Oboist Dudu Carmel won the 1996 International Oboe Competition in Toulon, France and the 1990 François Shapira prize in Israel. He serves as principal oboist of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra.
Dudu Carmel performed several times as soloist with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, under the baton of Zubin Mehta; with the Budapest Festival Orchestra, under Ivan Fischer; with the Quebec Symphony Orchestra, under
Yoav Talmi, and with orchestras in Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, France and Poland.
He has performed recitals in prestigious concert halls, such as the Chamber Music Hall of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra; he has recorded for radio stations in Europe and Israel and participated in chamber music festivals in Israel, Germany, Switzerland and Brazil. Together with Prof. Thomas Indermühle, he is the founder of The Oboe Festival in Palma de Mallorca in Spain. He has been giving yearly masterclasses there and on a regular basis around the globe.
Dudu Carmel is a faculty member of the Winds Department at both the Jerusalem and the Tel Aviv