|Study location||Israel, Jerusalem|
|Nominal duration||4 years|
|Study language||combined Hebrew/English|
|Tuition fee||₪12,000 per year|
|Application fee||₪460 one-time|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
Applications are NOT accepted from the following territories (based on citizenship): Israel.
The Strings Department offers classes in the following instruments: Viola, cello, contrabass, guitar, mandolin, harp, lute and viola da gamba. The Department’s musicians constitute the core of the Academy’s symphony orchestra and play an active role in most of its chamber ensembles.
In addition, they participate in various productions as part of the opera classes as well as the Academy’s main concert series.
Activities carried out through the Strings Department include numerous master classes with the finest teachers in Israel and the world over. Students of the Strings Department are trained to teach the instrument as part of the methodology classes that take place in each of the various courses, and some of them serve as mentors and teachers in a joint project between the Conservatory and the Academy for specializing in instrumental teaching.
The Department holds its annual David Gritz competition for bow instruments. In addition, every few years members of the Department can also compete for a solo with the Academy orchestra.