Composer and Conductor
“Prof. Noam Sheriff is among Israel’s foremost composers; a creator and performer of international stature and recognition.
At the pinnacle of Israeli music, Sheriff’s work expresses prolific talent and remarkable imagination. His work elevates Israel and leaves a lasting imprint on its musical culture.
Sheriff’s control of the art of composition has given him the reputation of a “master musician” among both colleagues and music listeners.
Prof. Noam Sheriff is a productive educator and counts numerous leading musicians as his pupils. He is ever-youthful and groundbreaking in composition and performance, in such varied realms from Israeli folk song to stage arts.
In recognition of the above, we grant him the ‘Israel Award’ in music.”
Israel Award Committee