Hagai Shalom Israel ← Back to list
Dates of masterclasses: 12 September 2021
Hagai started playing the horn at the age of 10 in the Haifa Conservatory and soon after joined the Haifa Youth Orchestra.
He later studied with IPO associate principal horn player Mr. Michael Slatkin, as well as with Mr. Chezy Nir and Mr. Ofer Waldman.
Hagai served in the IDF Band for three years and was the recipient of the America-Israel Cultural Foundation scholarship between the years 2006-2013.
Following his army service Hagai performed as a low horn player with the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra for two seasons (2010-2012).
In 2013, he started his bachelor’s degree at the Dresden School of Music where he studied with Prof. Robert Langbein. He was later accepted to the prestigious academy program of the Staatskapelle Dresden, where he studied with principal horn player Mr. Zoltan Mascai.
Since 2016 Hagai has been a member of the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra led by Daniel Barenboim. Hagai joined the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra in 2018.