"Immediate spectacle. Minimal set-up, maximum effect and gouge ” - jury tromp 2018
Dutch-Israeli composer Karmit Fadael (1996, Treuchtlingen DE) grew up in a small town in the north of the Netherlands. Her music education began on the violin. She started composing in 2012 after participating, as a (forced) highschool assignment, in the composition competition of the Dutch Wind Ensemble. Nowadays she has written for all kind of ensembles including commisions from the Radio Philharmonic Orchestra/NTR:Zaterdagmattinee, the Residentie Orchestra, Amsterdam Sinfonietta/Cello Biënnale, the North Netheralnds Orchestra, Eija Kankaanranta/November Music and many others.
"As a person I'm emotional, stubborn, rational but also calm. You can recognize these characteristics in my music. I find it important to set goals, work hard and work close together with musicians. I always try to find a way to connect to the audience aswel as the performers. "
Koninklijk Conservatorium Den Haag (sept 2014 - jan 2019) - Teachers: Calliope Tsoupaki, Guus Janssen & Martijn Padding.
Frequent coachings by Hans Abrahamsen & Martijn Padding (2022-present)
Kate Moore, Michael Pisaro, Peter Ablinger, Ivo Medek, Andrew Hamilton, Oscar Bettinson, Huba de Graaff, Mayke Nas, Han Bennink, Wilbert de Joode, Mary Oliver, Genevieve Murphy
Dutch Impro Academy // 2015 (violin)
Katie Duck Impro intensive // 2016 (violin)
Percussion course Trstenice // 2017
Young Metropole Orchestra // 2017 & 2018 (violin)
Young talent Award // 2013 composition contest of the Dutch wind ensemble, consisting of three workshops by Calliope Tsoupaki in Den Haag.
Young talent Award // 2014 composition contest of the Dutch wind ensemble, consisting of three workshops by Calliope Tsoupaki in Den Haag.
Tromp Composition Competition // 2018
"Karmit Fadael of the Royal Conservatory in The Hague was unanimously chosen as the winner of the prize for her composition Paringsdans. "Immediate spectacle. Minimal set-up, maximum effect and gouge ", according to the jury.
Young Composers Stipendium // 2021 Gifted by the Friends of Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, Gemeente Hilversum & Podium Witteman. Consisting of 2 commisions for the Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, 1 for fuse & 1 for the RFO & Fuse. Three will be played on 'Podium Witteman'.
Dutch Curriculum Vitae
75 jaar VN (EN/NL)
30/01/21De Volkskrant Maart '21
De Eerste Kamer
November Music Bijlage VPRO gids
De Groene Amsterdammer (10/8/22)
Milou Brandt (Miss podcast)
Podium Witteman Podcast
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