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Rami Barber - Chairman


Rami Barber is a musician, a singer and a conductor. He learned to play the trombone, studied choir conducting and singing in Avner Itai's class at the Academy of Music at Tel Aviv University, sang in the Ichud Choir, with the Cameran Singers and other groups, and has played in the Kibbutz Chamber Orchestra and in wind instrument ensembles. Together with his wife he initiated and established 'Meytarim' - the Israeli Center for Vocal Culture, where he applied the expertise of voice production to improve the culture of vocalization and verbalization for teachers and lecturers.

He has conducted various choirs, including the Oriah Choir and the Lev Tel Aviv Choir. He was one of the founders of the 'Yad Harif' Artists Center at Kibbutz Tzorah. There he was the musical director and established choirs for children and adults.

He has collaborated in the activities of the Hallel Organisation since its inception.

Ranen Doron

Began his career as a choir singer in the choir conducted by his father, Ari Doron, at the age of 14. From a young age he participated in many Zimriot Music Festivals and later also in Europa Cantat. He is a regular participant in the Conductors Seminars of the Hallel Organisation. For the last 12 years he has been a member of the Emek Hefer Regional Choir, under the baton of Shimon Lev Tov.

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Yuval Ben-Ozer

One of Israel's leading choral conductors. A graduate of the Jerusalem Academy of Music and the School of Music of the University of Indiana at Bloomington. Yuval Ben-Ozer is the Music Director of the New Israeli Vocal Ensemble- Israel's only professional choir, the Kibbutz Artzi Choir. As guest conductor, Ben-Ozer has conducted in France, Italy, Germany and Argentina as well as all the major orchestras in Israel. Yuval Ben-Ozer has frequently collaborated with the Israeli Philharmonic as chorus master under the batons of the world's great conductors Daniel Barenboim, James Levine, Kurt Masur, Giuseppe Sinopoli, Zubin Mehta, Antonio Pappano.and Daniel Oren. He won and first prizes in international choir competitions in Malta (1998), Spain (2000) and Belgium. With the NIVE has appeared at many festivals in Europe and the USA and won the prize for the outstanding performance of an Israeli composition in 1994. Yuval Ben-Ozer is a much sought-after lecturer and directs work-shops for the top management of major business organizations as part of his unique 'Maestro Program for Leadership and Team-Work'.

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Ruti Fort

Ruti graduated from the Wingate Institute in Israel and the Alexander Foundation in London.
She teaches the Alexander technique and sings for her joy in the Oriah-Savion choir.
Ruti is an active member of Hallel's board since the organization was founded.

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Natalie Goldberg

Nathalie Goldberg – Musician, conductor, teacher and educator. Born in Israel in 1977, she grew up on Kibbutz Ma'agan Michael, where she still resides. She obtained her Bachelors degree in orchestral conducting at the Academy of Music in Jerusalem, and her Masters degree with distinction in the Musicology department at the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music at Tel Aviv University. She holds a Teaching Diploma from the Hebrew University. She was in charge of the music course at the Hof Hacarmel Secondary School for 12 years, where she taught History and Theory of Music, trained various musical ensembles and conducted the school choir. She was joint Chairperson of the Israel Choral Association – Hallel – for three years, together with Yuval Ben-Ozer, and still serves on the Committee. At present she teaches Pitch training at the Ironi A arts school in Tel Aviv, has conducted the young Efroni choir for the past four years, lectures at the Music School of the Lewinski College and in the "Mafteah" (Key) program of the Philharmonic Orchestra, and conducts continuing education programs for music teachers under the auspices of the Department of Education.

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Idit Krymolowski-Shopen

Idit Krymolowski-Shopen: Coloratura soprano & Choral conductor


Began her vocal studies at the rubin academy of music, Tel-Aviv. an america-Israel culture foundation (Keren Sharet) scholarship recipient, Ms. krymolowski obtained a bachelors degree at the maastricht high academy of music, Holland under the auspices of the dutch culture foundation. She completed her masters degree in the Art of Performance at Brooklyn College, NYU majoring in 17th and 18th century music.

She has held recitals in Israel, the netherlands and the United States; sung at the Netherlands opera south; performed with the "florilegium” baroque ensemble, the Israeli Chamber Orchestra, the Raanana Symphonette Orchestra, and theBrooklyn Chamber orchestra, and participated in the Abu-Gosh music festival and Musica Nova, and with the "contempo” and "reflex” ensembles for contemporary music.

Her teachers include: For singing: Assia Arieh and Tamar Rotem (Israel), Sonia Finestra and Barbara Schlick (Holland), Deborah Birenbaum (USA). For conducting: Stephen Sloan (Germany) and Richard Bart (USA)

Upon her return to Israel in January 2002, Idit established the Vocal Art Institute at the Rosh-Ha'ayin Conservatory, and in January 2006 she formed the Meitav vocal ensemble at the Rosh- Ha'ayin Conservatory. Since its establishment, the ensemble has earned praise and recognition among a wide audience and professional circles, and performs frequently both in Rosh Ha'ayin and beyond. During 2009-2011 the ensemble under her guidance participated in concerts and master classes, and conducted tours to the US and Germany. In 2009 the ensemble obtained first prize in the Israeli Lea Porat singing competition.



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