"Not just Moran's new arrangements to Metal classics and her great talent as a pianist and singer are so captivating, it is also her original music that reaches every capillary in your heart"
Moran Magal is a versatile singer - songwriter with a deep mesmerising signature voice and a gifted pianist.
Moran’s music is a combination of original Folk Rock with a Gothic Metal edge: Melodic, Dark, Romantic and Powerful.
Moran Magal is also renowned for her virtuoso piano and vocal arrangements to Metal classics and her collaborations with Metal figures like Warrel Dane (Nevermore), Kobi Farhi and Yossi Sassi from Orphaned Land, has reached thousands of viewers on YouTube and worldwide enthusiastic reviews. Recently, Moran released a new duet with the Finnish Metal Singer Tommi Salmela ( Tarot, Lazy Bonez) for her song BLACK SWAN from the new upcoming album- Under Your Bed.
Moran starred on Israel TV's "The Voice" and her Alice Cooper performance of " Poison" gained her immediate exposure to the public and the Metal scene.
Moran Magal is emerging on European stages with a Piano Based Folk-Rock style that is all her own, easily bridging multiple ages and stages. As her hands glide easily over the keyboard in an extension of her body, Moran’s vocal depth and intensity merge light with dark, pain with humor, and honesty from the intimacy of her soul with stirring melodies. After moving from Israel to Berlin, Moran Magal has established her own band together with Marcos Feminella (Drums), Ishay Sommer (Bass), Shir -Ran Yinon (Violin) and Federico Truzzi (Guitar). The group has been active for the past 3 years and will release the new album 'Under Your Bed' on August 2019. All songs were written, composed and produced by Moran Magal, and recorded with the band, mostly in their home studios and at Brick WorkMusic Berlin. The album was mixed and Mastered by the German Producer Benjamin Schwenen (Tanzwut )
Composing & Recording for others: Moran Magal has played and recorded piano for many artists, among them, Israeli world known Metal Band Orphaned Land's album 'All Is One'.
Moran Magal also composed the music for 'Left Behind' from Oprhaned Land's new album ‘Unsung profits
and dead messiahs’. Moran Composed for the singer Nina Jiers former lead singer of Neopera (Ear Music) the theme song of her debut EP 'Precious Time' (lyrics and music) and wrote the song 'Charity' (lyrics and music) for the Berlin Gothic Choir 'Stimmgewalt' who also recorded choir tracks for the new album 'Under Your bed' and collaborates with Moran Magal often on stage.
Moran Magal can already look back at some successful performances on world acclaimed stages, among them Trolls & Legends festival (Belgium) for 2019, Finland SOM Acoustic Tour 2018, FemMe 2016 (NL ), Carte Blanche festival 2018 BE, WGT festival Leipzig (outdoor performances, Budapest Art days (2019)
Piano Festival IL 2017, Opening act for Daniel Cavanagh (Anathema) Orphaned Land and Maiden United, Jacob's Ladder Festival IL, The Jewish Summer Festival Budapest, Abu Gush Vocal Festival IL, KlubRadio concert Budapest with Peter Gerendas Band, ‘The Voice’ of Israel and many more.
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Moran is a graduate with distinction of “Hed Collage of Music” in Tel Aviv
(Today is a part of Kiriat Ono University), and of the “Y.Aharon Conservatory” in Petah Tikva.
Moran Graduated from 'Hed Collage of Music' with a piano recital including pieces from Bach, Mozart, Rahmaninov, Bill Evans, Charlie Parker, and original compositions. Since 2009 Moran has been teaching piano and Vocal lessons in various music schools.
Moran teaches contemporary music, jazz, classical music, improvisation, songwriting and more.
She conducts group ensembles, choirs, and works as a musical manager.
Moran is often invited to give artist class in music schools, where she is sharing her rich history in the music field, talking about her projects and collaborations with different musicians.
Moran is also a session pianist and recorded for various artists and bands
She worked and working in theatres as an accompanying pianist.
Among her teachers were world known jazz pianist Slava Ganelin, Nahom Perfekovich, Tanya Plavin, Rachel Isakova, Rafi Kadishzon, Ranko Richman, Silvia Shamai, Avia Teri, Tami Cohen, and today she is a student of known concert pianist and pedagog, Professor Yossi Reshef.
UYB is the new all original album of Moran Magal.
It’s Dark, Melodic, Romantic and Powerful, and can be classified between Gothic folk rock to Melodic Metal.
UYB is about childhood demons, lost of a loved one, fighting depression and hope.
Moran Magal wrote, composed and produced the album herself, and was supported by her fans through a crowdfunding campaign, on march 2019.
After moving from Israel to Berlin, Moran Magal stated her own band together with Ishay Sommer (Bass), Brazilian Drummer Marcos Feminella, Shir-Ran Yinon (violin) and Federico Truzzi ( Guitar ).
Under Your Bed includes 12 gongs - two of them have been already pre released - Under Your Bed theme song - supported by a video created by the director Leah Stricker, and BLACK SWAN - featuring Tommi Salmela ( TAROT).
Shades Of Metal Private Collection (2015) Moran Magal's "Shades of Metal" is her private collection of Heavy Metal cherished classics, transformed into beautiful
piano and vocal arrangements. These new signature renditions get a fragile yet rebellious edge that adds a unique personal tone and accessible femininity to the Heavy Metal of Metallica, System of a Down, Marilyn Manson, Dream Theatre,
Alice Cooper, Orphaned Land and others. Moran's performance of the song " Poison" by Alice Cooper
(also from the album ) was crowned as "the perfect audition" at the Israeli TV version of the "THE VOICE (Season 3 ).
Collaborated and recorded duets with Moran Magal on this album are the renowned Metal musicians: Warrel Dane- Lead singer of Nevermore & Sanctuary, Kobi Farhi - lead singer of Orphaned Land and Yossi Sassi ( Orphaned Land). 'Shades Of Metal' was arranged and produced by Moran Magal.
Co producer and recording engineer: Barak Olier. Released by the German label USM.
'Regishut Yeter' / 'Over Sensitivity' (2013) is Moran's Hebrew album. The album was written and composed by Moran Magal and includes 11 songs from different periods of her life. The album ranges from folk ballads to heavy rock, all piano based, pure emotion and storytelling, All songs written and composed by Moran Magal.Produced by Gal Padeh.
'Piece of Advice'(2010) Piece of Advice is Moran's Debut EP and musical celebration, pictures from the artist's life and a showcase of Moran's wide musical range. The album is Dark, humanistic, virtuoso, and full of emotion. It ranges from Rock to Metal ballad (Feel Again Piece of Advice), dark cabaret and beautiful intimate piano ballads. All tracks were written and composed by Moran.