Ofer Pelz

Composer | Improviser | Sound artist

Selected Projects

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.


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


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

Correspondances (ensemble tesse)

For ensemble tesse – Correspondances is elaborated as a collective composition, bringing together individual improvisations that communicate with each other.

Crossing Borders

45th Parallel Line by Ofer Pelz
for 5 voices and 6 instruments for the project “Crossing Borders” – Meitar ensemble and Neue Vocalsolisten



Ofer Pelz composes music for diverse combinations of instruments and electroacoustic media, he is also an active improviser. He has studied composition, music theory and music technology at Jerusalem, Paris and Montreal. The work of Ofer Pelz has been recognized by the reception of many international prizes including two ACUM awards and the Ernst Von Siemens Grant. His music is played regularly in Europe, USA, Canada and Israel at La Biennale di Venezia and Manifeste IRCAM/Pompidou among others.