Tamir Tavor

    Grant Recipient

    Ra'anana, Israel

    Tamir Tavor was born in Israel, 2002. He began his violin studies at the Ra’anana Music Center in 2011, and since 2016 he is learning with Prof. Chaim Taub as well as Mr. Roi Shiloah.

    In 2013, Tamir took the 2nd place in the National Violin Competition in Ra’anana.  He won the 1st prize in the annual Spring Competition of the Ra’anana Music Center, both in 2015 and 2016. Tamir was awarded AICF scholarships both in 2015 and 2017, and was also awarded a scholarship with Exceptional Distinction in 2019.

    Since 2019, Tamir is a student in the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance with a full scholarship, as part of the Younes and Soraya Nazarian Program of Excellence in Chamber Music.

    Tamir participates regularly in “Keshet Eilon” seminars and performed there as a soloist both in 2012 and 2015.

    Tamir is a regular participant in various chamber music ensembles. Besides the chamber music he plays at the academy, He participated in the David Goldman Program for Outstanding Young Musicians, Eilat Chamber Music Festival and more, and was mentored by distinguished musicians such as Prof. Hillel Zori, Prof. Moshe Epstein, Sergei Bresler, Zvi Plesser, Zvi Carmelli and more.

    Tamir has participated in masterclasses by Sergey Ostrovsky, Irina Svetlova, Meriam Fried, Alexander Gilman, Areta Zhulla and more.

    Tamir was the Concertmaster of the Ra’anana Youth Symphony Orchestra for 3 years. Tamir performed with them as a soloist on various occasions, both in Israel and abroad.


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