Aviv Noam, born in 1995 in Tel-Aviv (Israel), is a Saxophone player (Alto, Baritone, Soprano) and a multi-instrumentalist (Bass-Clarinet, flute). Aviv resides in the city of Amsterdam and works as a freelance musician, composer, and music teacher while finishing his musical studies at “Conservatorium van Amsterdam (CvA)”.
Early musical life & studies:
Aviv started playing the saxophone at the age of eight, studying classical music at “Israeli Conservatory of Music'' in Tel-Aviv. In his early teens, Aviv played two major concerts with “The Israeli Camerata” Orchestra as a “Young Soloist”. He won two competitions with a scholarship prize by the “America Israel Culture Foundation”.
Later on, Aviv began studying Jazz music as well, both in the Israeli Conservatory of Music and in the Jazz department of “Ironi A High school for the arts”.
After high-school years, Aviv started his studies in “CJS” program (Exchange program between “The Center for Jazz Studies” in the Israeli conservatory in TLV and “The New School for Jazz and contemporary music” in NYC).
Later on, Aviv moved to the city of Amsterdam in order to be a part of Europe’s jazz scene and to study in “Conservatorium van Amsterdam” (CvA).
Aviv has collaborated with various musicians & bands, some of which are: “Peter Beets & Henk Meutgeert Orchestra”, “All Ellington” band, “Konrad Koselleck Big Band”, “The Israel Jazz Orchestra”.
The main focus of his professional life is devoted to the musical projects in which he acts as a band-leader or composer/arranger, of which the main projects are: “Aviv Noam Quartet” and "Valvetronic Brassband".
Clubs and Festivals Aviv played in:
North Sea Jazz Festival (2019), “Grachtenfestival” (2020), So What’s next Festival (2018 & 2019), Amersfoort Jazz Festival (2019), Jazz in Duke town (2018 & 2019), Jazz Sous les Pommiers (France 2020 & 2021), Oerol Festival (2019), Jazz Café Alto (Amsterdam), Bimhuis (Amsterdam), Paradiso (Amsterdam), De Ruimte (Amsterdam), Schultz Jazz club (Berlin), Peppi Guggenheim (Berlin), Beit Haamudim (TLV), Haezor Club (TLV), Shablul Jazz Club (TLV) and many more.
Competitions & Scholarships:
“Keep an Eye on Jazz” competition 2019: Won the “Incentive Prize” award together with “Aviv Noam Quartet”. Young bands Jazz competition of “Red Sea Jazz Festival 2014” winner. Young bands Jazz competition winner (2011) by the “Israeli Musicians Union”. “Keren Sharet” competition & Scholarship by: “America-Israel Cultural Foundation” (2009-2010).
Saxophone & Music lessons
Since 2014, Aviv has been teaching Saxophone & band-coaching lessons in various institutes. Aviv has experience working with young children, teenagers, adults and different Social-Economical groups such as at-risk kids.
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