ד"ר מוחמד כלף
Ph.D. in music, field of ethno-musicology, Bar Ilan University, Israel. 2012- 2018.
Title of dissertation: “Arabic Fusion Music: Simon Shaheen’s Compositions.” Advisor: Prof.
M.Mus in music education specialized in Western violin, The Academy of Music and
Dance, Jerusalem, 2009- 2012.
Title of thesis: “What Happens to Arab Musical Identity in the Face of Western
Influences? Do Arab Performers, Composers Perceive This as a Problematic Issue?” Advisor:
Prof. Veronica Cohen.
B.Mus in Eastern music specialized in Eastern violin, The Academy of Music and Dance,
Jerusalem, 2004- 2007.
Teaching Certification, music education for secondary schools, The Hebrew University
of Jerusalem, 2005- 2007.
High school, Jatt High School, 2002.
Khalaf, M. M. (2020). Arabic Violin Study for Beginners levels 1- 3. Amazon Press.
:Articles in work to be submitted in November 2020, international journals
Khalaf, M. M., Cohen, Veronika. (2020). What Happens to Arab Musical Identity in the Face of
Western Influences? Do Arab Performers, Composers Perceive This as a Problematic
Khalaf, M. M., Frigyesi, J. N. (2020). Blue Flame of Simon Shaheen: New style and
aesthetic in Arabic Fusion Music
Khalaf, M. M. (2020). The Analytic- Intuitive method of teaching story using instruments in
Sama`I Sikah, composed in 2019.
Longa Farah Faza, composed in 2012.
Nostalgie, composed in 2012.
Haneenun liDarwish, composed in 2012.
Watan, composed in 2009.
Ghurbah (foreignness), composed in 2008.
Emotions, was composed in 2002.
Lecturer at the music department: The program of music education
and program of general courses: Arabic art music and Arabic rhythmic pedagogy courses