Academic Qualifications
Academic Degrees
2019   Ph.D., Bar Ilan University, department of music.
Topic of Ph.D. dissertation: “Cheers to this Nation”:
National-Israeli Features in Dov (Dubi) Seltzer’s Music
as Reflected  in  His Theatrical Arts and Songs

1999   M.A., Bar Ilan University, department of music.
Topic of M.A. dissertation:
Reciprocal influences Between Art and Popular Music (1956-1977)

1994   B.Ed (summa cum laude), Levinsky College of Education, music department

Certification Courses and Continuing Professional Studies
2013   Certification as a Tour Guide for International Travel,
Diploma from The Open University

2007   Certificate in Business Administration,
Ginat School, The College of Management

2004   Certification in the field of Narration, Geva College

Occupational Experience

Since 2022
Music lecturer – Open University

Since 1997 – Music lecturer throughout Israel
Musical lectures about Israeli songs
(artists, composers, musicals, phenomena in the Israeli song scene,
and special holiday lectures), classical composers and compositions.
My lectures are based on cultural and musical research,
interviews with composers and their families,
analyses that include the background behind the compositions/ songs,
literary analysis, and musical analysis for “all ears”.

The lectures are accompanied by a high-quality,
well-prepared and aesthetic presentation
that features audio and video clips.

Target audiences include adult-education courses,
in-service training courses for teachers in general
and music teachers in particular,
musical series in colleges for pensioners,
guided listening groups in youth centers,
company pensioners’ organizations, municipalities,
regional and localcouncils, kibbutzim,
assisted living facilities, and other venues.

Since 2011 – Music guide for organized boutique tours
Lectures preceding evening performances
Musical lectures at various sites and venues

Since 2009 – Facilitating workshops for leadership development
Communication styles, time management,
team work and empowerment through music

2009-2012   Producer and coordinator for musicians in the “Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra”

 2007-2008 – Assistant producer for the “Nova Music Group”

 1999-2007 – Head of the Music Department in the Michlal School, Ramat Gan

Since 2004 – Writing musicals and multi-disciplinary artistic productions
Writing, editing, broadcasting, conducting, acting,
performing, and producing multidisciplinary musical productions
Casting the participating soloists and stage crew
(lighting crew, sound crew, choreographers etc.)

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