The Personnel Committee is pleased to announce that Ofer dal Lal has accepted the position of Director of Music and will begin his ministry with us on March 1.
Ofer dal Lal is Artistic Director of the International Award Winning Cantabella Children’s Chorus, an organization that provides high-level musical education to over 200 children in the Tri-Valley area. He first came into prominence as the musical director and conductor of the Jerusalem Oratorio Choir – an organization of five choirs consisting of 150 singers and one of Israel’s leading non-professional choirs. He relocated to California after completing a master’s degree magna cum laude in conducting at the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music in Tel-Aviv.
In August 2013 he was selected as one of 12 conductors from all over the world to take part in a special project entitled “Conducting 21C: Musical Leadership for a New Century,” part of the Music and Humanity Symposium in Stockholm. Ofer has participated in prestigious masterclasses with celebrated conductors and has been granted excellence scholarships by the America-Israel Cultural Foundation since 2009.