Cellist Tamir Naaman Pery, born in 1999 is currently studying for his Bachelor degree at the Barenboim-Said Akademie under Professor Frans Helmerson.
1st prize winner of Young Musicians Competition in Israel, 2nd prize winner of the ‘David Grits’ competition for the years 2019 and 2020 and 2nd prize of the VERÃO CLÁSSICO Academy Awards 2021, Tamir was chosen to represent Israel at the Eurovision Young Musicians 2018 in Edinburgh. His playing was broadcast on radio stations in Israel, Estonia, Hungary and Russia.
Graduated from Karmiel conservatory and the Jerusalem Music Center, Tamir received his cello education under the guidance of Professor Zvi Plesser. Between 2019-2020 he continued his studies with Prof. Plesser at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance where he held scholarship as an active participant in the Nazarian Chamber Music program of Excellence in Chamber Music, leading to take part in various opportunities, including a special concert with Pinchas Zukerman.
He took part in various music courses and festivals Performing both as a soloist and as a chamber musician, such as the Perlman Music Program, ‘The International Clasical Music Festival, Clasclas’ in Spain under the artistic direction of Guy Braunstein, Kneisel Hall Chamber Music festival, Musethica international festival, Moritzburg Festival academy, 8th International Youth Music Festival in Bratislava (Slovakia), The david goldman program for outstanding young musicians and more.
Tamir has received master classes with leading cellists including: Gary Hoffman, David Geringas, Troels Svane, Peter Bruns, Hans Jorgen Jensen, Clara Kim.
Tamir received scholarships from the Jerusalem Music Center , Zefunot Culture and America-Israel Cultural Foundation.