Tamir Tavor was born in Israel, 2002. He began his violin studies in 2010, 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 in Ra’anana, 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.
Tamir has participated in masterclasses by Itzhak Perlman, Prof. Li Lin, Meriam Fried, Sergey Ostrovsky, Alexander Gillman, Areta Zhulla and more.
In 2019-2020, Tamir was 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. Since October 2020, He is studying in The Buchman-Mehta School of Music, with a full scholarship as well.
Tamir is a regular participant in various chamber music ensembles. Besides his academic studies, he participated in the David Goldman Program for Outstanding Young Musicians, the 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 participates regularly in “Keshet Eilon” seminars and performed there as a soloist both in 2012 and 2015.
Tamir is playing on a Vuillaume violin, kindly loaned to him by the AICF.