Michal Mossek began her horn studies at the age of 12 and graduated from the Israeli Arts and Sciences Academy in Jerusalem. From 1987-1997 she received scholarships from the America-Israel Cultural Foundation, studying with Dale Clevenger, Principal Horn of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. During her studies, she performed with the Chicago Civic Orchestra. After serving in the IDF unit for Outstanding Musicians, Michal served as Assistant First Horn with the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra IBA (1995–2003). An additional scholarship from the America-Israel Cultural Foundation enabled her to return to her studies at the University of Indiana in Bloomington. She has participated in the West-Eastern Divan workshops led by Daniel Barenboim, and has performed at the Red Sea Festival, Kfar Blum Chamber Music Festival, the Verbier Festival and the Interlocken Festival. Michal is a member of the 21st Century Ensemble. She joined the IPO in 2007.