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Tokyo/Kamata Piano/Guitar/English Music School.

Study music in English with professional musicians.



Trial Lesson


Yohanan Chendler


Yohanan Chendler


Yohanan Chendler is a versatile artist who divides his time between writing, performing and teaching music. His chamber, solo and vocal works have been performed at festivals and venues around the world in Israel, France, Spain, Italy, Austria, Germany, Japan and the US. Born


and raised in Jerusalem, Israel, he received his Bachelor’s degree in music theory and composition from the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance where he studied with Mark Kopytman. He also studied composition with George Tsontakis at the Aspen Music Festival and with Azio Corghi at the Accademia Musicale Chigiana in Siena.

As a freelance violinist, Chendler is an avid player of new music who, in recent years, premiered dozens of chamber and solo works in the Boston area. Several composers have written works specifically for him. One of his recent projects includes recording chamber and solo music by composer Martin Boykan. Chendler has played in several festivals in Europe including the Schleswig-Holstein Festival, the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra directed by Daniel Barenboim, the International Youth Orchestra and others. He has received scholarships for violin performance, composition and chamber music from the America-Israel Cultural Foundation. Chendler is violinist of Juventas New Music Ensemble.

Chendler is a recent PhD graduate in composition from Brandeis University where he studied with David Rakowski, Eric Chasalow and Martin Boykan, as well as with violinist Dan Stepner. Chendler has taught music at Brandeis University, at the Conservatory Lab Charter School at Clark University and Harvard University. His works have been published by Berben Musical Editions and Lucian Badian Edition.



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