Yariv Aloni Viola
Described as “a musician of considerable insight and impeccable taste”, Yariv Aloni is Music Director of the Galiano Ensemble of Victoria, the Victoria Chamber Orchestra, and the Greater Victoria Youth Orchestra, as well as being a principal guest conductor of the West Coast Symphony Orchestra in Vancouver. He has performed in many concert halls around the world, including the Lincoln Centre in New York, the Louvre in Paris, and Tonhalle in Zurich. He was a finalist at the François Schapira competition in Tel Aviv and has received numerous awards and annual scholarships from the American-Israel Cultural Foundation. Yariv studied viola with David Chen at the Rubin Academy of Music in Jerusalem and Daniel Benyamini, principal violist of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra.