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Michael Shaham; Rinat Shaham; Naomi Shaham; Noga Shaham

Hagai Shaham began teaching in 1986, while still studying with Prof. Ilona Feher. During her last two years, until her passing in 1988, she  asked him to assist with her younger students.

Academic positions

1996 - 2007         Jerusalem Academy for Music and Dance

2007 - 2009        Thornton School of Music, University of Southern California (USC), LA

2009 - present   professor at the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music, Tel Aviv University

2012 - present   Artist in Residence, Stony Brook University, NY

2023 - present   Artist in Residence, Mozarteum University, Salzburg, Austria


From 1992 – present - one of the regular faculty of Keshet Eilon Masterclass (Israel)

Other masterclasses include:

International Heifetz Institute (VA, USA)

Banff Centre for the Arts (Canada)

Mendelssohn Festival/Academy (Hamburg, Germany)

Pablo Casals Fesival’s academy (Prades, France)

Chateau du Champs (France)

Kuhmo Festival (Finland)

ISA (International Summer Academy of Vienna University, Semmering, Austria)

Naantali (finland)

Four Seasons Festival/residency (Greenville, NC, USA)

Vivace, Wilmington, (NC, USA)

Ayvalik (Turkey)

Budapest Festival Academy (Hungary)

Crans Montana Classics (Switzerland)

Curitiba (Brazil)

Virtuosi de Luca (Italy)

Rushmore Music Festival (USA)

Raudaskula (Finland)

Riistavesi (Finland)

Saresto concerts, Lapland (Finland)

Nagano Music Festival (Japan)

Masterclasses given in institutes:

Indiana University, Bloomington (USA)

Curtis Institute (Philadelphia, USA)

Manhattan School of Music (NY, USA)

University of Madison, Wisconsin (USA)

Stockton University (CA, USA)

Glenn Gould School of Music (Toronto, Canada)

Luebeck University (Germany)

Sibelius Academy, Helsinki (Finland)

Liszt Academy, Budapest (Hungary)

Royal Conservatory Mons (Belgium)

Rotterdam University for the Arts (Holland)

Utrecht Conservatory (Holland)

Tilburg Conservatory (Holland)

Lahti Conservatory (Finland)

Espoo conservatory (Finland)

University of Montevideo (Uruguay)

OSESP (Sao Paolo, Brazil)

Hong Kong Conservatory (HK)

University of Baku (Azerbaijan)

Istanbul Polytechnique University (Turkey)

Color Strings (Helsinki, Finland)

Jerusalem Music Centre (Israel)

Catholic University, Santiago (Chille)

Trinity Laban Conservatory of Music (Greenwich, UK)

Trinity School (Croydon, UK)

University of the Philippines, Manila (Philippines)

Taipei Symphony Orchestra (Taiwan)


Online lectures and lessons

iClassical- Academy


Music Academy FYP

Upcoming Masterclasses

July  8 - 12    MMB International, Boston, MA, USA

July 14 -27   Heifetz International Music Institute, Staunton, VA, USA

Masterclasses taught
Upcoming MC
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