Born in England in 1963, Dr Gila (formerly known outside Israel as Gillian) Carcas is an accomplished composer, musician and teacher.
Qualifications include a PhD in Composition from Durham University, and Gila has taught at various British institutions including Southampton University and the Royal College of Music.
She has composed well over fifty pieces of music, ranging from solo and small chamber works to full orchestral pieces and a chamber opera.
Since moving to Israel in 2004, Gila has also arranged many Jewish melodies for classical ensemble. Gila teaches piano, violin, theory and composition to students of all ages.