Czernowin Studied with: 

Abel Ehrlich, Izhak Sadai  composition, Andre Hajdu orchetsration and Madechai Seter  counterpoint, Tel Aviv University Music Academy, Israel 77-83;

Dieter Schnebel, HDK Berlin, Germany  83-85;

John Eaton, Bloomington School of Music, USA 85;

Elie Yarden, Joan Tower, Bard College Avery Milton School of the Arts  USA 85-86;

 Roger Reynolds (Dissertation adviser), Brian Ferneyhough, UCSD USA 87-93;


1994   Taught composition at JML Irino Institue Japan.

1997-2005   Professor of composition at University of California, San Diego USA.

1990-2000, 2004, 2010   Taught at Darmstadt Ferienkurse Germany.

2003-present   Founded together with Jean Baptist Joly (the director of Akademie Schloss Solitude) and Steven Takasugi the Summer Academy at Schloss Solitude, a biannual international summer course for young composers Germany.

2005-2009   Professor at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, Austria.

2009-present   Walter Bigelow Rosen Professor of Music at Harvard University, Cambridge USA.

2010-present   Yaron Deutsch Steven Takasugi and czernowin  founded the festival and summer school for Israeli and international composers “Tzlil Meudcan”.  Czernowin and Steven Takasugi were the permanent composition teachers, in the first 4 years of the summer school, Israel.

2012   Steven Takasugi and Chaya Czernowin founded the Summer Composition Institute for the music department at Harvard University USA. 

Photos by Alexandra Gardner (editing by Marianthi Papalexandri Alexandri)

Photos by Alexandra Gardner (editing by Marianthi Papalexandri Alexandri)