Adrien Tyberghein


Shaya Feldman is a French-Israeli contrabass player, composer and multi-disciplinary Dada artist. He is a graduate of the Jerusalem Academy of Music and the Conservatoire Nationale de Paris, and served as the head of the string instruments department at the Lod Conservatory in Israel. As a bass player Shaya performed with many orchestras; National Opera of Paris, the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, and the European and Israeli youth orchestras. Shaya has performed his original works in Europe, the USA and Israel and cooperates frequently with composers of contemporary music. Shaya was also the music director of the Association of Performing Artists in Israel, the Leaving the Wagon fringe festival, the Hezi Leskly festival, The End festival, and the ensemble Dadastrof.

As a researcher, Shaya presented his work at the EPARN meeting and the ARIA conference in Antwerpen (2017), the SAR conference in The Hague (2016), OPEN FORUM at Q-02 in Brussels, and presented lectures and workshops at the Musrara School of Art and at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance in Jerusalem.

In recent years, Shaya performs original music in two ensembles: MASH and ZVOV, with whom he has also recorded three albums. He has also focused on music education and spectacles for young audiences. In 2018, his original one man show "Basse-Passe-Casse" was selected for Jeunesse Musicales and has been performed all over Belgium.