Conductor / Yonah Zur

About Yonah

Conductor of Junior Repertory Orchestra 

Conductor of Junior Repertory Orchestra

Violinist Yonah Zur has performed throughout Israel, the US, and Europe. He has had solo appearances with the Jerusalem Symphony, the Israel Contemporary Players, and the Israel Camerata Jerusalem. Since relocating to Boston he is a regular guest with A Far Cry, the Boston Lyric Opera, the Boston Ballet, and has appeared with the Boston Chamber Music Society, the Lydian Quartet at Brandeis University, DeCoda at Carnegie Hall, and the Newburyport Chamber Music Festival. Yonah Zur was a member of Israel’s Carmel Quartet for two seasons and served as assistant principal second violin with the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra for six seasons.

He is a Teaching Assistant at Harvard University’s Music Department and is proud to be on the staff of the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras for his tenth season. He has been engaging young new audiences with chamber music for the past twenty years.

Mr. Zur has participated in the Marlboro, Yellow Barn, Tanglewood, Newburyport and Mecklenburg-Vorpommern summer festivals. He has taught at Longy School, the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance, Opus 188 Harlem School of Music and the JCC Tenafly. He graduated from the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance having studied with Avi Abramovich, and earned his Masters at The Juilliard School with Robert Mann. He was a recipient of the AICF scholarships from 1995-2003.