Ofer Pelz

Composer | Improviser | Multifaceted Artist

About

Ofer Pelz, a multifaceted artist specializing in music composition and improvisation, teaches at the Conservatoire de Montréal. Integrating Feldenkrais and Focusing into both his teaching and creative path, he’s been artistically sculptured in Jerusalem, Paris, and Montreal. He co-founded Whim, an experimental jazz trio, and Tesse, a collective creation ensemble. His projects span multidisciplinary acts like Traductions and a music-film such as Concerti. His works can be found in albums like Trinité and festivals like La Biennale di Venezia.

Selected Projects

Concerti – ensemble Tesse

Ensemble Tesse’s “Concerti” is an audio-visual album project that includes six concertos, each featuring a solo performance by one of the ensemble’s members.

Ensemble Tesse

ensemble tesse is a group of six established musicians from the Montreal musical scene with an objective to co-create new musical works.

Whim Ensemble

Ofer Pelz, prepared piano, Preston Beebe, percussion, Stéphane Diamantakiou, double bass.

Wired

for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, percussion, and electronics.

Tracé

For Violin, Cello, Accordion, and Piano. Commissioned by ensemble Cairn for the festival Ensemble[s] in Paris.

Creative and Meditative Guidance

Explore Somatic Meditation and music education to enhance intuitive understanding and self-expression. Sessions incorporate Focusing and Feldenkrais methods to deepen connections between bodily sensations and personal insights. Participants are guided to develop self-awareness and unlock their creative potential in a supportive, artistically enriching environment.

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