Hagit Hassid-Kerbel (piano)
Hagit Hassid-Kerbel was born in Israel in 1966. She began her piano studies with Iren Kogan and then continued them at Tel Aviv University (Rubin Music Academy) with Prof. Alexander Volkov and Victor Derevianko. She completed her studies in the Basel Musikhochschule with Mr Rudolf Buchbinder. She has received a large number of master classes from different pianists such as: Menahem Presler, Rozalyn Turek, Hans Leygraf, Karl-Heinz Kämmerling, etc. She participated in the “Sewannee Summer Music festival” as a student between 1984 and 1987 and then became a faculty member of the same course. She has performed in many concerts in Israel, the USA and Europe. Since 1988 she has lived in Belgium where she dedicates most of her time to teaching and playing chamber music. In 1998, with the collaboration of her husband Leonid Kerbel, she founded the “Musica Mundi Chamber Music course and festival”.