Daniel Cavari


Daniel Cavari

Daniel Cavari (b. 2003) started playing the cello at the age of 8, since he was 13 years old he studied with Ariel Tushinsky. Since October 2022 Daniel studies with Zvi Plesser at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance with full scholarship.

Daniel graduated from the Excellence Programs of the Jerusalem Music Center including the Young Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, the David Goldman Program for Outstanding Young Musicians and the Huberman Program.

In June 2020 Daniel won the first prize at the Sarney Memorial Scholarship Award Competition. In January 2022 Daniel won the first prize at the "Negev Sounds" competition.

Daniel performed twice as a soloist with the Israel Sinfonietta Beer Sheva. In 2018 and in 2022.

In 2023 Daniel was accepted to the prestigious Bowdoin International Music Festival Summer Institute in Maine, USA. There he had the privilege to meet and study with the renowned cellist and teacher Steven Doane, participate in a chamber group coached by Julian Martin, and meet exceptional young musicians from around the world.

In March 2024, Daniel won the first prize at the David Gritz string competition.

Throughout his studies Daniel had the privilege to participate in masterclasses by renowned cellists and work under the instructions of inspiring musicians. Those include: Kyril Zlotnikov, Hans Jørgen Jensen, Frans Helmerson, Leonid Gorokhov, Sergei Bresler, Asaf Zohar, Barak Tal, Chaim Taub, Paul Biss among others.

Daniel is a recipient of the America Israel Cultural Foundation scholarship for the years 2021-2022.