© 2017 by Nirit Ziv-Wexler

About

Nirit Ziv-Wexler is a guitarist, arranger and composer. As a guitarist she is active in chamber music and solo performances.  She has collaborated in the past and continues to work with  musicians such as: guitarist Elina Checkan , double Bassist Tal Feder , flutist Daphna Izhaky  guitarist Eyal Leber among others.

She performed in festivals, Israeli national TV and venues throughout Israel and the USA.

In 2004 Nirit had released her debut CD "Guitar Arrangements of Miguel Llobet" in collaboration with classical guitarist Elina Chekan(USA). The liner notes for the CD were written by Jim Tosone (contributing editor and staff reviewer for Guitar Review Magazine).

 

In the same year, after moving back to Israel Nirit has earned a musician's grant from the Israeli Ministry of Education and Culture.

In 2015 Nirit had published a guitar book series especially designed for kids with the BNW Publishing co.  A second edition of the first book was released recently.

Her education includes M.M. degree from Yale School of Music under the guidance of Professor Benjamin Verdery, and B.Mus from The Jerusalem Academy of Music & Dance where she studied with Professor Joseph Ursalmi.

She had also studied and performed in master classes for John Williams, David Russell, Sharon Isbin, Oscar Guiglia, and Eliot Fisk.

During her student years she won scholarship awards from the America-Israel cultural foundation

 

Recently Nirit continues to create new guitar projects with diverse musicians. playing her own unique arrangements and original music for guitar.

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