B i o g r a p h y

David began his musical education at the Thelma Yelin School for The Arts, continuing at  Tel Aviv University's Buchmann-Mehta School of Music.  

 

Studied conducting with Mr. Yoav Talmi, Mr.Ronen Borshevsky, Mr. Ian Su, Mr. Vag Pafian.

Studied Piano with Mrs. Rina Valdman and Mrs. Ana Dortot, Music Theory and Orchestration with Mr. Raffi Kadishzon. Graduate of Resonance College, where he also studied sound, production, synthesis and Musical Computing.  

 

David is active in both the professional and the educational fields.

 

David coordinated and conducted the best Orchestras in Israel - The "Israel Nk Orchestra", " Gallile Chamber Orch", "Haifa Symphony Orchestra", "Raanana Symphonette".

 

In October 2018 David joined the Technion academic adjunct staff

as the musical director and conductor of The "Technion Symphony Orchestra".   

 

 

Since 2013 David is the Artistic Director and Head conductor at the Intergenerational Symphonic Orchestra in Hod Hasharon. 

 

 

Since 2011 He serves as The Musical Director of the Symphony Orchestra and The Big Band Orchestra at Reut School of The Arts, where he also headed the Musical Department up until 2013. 

 

 

David is also the Musical Director of the Leo Beck Highschool Orchestra in Haifa, leading all of the orchestra's tours in Israel and abroad. 

 

 

Since 2012, he leads Ohel Shem High School Music Department's various ensembles and conducts the school's orchestra and Big Band orchestra. 

 

In 2009 David founded Tel Aviv's SymphoJazz, a twenty-member orchestra performing in venues across Israel: The Israel Festival, The Jerusalem Jazz Festival, The Mormon Church, Shablool Jazz Club, Channel 9 and others. 

 

 

In 2007, he formed the D-Band, a Big Band comprising of fifteen of Israel's top musicians. David served as the Musical Director, production manager, head conductor and was in charge of all musical arrangements. 

 

 

In 2006, together with Dr. Idit Solkin, he founded Idudi, promoting musical education for young children. Idudi has since produced seven CDs and two DVDs as well as an original TV Series for the “Hop” and “Luli” TV channels. 

 

 

Since 2007, David is a faculty member at Resonance Music College, teaching courses in Western music, musical programming, composition skill development, and musical production and arrangement.  

 

 

From 1998 to 2012 David was CEO and senior partner at Inbar Musical Ensembles Inc., specializing in musical productions and performances of musical ensembles in concerts, private and business events. In 2003 he opened the Inbar Studio in Tel Aviv, offering sound recording and editing services for various artists, stage productions, soundtracks, commercials etc. 

 

 

David performs as a solo pianist, composes for and collaborates with different orchestras and artists, including pianist Adi Rotem, choreographer Dana Ruttenberg, and stand up artist Nir Molad among others .

 

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David Sofer - conductor  pianist