fellowship for Musical Creativity, an Aviva Orshalom prize for musical composition, and more.
Akkad's compositions have many influences outside of music, such as philosophy, theology, politics, Buddhism and other arts and humanities.
Instrumental work für E-Gitarre (2019), 6'
Sound installation for four objects and six transducers (2018/19)
Instrumental work for violin, violoncello and piano (2018)