Photo credit – Merav Kadishevsky
Israeli-born violist Miriam Manasherov studied with Luba Shochat and Yuri Gandelsman in Israel, and with Barbara Westphal in Germany. She has performed in chamber music festivals in Rolandseck, Kfar Blum, Verbier and Schleswig Holstein. She has appeared as a soloist with the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, and has played in leading orchestras including the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Konzerthaus Berlin and Gurzenich Orchester Köln, and a three year contract with the WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln. She was winner of the chamber music competition of the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance, and received scholarships from the America-Israel Cultural Foundation, and the DAAD of Germany. She is a member of the Boulez Ensemble in Berlin, the Else Ensemble and the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra. She now lives in Israel, teaching and playing in various orchestras.