Tali Tadmor began her musical career at the age of six, when she enrolled in Tel Aviv’s Israeli Conservatory for Music. Currently, Tali is pursuing a Doctorate in Music at the University of Southern California (USC); she is majoring in Keyboard Collaborative Arts (KCA) and working as a Teaching-Assistant. At USC, Tali has been the recipient of various awards and scholarships; she has been granted the KCA Departmental Award for the past four years and was recently named the Composition Department’s Most Valuable Player in recognition of her contributions to young composers and new music. Professionally, Tali has performed with musicians such as soprano Hila Plitmann, cellist Daniel Rothmuller, and soprano Angela Meade, as well as with various ensembles including the Los Angeles Jewish Symphony, the American Youth Symphony, The USC Thornton Symphony, The USC Thornton Chamber Orchestra, and the USC Contemporary Music Ensemble. In 2006 Tali, performed at the Eric Whitacre Choral Invitational in China’s Forbidden City in Beijing. Most recently, she toured Italy with the Azusa Pacific University Choir and Chamber Orchestra (UCO), with performances in Rome, Lucca and Venice. Upcoming engagements include a debut recital at Carnegie Hall in the summer of 2009, a chamber music recital with members of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, as well as serving as Music Director and Tour Conductor for LA Opera’s newest community outreach production, The Marriage of Figueroa. Tali moved to Los Angles from Israel twelve years ago and has been an active member of the local Jewish community ever since. She has served as the accompanist and choir director for Temple Judea in Tarzana for nine years, and has accompanied numerous Jewish choirs, including the Zimriyah Chorale under the direction of Dr. Nick Strimple and the Bureau of Jewish Education’s HaZamir Youth Choir. Ms. Tadmor regularly accompanies events hosted by the Israeli Consulate in Los Angeles. Tali received a Masters in Music with honors from USC and a B.Sc. in Applied Mathematics from UCLA. Her teachers include Mr. Kevin Fitz-Gerald, Ms. Bernadene Blaha and the late Israeli pianist and legendary pedagogue, Mrs. Malka Mevorach.