Tomer Amrani

Tomer Amrani was born and raised in Ra’anana, Israel, and has been taught by the Berlin Philharmonic flautists Mathieu Dufour and Emmanuel Pahud. He currently occupies the Co-Principal Flute chair at the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra and was selected by Daniel Barenboim to take part in the Barenboim-Saïd Academy. He has appeared as a concerto soloist with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra and the Israeli Opera Orchestra. Tomer has played at the BBC Proms, Carnegie Hall and at the Lucerne and Salzburg Festivals. He is a laureate of the Jerusalem Academy Wind and Percussion Competition, the Israeli National Woodwind Competition, the Eran Zoldan Soloists Competition and the Israeli National Flute Competition. He has received scholarships from the Barenboim-Said Foundation, the ARPE Foundation (Switzerland) and the America-Israel Cultural Foundation.