Yair Kless

Masterclass Application & Biography

How to apply

The Masterclass will take place from 2 to 7 May 2023 in Trani (Italy, Puglia). The program for the lessons of the masterclass is free.


The Masterclass is open to violinist of every age and nationalities


– inscription fee: 150 euros

– masterclass tuition fee: 450 euros

– Optional in add to masterclass, cost for playing as soloist with orchestra: 250 euros

In add of the masterclass, every student has the possibility to play at the final concerts as soloist with orchestra. The students can choose among various concertos: any Violin Concertos with orchestral instrumentation such as the Mozart Concertos

The deadline for sending application to the Masterclass is 10th March 2023.


The organization of the Masterclass will give you the possibility to sleep and have full meal with very cheap costs.

– Airport in Bari (40 km far from Trani) and transfer to Trani with train
– Rome airport and train from Roma Termini station to Trani


All the payment fees must be made when you send your application to attend the Masterclass by transfer to this account

IBAN: IT79 C360 9201 6000 9579 9232 960




If the applicant is not admitted to Masterclass the fee will be refunded. If the application is successful but the student withdraws from the Masterclass, there will be No refund.

For other informations you can call +39 3468296657
Or send e-mail to accademia.filarmonica.med@gmail.com


Born in Israel, Yair Kless began playing the violin at the early age. He graduated from Tel Aviv Music Academy, under the tutelage of Israel Amidan.

Following a recommendation from Nathan Milstein, Yair moved to Brussels to study with Prof. Andre Gertler in the Royal conservatory and Chapelle- Musicale Reine-Elizabeth, graduating with the highest distinction in both instrumental and chamber music.

Yair quickly became a well known soloist performer and chamber player. His vast repertoire ranges from Baroque to Modern, including premieres of works, some of which were written especially for or dedicated to him.

Yair was one of the founders and first violinist of the Sol-La-Re string quartet, recording among others, major works by Israeli composers. He was a member of the “Israeli Baroque Players” which toured extensively around the world, such as participating at the prestigious Salzburg Festival. Other ensembles and groups include the “Tel-Aviv piano quartet”, USA based “New Art Trio”, Modus Trio, Modus Ensemble and many international projects and festivals. He enjoys collaborating with his son Eyal, in Duo violin repertoire.​

Yair has performed the majority of sonata repertoire, collaborating with outstanding musical partners, such as Nadia Reisenberg, Pnina Salzman, Shoshana Rudiakov, Arie Vardi, Victor Derevianko, Frank Wibout, Victor Yampolski and Pascal Sigrist.​

Apart from chamber music activities, Yair holds a career as soloist, having more than 30 violin concertos in his repertoire.

As one of the most prominent teachers in the world today, many of Yair’s students have reached successful solo and chamber careers, winning prizes in the competitions and holding key teaching and performing positions.