Amir Shpilman | HyphenHub Community

Amir Shpilman began his musical journey at the age of 12 as a percussionist. At 17, he commenced composition studies with Professor Efim Yofe in Tel Aviv. After ten additional years of musical training in Paris and New York, Shpilman founded the Ensemble Moto Perpetuo, a New York-based chamber orchestra specializing in contemporary music. He served as its artistic director from 2011-2015.

Shpilman earned a Bachelor’s degree in music composition at the City University of New York, studying with with Jason Eckardt and Tania Leon. He received his Master’s degree in Composition with a focus on conducting, and Meister in Composition (Post Graduate) from the Academy of Music Carl Maria von Weber in Dresden under the tutelage of Mark Andre, Manos Tsangaris, and FranzMartin Olbrisch.

Shpilman has worked with a variety of performers, orchestras, and ensembles including the Ensemble Intercontemporain (Paris), International Contemporary Ensemble (New York), MIVOS String Quartet, IKTUS Percussion Project, Ensemble Moto Perpetuo (New York), Ensemble Meitar and Nikel Ensemble (Tel Aviv), Interface (Frankfurt), AuditivVokal Dresden, El Perro Andaluz (Dresden), Johann Rosenmüller Ensemble (Leipzig), LUX:NM, and Ensemble Mosaik (Berlin), among others.