Dudu Carmel


Israel Philharmonic Orchestra



Dudu Carmel, currently principal oboe of the Israel Philharmonic as well as professor at both the Jerusalem and Tel Aviv Universities.
He is a winner of the 1996 International Oboe Competition in Toulon, France and the 1990 François Shapira prize in Israel.
As a soloist, he has performed on numerous occasions with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, under the baton of Zubin Mehta; the Budapest Festival Orchestra under the Baton of Ivan Fischer; the Quebec Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Yoav Talmi, among several other orchestras in Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, France and Poland. In addition to his teaching in masterclasses worldwide, together with Prof. Thomas Indermühle, founder of The Oboe Festival in Palma de Mallorca in Spain, Carmel gives his yearly masterclasses there.
He studied at the Rubin Academy of music in Tel-Aviv before receiving his KA Diploma from the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe, studying with Prof. Thomas Indermühle. Carmel is a founding member of the Israel Woodwind Quintet. He recorded label CD’s for the Israel Music Center, Camerata, Meridian, Centaur Records and DUX.