Tel Aviv-Yafo (Israel), 1981
Composer • Performer (piano, voice)

Maya Dunietz born in 1981 is a pianist, composer, singer, choir conductor and sound installation artist. Her work ranges between solo performances, composing for various ensembles around the world, writing for theatre, creating sound installations, building electronic instruments and singing in various styles such as heavy metal, kleizmer and contemporary music. Maya founded the ’Israeli cult’ experimental vocal ensemble "Givol Choir".

Throughout her work, Dunietz is in a constant search for new ways and methods to create her music and art. In her work Dunietz combines new cuttingedge technologies with old and traditional techniques for playing, singing, building things and recording. Among her recent works Dunietz has created a special sound installation for the LunaPark in Berlin (produced by HAU theater), a sound installation and performance project for Ausland, Berlin, a sound installation for Tectonics festival in Iceland (’Open Mic Knight’), a new solo performance for the latest Venice arts Bianalle (for the Swiss Pavilion), to name a few. Her recent compositions include a new children’s choir piece for the movie Zamach created by artist Yael Bartana and "Olive Tree" a piece for ensemble and electronics commissioned by Ansamblu Hyperion. Dunietz recently performed a new sound installation for the exhibition "Loving art.Making art" which has taken place in TelAviv.

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