Educational Work

List of Hosting Venues for Past
Workshops, Lectures, and Masterclasses:

Yale University – New Heaven, CT
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, School of Music – Lincoln, NE
Ojai Foundation, Ojai – CA
Manhattan Art Center – Manhattan, KS
Manhattan Christian College – Manhattan, KS
Weber State Cultural Affairs – Ogden, UT Skirball Cultural Center – Educational Program for LA School District
The Willow Community School – Culver City, CA
Butler University – Indianapolis, IN
University of Texas – Austin, TX
The Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD
Berklee College of Music – Boston, MA
University of Southern California – Los Angeles, CA
Brandeis University – Boston, MA
University of Pittsburgh- Pittsburgh, PA
Smith College – North Hampton, MA
Boston College – Boston, MA
Cal Tech – Pasadena, CA
Middlebury College – Middlebury, VT
Polytechnic – Pasadena, CA
Occidental College – Los Angeles, CA
Brandeis Bardine Institute – Brandeis, CA
El Camino College – Torrance, CA
University of California, Los Angeles – Los Angeles, CA
Esalen Institute – Big Sur, CA
Loyola Marymount University – Los Angeles, CA
Marshal Valley College – Marshall, MI
Indianapolis Museum of Arts – Indianapolis, IN
MIT – Cambridge, MA
University of California, Santa Cruz – Santa Cruz, CA
University of California, San Diego – San Diego, CA
California State University, Northridge – Northridge, CA
California State University, San Bernardino – San Bernardino, CA
Santa Monica College – Santa Monica, CA
Emerson College – Boston, MA
Boston Arts Center – Boston, MA
St. John College – St. Joseph, MN
Concordia College – Moorhead, MN
University of California, Fresno – Fresno, CA
Mcnally-Smith College – Mn/St Paul, MN
Ilyard Institute – Hollywood, CA
Camera Obscura – Tel Aviv, Israel
Sam Spiegel Jerusalem Film School – Jerusalem, Israel
Children Community School – Van Nuys, CA
Meditation Mount – Ojai, CA
Temple Israeli of Hollywood – Hollywood, CA
Exploring Minds Montessori Pre-School – Valley Glen, CA
Teacher Enrichment Program – Los Angeles, CA
Seeds of Compassion – McCaw Hall, Seattle, WA
Star Immersion Program – Los Angeles, CA
Anza Elementary, Hawthorne, CA
Burnett Elementary – Hawthorne, CA
Kahal Joseph Congregation – Los Angeles, CA
Jackson-Mann – Brighton, MA
Eliot School – Needham, MA
Backet School – Backet, MA
Inside out artists group – Venice, CA
Heath School – Brookline, MA
Ellis Park School – Brookline, MA
J. Briggs School – Ashburnham, MA
Bird St. Youth Center – Boston, MA
The Village – Sherman Oaks, CA
West Hollywood Park & Recreation – West Hollywood, CA
Center for Jewish Creativity – Los Angeles, CA
New England Jewish Educators Assembly’s – 1991/1993 conferences
Abode Sufi Center – New Lebanon, NY
Leo Baeck Temple – Los Angeles, CA
Valley Beth Shalom – Encino, CA
Regenesis Center – Santa Monica, CA
Ojai Retreat – Ojai, CA
Peace Abby – Sherbourne, MA
Peace Learning Center – Indianapolis, IN
Sacred Movement Yoga – Venice, CA
Montessori School – Santa Cruz, CA
JCC School – Silverlake, CA
Silk Road House – Berkeley, CA
Westchester Community College, Valhalla, NY
Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, PA
The University of Chicago, Divinity School, Chicago, IL
DePauw University, Chicago, IL
Maryville University, St. Louis, MO

Teaching Positions

LESLEY COLLEGE – Intensive Residency Option Program.
Adjunct faculty, music supervisor and consultant to Bachelor Degree candidates.
Cambridge, MA. (Sept. 1991 – July 1994).
DEAN JUNIOR COLLEGE – Music Department.
Electronic music production and composition instructor for Bachelor Degree candidates.
Franklin, MA. (January 1994 – July 1994).
PARK SCHOOL – Junior high school, summer program.
Electronic Music Department Head/ Jazz, Rock and classical music performance instructor.
Brookline, MA. (July 1986 – Sept. 1993).
FAYERWEATHER ST. SCHOOL – Elementary School.
School ensemble musical director.
Cambridge, MA. (Sept. 86 – Jan. 87).

Topics taught include:

• Sacred Music of the Middle East
• Cultures, Religions & Politics of the Middle East
• Music of the Bedouins: Nomads of the Middle Eastern Deserts
• Music as a Bridge: Bringing People Together with Music
• Sounds of the Dreams: Creating Musical Soundtracks to Participants’ Dreams
• Sounds of the Myth: Creating Music Based on Creation Myths
• Music & Zen: Buddhism, Sound & Architecture

Guest Lecturer courses include:

• History of Christianity
• Introduction to World Religions
• Christianity, Judaism and Islam
• International Relations and Current Problems in the Middle East
• Introduction to World Music
• History of Minorities in the USA

During residencies in various schools, Yuval provided live musical accompaniment during instruction and performances of Modern Dance classes.