About Omer Dor

Israeli violinist Omer Dor performed in solo and chamber music concerts in Israel, Europe and the United States, in halls such as the Nice Opera House, Tel Aviv Performing Arts Center and the Felicja Blumental Music Center. He participated in the festivals: Yellow Barn - Vermont US, Keshet Eilon - Israel, Music in the Valley - Israel, Fondazione Musicale Santa Cecilia – Italy and others.

Omer studied in Israel with Haim Taub, the former concert master of the Israeli Philharmonic, and is currently studying with Prof. Donald Weilerstein at the New England Conservatory on a merit scholarship.
He collaborated in chamber music with Anthony Marwood, Natasha Brofsky, Shlomo Shem-Tov, Vivian Weilerstein, Thomas Bloch and others, and played in master classes with Ida Haendel, Ivry Gitlis, Itzhak Perlman, Itzhak Rashkovsky, Vadim Gluzman and others.

Omer graduated from the prestigious Thelma-Yellin School of the Arts, following which he was recognized as a “Distinguished Musician” by the Israeli Ministry of Culture. He is also a graduate of the Young Musicians Unit of the Jerusalem Music Center.

He received scholarships with distinction from the America-Israel Cultural Foundation, and enjoys their support since 2003. He is a laureate of the Chamber Music Competition of the Buchmann-Mehta Music Academy in Tel Aviv and was a finalist in the Aviv Competition of the America-Israel Cultural Foundation. He performed as a soloist with the Emeritus Chamber Orchestra at the Keshet Eilon Concert Hall and with the Thelma-Yellin Symphony Orchestra at the Ted Arison Auditorium, Tel Aviv. His playing was broadcast on Israel’s national radio.

Omer plays a 1798 Nicholas Lupot violin and a Francois Peccatte bow on generous loan by Mr. Yehuda Zisapel.

Omer Dor


Boston, Massachusetts, United States