About


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Katherine Cunningham

Ofir Klemperer (born in Israel 1982). is a composer, improviser, singer/ song writer, and producer.

He received his Bachelor and Master degrees in music composition at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague, the Netherlands.

Leaning heavily on the analogue synthesizer the Korg MS-20, Ofir’s music is melodic in its core, and through orchestrating classical instruments along with punk-rock and electronics, he applies to his melodies an experimental approach and Noise.

Ofir’s music has been performed internationally, selected cities include: Tel Aviv, Amsterdam, Belgrade, Gent, Antwerp, Brussels, and Sao Paolo. His work has been featured at Bolzano Jazz Festival in Italy, and MATA Festival in New York City.

Some of the ensembles he has written for are: Civic Orchestra of Chicago, Talea Elnsemble, Asko|Schoenberg Ensemble, Pow Ensemble, Rosa EnsembleModelo62Ensemble Klang, and Orkest de Ereprijs.

Ofir has formed bands that performed his music, which are: the Astronauts on Earth Orchestra, Gamila, Den Haag Allstars Ensemble, Chutzan,  Naked Wolf and currently Ofir & Loathing.

You can find his releases on ofirklemerer.bandcamp.com.

In 2014 Ofir moved to the United States and lived in Cincinnati, OH, until 2017. He is currently located in Atlanta, Georgia.

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You can reach me at ofirklemperer[at]gmail.com.