Gil Dori is a freelance artist, and a co-founder of the EyeHarp Association, a non-profit start-up with the goal of developing and promoting accessible digital instruments. In addition, Gil teaches online computer music and game audio classes at Sapir Academic College and Ben-Gurion University, Israel.
Most of Gil’s recent work originates in artistic research, focusing on real-time graphic notation and study of timbre. You can find out more about his ongoing projects here.
Gil’s music has been featured on international festivals and conferences, most notably Sound and Music Computing, SEAMUS National Conference, MUSLAB, New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival, and Balance-Unbalance. He participated in masterclasses and workshops given by Georg Friedrich Haas, Pierluigi Billone, and Tristan Murail, and received several grants and awards to support his activities, such as the Joan Frazer Memorial Award, the Schwartz Scholars Fund, and the Fund for Independent Creators.
Gil graduated with a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Arizona State University, where he taught aural skills and Jewish music classes, served as president of the Society of Composers, Inc. student chapter, and co-directed the Laptop Orchestra of Arizona State. He holds a Bachelors of Arts degree from Haifa University, Israel, where he graduated summa cum laude.
Oded Zehavi, Garth Paine, and Glenn Hackbarth are among Gil’s primary composition teachers, as well as Kotoka Suzuki, who chaired Gil’s D.M.A. Committee.