Russian-born Israeli composer, violin, viola, bandoneon and accordion player MOSHE SHULMAN received both his Bachelor’s and Master of Music degrees in Composition from the Jerusalem Academy of Music, and a Ph.D in Composition from the University at Buffalo (UB). He has studied with Mark Kopytman, David Felder, and Johannes Schollhorn.
Moshe writes music for concert halls, theater and opera, and is a performer of classical music, Argentine tango, Klezmer, and Gypsy music. He also coaches youth soccer and tango dancing for adults. In Spring 2012, he led the Baires Klezmer Orchestra in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and in the summer of 2012, he formed the Buffalo Tango Orkestra, for which he arranges the music. In addition, Moshe performed on the bandoneon in Toronto, Washington DC, Boston, and Baltimore with world-famous tango artists such as Ariel Ardit.
He is currently on the Music Faculty at University at Buffalo and Walden Summer Music Camp, and is the composer-in-residence with the Commonwealth Lyric Opera in Boston, Massachusetts.
Bandoneon, Arranger, Producer