Karmit Fadael


Karmit Fadael

Dutch-Israeli composer Karmit Fadael (1996, Treuchtlingen DE) grew up in a small town in the north of the Netherlands. Her music education began on the violin. She started composing in 2012 after participating, as a (forced) highschool assignment, in the composition competition of the Dutch Wind Ensemble. Nowadays she has written for all kind of ensembles including commisions from the Radio Philharmonic Orchestra/NTR:Zaterdagmattinee, the Residentie Orchestra, Amsterdam Sinfonietta/Cello Biënnale, the North Netheralnds Orchestra, Eija Kankaanranta/November Music and many others. 

"As a person I'm emotional, stubborn, rational but also calm. You can recognize these characteristics in my music. I find it important to set goals, work hard and work close together with musicians. I always try to find a way to connect to the audience aswel as the performers. "

Koninklijk Conservatorium Den Haag (sept 2014 - jan 2019) - Teachers: Calliope Tsoupaki, Guus Janssen & Martijn Padding. 

Kate Moore, Michael Pisaro, Peter Ablinger, Ivo Medek, Andrew Hamilton, Oscar Bettinson, Huba de Graaff, Mayke Nas, Han Bennink, Wilbert de Joode, Mary Oliver, Genevieve Murphy 

Dutch Impro Academy // 2015(violin)
Katie Duck Impro intensive // 2016(violin)
Percussion course Trstenice // 2017
Young Metropole Orchestra // 2017 & 2018(violin)

Young talent Award  // 2013  composition contest of the Dutch wind ensemble, consisting of three workshops by Calliope Tsoupaki in Den Haag.
​Young talent Award  // 2014 composition contest of the Dutch wind ensemble, consisting of three workshops by Calliope Tsoupaki in Den Haag.
​​Tromp Composition Competition // 2018
"Karmit Fadael of the Royal Conservatory in The Hague was unanimously chosen as the winner of the prize for her composition Paringsdans. "Immediate spectacle. Minimal set-up, maximum effect and gouge ", according to the jury. 
​Young Composers Stipendium // 2021  Gifted by the Friends of Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, Gemeente Hilversum & Podium Witteman. Consisting of 2 commisions for the Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, 1 for fuse & 1 for the RFO & Fuse. Three will be played on 'Podium Witteman'.