Clarinet virtuoso Avigail Malachi-Baev is a well known performer. From Classical music to Tango and Klezmer, Avigail masters her instrument in any style and aspect.
An active orchestral player, Avigail made her Carnegie Hall debut in 2007 and since than performed in many acclaimed halls in the U.S. Europe and Israel. In addition she has played with Bare Opera, Loft Opera, Ossia Symphony Orchestra, Adelphi Symphony Orchestra, 212 ensemble and Mimesis ensemble among many others.
Avigail was featured in numerous Master classes, seminars and festivals and worked with some of the leading clarinetists in the world such as Ernst Ottensamer (Vienna Philharmonic), Corrado Giuffredi, Philippe Cooper (Paris Opera), Franklin Cohen (Cleveland Orchestra), Sharon Kam, Sabine Meyer, Wolfgang Meyer, Wenzel fuchs (Berlin Philharmonic), Anthony McGill (Metropolitan Opera) Eddy Daniels, Yehuda Gilad, Giora Feidman and the members of the Orion String quartet.
Teaching Artist in several music programs in NYC and abroad, Avigail is currently a faculty member at the “Spence School”, woodwinds coach with the “InterSchool Orchestras of NY” and woodwinds faculty at “Kathryn Brickell Music School”. Past engagements include the “Harmony Program”, El Sistema based education method and the “Juilliard School” MAP program.
Ms. Malachi-Baev is a recipient of the AICF scholarships in the period of 1998- 1999, 2006-2009, the Rotary Foundation Special award, the JAMD scholarships 2001-2005, the New School merit-based scholarships 2007-2011, and the Nerken Scholarship Fund of UJA-Federation of NY 2009-2011.
A graduate of Mannes College the New School for Music in NY, Avigail received her Master of Music and Artist Diplomas in 2009 & 2011 Studying with Charles Neidich and Ayako Oshima.