Omri Abram

Omri Abram Omri Abram is a composer of acoustic and electroacoustic music, currently based in Basel, Switzerland. Constantly curious, Omri sets out in his compositions to examine perception, ambiguity and the experiences and meanings of music, all the while putting the sonic material front and center. Past and planned performances of his music include performances on many stages in Israel, Switzerland, Italy, Holland, Germany, Austria, Hungary and the USA by ensembles such as Neue Vokalisolisten Stuttgart, Ensemble Phoenix Basel, the Riot Ensemble, Meitar Ensemble, the East Coast Contemporary Ensemble in New York, Ensemble Proton Bern, the Tel Aviv Wind Quintet, Ensemble Lemniscate, Duo Alto and others. Festivals and concert series in which his works have been performed include HCMF, Impuls, Archipel, Zeitraüme Basel, Jerusalem International Chamber Music, CEME, Composit, Tzlil Meudcan, Nachtstrom and Attacca.
Omri is currently a PhD candidate at the Basel Music Academy and the Institut für Musikinformatik und Musikwissenschaft, Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe, where his thesis will focus on liveelectronics as a means for enhanced listening and audience engagement. Born in 1986 in Jerusalem, Israel, Omri's formal education includes a double Bachelor’s degree at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance in composition (with Tzvi Avni and Ayal Adler) and piano. He holds both a Master’s degree and a Specialized Master's degree in composition, with distinction, from the Music Academy of Basel, Switzerland, under the tuition of Erik Oña, as well as a Master’s degree in musicology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He has had the privilege to undertake further studies with a variety of world-renown composers, benefitting from the knowledge and artistry of Amnon Wolman, Chaya Czernowin, Salvatore Sciarrino, Rebecca Saunders, Pierluigi Billone, Clara Iannotta, Peter Eötvös, Beat Furrer, Georges Aphergis and Fabian Panisello, amongst others.
He is a graduate of Meitar Ensemble’s “Tedarim” internship program for outstanding young musicians in contemporary music; has received grants from the America-Israel Cultural Foundation for the years
2010-2016; and was a recipient of the Siday Fellowship for Musical Creativity for the years 2015-2017.
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A glimmer of light, for Flute, Violin and Cello
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Chamber Music / Ensemble4515 Click to View Details
Animate, for Bassoon Solo
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As we were here now - tunnels, mountains, open fields, sextet
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Chamber Music / Ensemble4595 Click to View Details
Cirrus, for Accordion solo
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Four piano miniatures after paintings by Maria Frank Abrams Solo4259 Click to View  MP3 Details
Ice Flow, for two Bass Flutes
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Kaleidoscope, for two recorder players
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Lavan, for Cello and Accordion
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Chamber Music / Ensemble4633 Click to View Details
Many Spaces, for bass flute and guitar
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Chamber Music / Ensemble4519 Click to View Details
Micro etudes, for cello
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Terrain, for Accordion trio
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Chamber Music / Ensemble4594 Click to View Details
Time Passes Time, for 14 instruments
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To oneself, for Flute Solo Solo4260 Click to View  MP3 Details
Zohar (Irridescence), for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon and Trombone Chamber Music / Ensemble4851 Click to View Details
Zohar (Irridescence), for Wind Quintet Chamber Music / Ensemble, Wind Quintet4849 Click to View Details