Yanir Eldorot was born in Givatayim, Israel, studying in Kalay high school in the music department. Yanir plays the violin for 7 years, studying with Prof. Irina Etigon. He also studies composition, conducting, theory and piano with Benjamin Yusupov for two years, Yanir is a member of ACUM for few pieces that he wrote for violin and piano. He also a member of the Young Philharmonic Orchestra and the Goldman Program for Outstanding Musicians and a member of Huberman Project, founded by Israeli violist and conductor Zvi Carmeli at the JMC, is an annual course and festival intended to enrich and inspire highly advanced young string players from Israel and abroad..
Yanir played solo with orchestra in Israel, with LGT YOUNG SOLOISTS in Austria and Hong Kong, also played solo in Spain, New York, Italy, switzerland and Sweden. Yanir participated in master classes of prof. Miriam Fried, Ida Beller, Alessandro Adriani, Sergey Ostrovsky, Gregory Klinovsky, Ivri Gitlis and Misha Kopelman etc.
In april 2015 Yanir won third prize in the “EMUSE” online competition in Greece. In May 2015, he won a scholarship for excellence in the young students of the Tel Aviv Conservatory. In May 2015 he won first prize in the “GOLDEN KEY” competition. In September 2015 he won first prize in the “MUSE” competition in Greece. In May 2016 – he won the first prize of middle category of all instruments in “Aviv” competition in Raanana. In October 2016, he won first prize and Givatayim Mayor’s Award in Creativity Competition for a piece “Hope” that he wrote for violin and piano. In October 2018 he won first absolute prize in Euterpe Competition in Corato, Italy.
Yanir is a Grant Recipient of AICF since 2017 and was invited by the AICF to play in their 78th Celebration of the Arts of Israel in Lincoln Center NY and also invited to play solo in Stockholm Sweden to celebrate 70th Anniversary of the State of Israel.