Dalit Segal was born in 1970 in Rehovot and began her musical education at the local conservatory. She studied horn first with Jacob Kling and then with Yaacov Mishori, retired Principal Horn of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. Dalit Segal was a member of the Young Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, took part in the Matan Project, was a member of the Young Musicians Unit of the Jerusalem Music Centre at Mishkenot Sha’ananim and won America-Israel Cultural Foundation scholarships. She served in the IDF’s Education Corps as a ‘Gifted Musician’ and then joined the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, studying with James Madison Cox, Principal Horn of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. At the age of 22 she joined the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra and was sent by Zubin Mehta to the Juilliard School of Music, where she studied with Ranier DeIntinis. Since her return to Israel, she has been Assistant Principal Horn with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra.