About Avi Taler

Avi Taler is an accomplished Israeli conductor and musician who has received support from the America-Israel Cultural Foundation. Born in Ashdod, Israel, Avi began his musical journey at the age of six, studying piano and choral singing at the Akadma Conservatory. He quickly rose to national prominence, winning various competitions and performing in concerto festivals.

In 2016, Avi completed his four-year orchestral conducting B.Mus course at the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music in Tel-Aviv University, studying under the tutelage of esteemed professors Vag Papian, Yi-An Xu, Prof. Yoav Talmi, and Ronen Borshevsky. He received additional training at the Royal College of Music in London, where he studied conducting with professors Toby Purser, Peter Stark, and Howard Williams.

In 2018, Avi completed his M.Mus in choral conducting at the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music with prof. Ronen Borshevsky, distinguishing himself for his performance of De Falla’s El Amor Brujo in 2015, a project he led and executed with fellow students in chamber concerts and lecture series.

Avi's talent as a conductor has been recognized by the America-Israel Cultural Foundation, which awarded him its prestigious grant for young artists. He has served as the musical director of the representative youth concert band at Ness-Ziona's Conservatory and the Akadma Conservatory in Ashdod. He has also held various educational positions as a conductor, aural skills teacher, chamber coach, and musical director.

As a choral tenor, Avi is a member of the Gary Bertini Israeli Choir and has participated in orchestral projects conducted by Zubin Mehta, Manfred Honeck, Marin Alsop, and Ariel Zuckerman. He is also the holder of the Bob and Beryl Harding Bursary for young conductors for the 2019-20 season at the Havant Symphony Orchestra, where he assisted conductor Jonathan Butcher. Avi's passion for music and his dedication to his craft have made him an outstanding representative of Israel's vibrant cultural scene.

Avi Taler

Music Direction, Conducting, Piano, Voice, Classical, Baroque / Early Music

London, United Kingdom
Grant Recipient

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