The composer Eliezer Elper holds his Ph.D. from Bar-Ilan University, Israel. His compositions are broadcast on the Israeli classical channel, Kol ha-Musica. His works for symphonic band have been performed by the Florida State University Band, Tallahassee, the Volga-Band, Saratov, Russia, the Diamond Festival Band, Pecs, Hungary, and the Kosey Band, Tokyo, Japan. His chamber music has recently been performed in Israel, Poland, Austria, Turkey, Italy, Russia, Lithuania, the Czech Republic, Greece, Slovakia, Italia, Brazil, Russia, Ukraine and the United States.
In recent years Elper has focused on composing music for solo instruments, including two and even three solo instruments, with orchestra.
The premier of his Concerto for violin, piano & orchestra took place in 2010 in Beer Sheva, Israel and has been performed since then in Kharkov, Ukraine (2011), Sevastopol, Crimea (2012) and Tiraspol, Transnistria (2017).
The premier of his Concerto for flute, trumpet, piano & chamber orchestra took place in 2011 in Kostroma, Russia.
In the recent years Eliezer Elper has composed a number of works for string orchestra. The premier of Greetings from the Holy Land took place in Rovno, Ukraine (2013). The premier of Mein Städtele Jerusalem took place in the same day in Seoul, S. Korea and in Kaluga, Russia (2016) and is to be repeated in Kaluga in 2017. A major piece, The Sun, Boulevard and... Barbed Wire for strings (in memory of the Holocaust) is to be premiered in Makhachkala, Dagestan, RF (2017).
In 2016 Elper’s piece Bу the Rivers of Babylon for symphonic orchestra was commissioned by the Adele and John Gray Endowment Fund. The piece, dedicated to the Whatcom Symphony Orchestra and the Pennsylvania Centre Orchestra, is to be performed by those orchestras in January and in April 2017 under the baton of Maestro Yaniv Attar.