Tamar Halperin - Music, a love story
Tamar Halperin has a PhD form the Juilliard School, New York. She performs extensively as a soloist and as a chamber musician, both on the piano and the harpsichord, repertoire that ranges from the early Baroque to the most recent contemporary music. She won the Eisen-Picard Performing Arts Award (2006-7); the Presser Doctoral Award (2005); the REC Music award (2005); an honorary prize at the International Harpsichord Competition in Bruges (2004), and was the recipient of the C.V. Starr Doctoral Fellowship and the America-Israel Cultural Foundation Scholarship; Ms. Halperin holds a Bachelor’s degree with high distinction from Tel-Aviv University, and a Master’s degree from the Juilliard School in New York, where she also worked as a teaching assistant.
Currently, Ms. Halperin is in the process of deepening her knowledge and facility of Renaissance and Baroque musical practices through an intense study at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis in Basel, Switzerland. At U-Sophia, Tamar allows music to flood her, and through her enthusiasm and erudition, it reaches the audience.