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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.