Roee Ben Sira

Roee Ben Sira

A composer, pianist and ethnomusicologist, Ben Sira is recognized as a global musician. His 2015 album, Ben Sira, was hailed as one of the 10 best albums of the year in Israel’s leading newspaper. He recorded it in Rio de Janeiro with the participation of leading Brazilian artists of choro music and has also collaborated with many of Israel’s most important musicians. He will participate in the Rainbow Concert of World Music while at Florida State, home to one of the nation’s largest music programs in higher education. He will be a Schusterman Visiting Israeli Artist from January 5, 2017 to May 5, 2017.

Israel Institute Grants

  • Grant Award Year
    (in Academic Years)
  • Israel Institute Program
  • Institutional Affiliation during Grant Term
  1. 2016-2017
    Visiting Israeli Artists Program
    Florida State University