15-Year-Old Palestinian Won Kol Hamusica Award for Young Musicians
Mohammed Al Sheikh, a 15-year-old Palestinian pianist, had won the Kol Hamusica Award for young artists. Al Sheikh, who lives in Ramallah, finished first in the competition after playing Beethoven Concerto for piano number 3.
Amir Ron, an AICF scholarship recipient, finished second after playing Schumann’s Concerto for Piano. Both competitors won a prize worth 15,000 NIS, with Al Sheikh guaranteed a solo performance with the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra next year.