Awards & honors
2018 - `Triptych` for Piano Trio is nominated for the final concert of the Keuris Composers Contest – In addition, Uri`s THE PRINCE AND THE MAGIC STONE is nominated to be published by the Edition MatchingArts (Holland).
2017 - Israeli Prime Minister`s prize for composers (second time)
2015 - ACUM Award for the Chamber Symphony (best Israeli premiere of the year)
2014 - Boston Metro Opera Concert Award at the Contempo Festival Composers` International Competition 2014 in the category “Opera Special Awards” for the Operatorio “Shunamit” Act One.
2013 - Second Prize at the Liberson Composers Contest granted by Israeli Composers` League and the Liberson Foundation.
2010 - ACUM Award in the category “Composition encouragement” for the “Faust Concerto” for viola and symphonic orchestra
2009 - International Mozart Award for Musical Achievement by the International Biographical Center, Cambridge, England
2008 - ACUM Award in the category “Best classical composition of the year” for the Second Piano Concerto “Blares, Clouds, Celebrations”
2006 - Israeli Prime Minister`s prize for composers
2005 - Doctoral Fellowship of Excellence granted by the President of the Bar-Ilan University, Israel
2004 - scholarship from the America-Israel foundation, established by Isaac Stern
2003 - Inclusion in the Second Edition of the “2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century” released by the International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England
2003 - Nomination as an International Musician of the Year by the International Biographical Center, Cambridge, England
2002 - The International Biographical Center Lifetime Achievement Award by the International Biographical Center, Cambridge, England
2000 - “Klon” prize for young composers granted by Israeli Composers` League and Klon Foundation
1998 - A title of extraordinary excellent musician granted by the Ministry of Absorption of Israel