Composer Dr. Hana Ajiashvili (b. 1972) was born in Tbilisi, Georgia and received a Master’s Degree in Piano and Composition from the Music Sarajishvili Academy in 1995. In 1996, she continued her composition studies with composer Vladimir Tarnopolsky at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow, and worked with the Studio for New Music and the Young Composers’ Committee of the Moscow Composers’ Union. Her works have been performed in festivals such as Moscow Autumn and Alternativa, and in concerts in Germany. In 2001, she immigrated to Israel and continued her activities as a composer and director at the Or Yehuda Conservatory. In 2007, she completed her doctorate at Bar-Ilan University under the supervision of Gideon Lewensohn and Betty Olivero. Her works are frequently performed in concerts and festival in Israel and abroad. Hana’s music is in the repertoire of such well-known ensembles as Continuum (New York), Momenta Quartet (NYC), Trio Musicale (Madrid), Studio of New Music (Moscow), Meitar (Tel-Aviv), Ensemble XXI Century (Tel Aviv), Musica Nova (Tel-Aviv) and others.