About Alma Taron

Alma Taron was born on 2000 in Israel. She started playing classical guitar at the age of 11 with Igal (Igor) Kaplun at the Givatayim Conservatory of Music. She plays since as a solo guitarist and as part of the classical guitar ensemble “Magic Strings” conducted by Igal (Igor) Kaplun.

Alma has participated with the “Magic Strings” ensemble at The Guitar Week, 2014 as an opening concert for the concert of Marco Socias, in Felicja Blumental Center, Tel Aviv and at The Guitar Week, 2015, at the Culture Hall, Natanya.

Alma has won the AICF scholarship award in 2016. She has been granted an Excellence Scholarship in Memory of Eve Shtern, 2015 in The Givatayim Conservatory of Music. As a solo guitarist she has won 4th place in the national classical guitar competition – “The Annual Guitar Competition in Memory of Arian Yerushalmi Eldor of blessed memory”, 2014 – in the age category of under 14. Alma was the 1st place winner for the best performance of the mandatory segment in the youth competition of ages 14-16 in “The Annual Guitar Competition in Memory of Arian Yerushalmi Eldor of blessed memory”, 2015. She also was 5th Place winner and winner of an Honorary Diploma in the age category of 13-15 in the “L. Luthier International Classical Guitar Festival and Youth Competition”, Bratislava’ Slovakia, November, 2015.

Alma Participated in Master Class by Prof. Yossi Yerushalmi, Israel; Master Class by Enrique Munoz, Spain ; Master Class by Miriam Rodriguez Brullova, Slovakia ; Master Class by Sergei Matokhin, Russia, at Slovakia ; Master Class by Sasa Dejanovic, from Croatia ; Master Class by Aniello Desiderio, from Italy ; Master Class by Jan Bartlema, from Netherland ; Master Class by Petra Poláčková, from Czech Republic, at the Classical Guitar Course, 2016, at The Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance, Jerusalem, conducted by Mrs. Irit Even-Tov.

Currently Alma is a student at the Thelma Yellin High school of the Arts, majoring in classical music and persists in her classical guitar studies.

Alma Taron

Guitar, Baroque / Early Music, Classical

Givatayim, Israel
Grant Recipient