Yehuda Schryer was born in Argentina and grew up in Italy. He studied at the Jerusalem Rubin Academy of Music with Joseph Urshalmi, and later with Charles Ramirez in London. While in London he was accepted by the late Andres Segovia to attend a series of individual lessons with him and a few weeks later Yehuda Schryer was unanimously awarded the first prize in the François Shapira interdisciplinary music competition. A few months later he was performing the Guitar Concerto by Villa-Lobos with the Israel Philharmonic orchestra, that marked the beginning of his professional career.
In addition to several recordings for the radio and television, Yehuda Schryer regularly performs in recitals and chamber music concerts in Israel and abroad, including musical centers such as Salzburg, Berlin, Munich, Brussels, Milan, Zürich etc; he was also invited to give Masterclasses in France, Germany and England.
He has founded a yearly guitar Festival named the “Tel-Aviv Guitar week” and has served as its musical advisor for 15 years.
He is the founder and Head of the Classical Guitar Department at the Israel Rubin Academy of Music at the Tel-Aviv University and nowadays he teaches at the Jerusalem Rubin Academy of Music and Dance.Yehuda Schryer