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Rimon School of Jazz and Contemporary Music

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Rimon School of Music
בית ספר רימון למוזיקה
PresidentYehuda Eder
Academic staff
Ramat Hasharon

Rimon School of Music is a contemporary music school in Ramat Hasharon, Israel. It is Israel's largest independent professional school for advanced study of jazz, R&B, bebop, rock, and pop music.

The school was established in 1985, by a group of Berklee graduate Israeli musicians with the intention of making modern music more prominent in Israel.


Rimon's curriculum develops musicianship and social influence through a variety of studies, experiences, and real-world projects. Students may choose to study in Conducting/Arranging/Composition, Performance, Songwriting, Contemporary Music Production, Electronic Music Production, Music Education, The Rimon Jazz Institute, and The First Year in English Program (for international students).[citation needed]

In 1992, Rimon formed an articulation and credit transfer agreement with the Berklee College of Music. Many students who attend Rimon elect to continue their studies to earn a bachelor's or a master's degree internationally.

The school is also partnered with Berklee Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship (BerkleeICE) to create an ongoing incubator and professional development series centered around music technology and innovation.[citation needed] The school also welcomes students from all over the world to study for one year at Rimon, in a full curriculum of music courses taught in the English language.

Notable alumni and faculty[edit]

See also[edit]


  • "HomePage". Rimon School of Music.
  • Small, Mark. "A Desert Rose". Berklee College of Music. Berklee Today.
  • Lebovic, Matt. "Israeli music students in Boston play on, post-attack". The Times of Israel. The Times of Israel.