Yifat Cohen

Musician in Berlin, Germany

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Born and raised in Israel, currently residing in Berlin.

An innovative and unique voice artist and recorder player.

Specializing in free improvisation, crystallising old and new vocal traditions into an eclectic style, creating an atmospheric avant-garde scented with ethnic fragrances.

In addition to the art of live composion, Yifat incorporates in her performances written works, some which go back as early as the 14th century, through J.S. Bach solo pieces (arranged for the Alto recorder), and up until current songs, all made part of her uniquely authentic expression.

Yifat is a creator and performer collaborating with many acclaimed artists from different disciplines, such as contemporary dance and Live painting.

Yifat is a graduate (BA) of the early music department at the Utrecht conservatory in Holland.

She had also studied contemporary music at Dartington College of Arts in England and is a graduate (B.Ed) of music and movement therapy at Levinsky College in Tel-Aviv, Israel.

Yifat is a teacher of voice in a self-developed holistic approach, Combining theraputic principles with professional performing art knowledge and experience.

Some Projects and Performances:

June 2002 – Tel Aviv (Hakibutzim college)
Artist group performance of interdisciplinary art

August 2003 - Tel Aviv (Beit Tammy)
Live music with Butoh artist June Wakubayashi (Japan)
And contact improvisation artists Sandra Amsalem and Arye Burstein (Israel)

April 2010 – Tel Aviv (Dalal center)
Performance with choreographer Sharona Floresheim (Israel) and dancer Philip Smith (UK).

July 2010 – Tel Aviv (Old Jaffa Choreographer's Center)
Performance as member of "Impulse" interdisciplinary artists group of free improvisation.

May 2011 – Pardess-Chana, ("Raga" Live music club) Israel
Debut CD ("SOreal") launch concert with Mandala artist Eitan Kedmi.

July 2012 - Live radio broadcast ("Kol-Hamusica", Jerusalem).

May 2012 – Tel Aviv (Felicia Blumental Music Center)
Solo concert with video art by Zamir Shats (Israel),
And Electronic music by Joao Ricardo (Portugal) and soundhacker (UK).

More videos; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hpESJM6WY3M&list=PL-vE4GVMz369N20mgn-Ew7a0FVkDHOz9b