Amos Boasson

Violist Amos Boasson completed a B.Mus degree at the Rubin Academy of Music and Dance in Jerusalem, and a M.Mus degree and Performer Diploma at the Bloomington campus of Indiana University. Since 2007 Amos is co-principal violist of the Jerusalem Symphony, while performing as a soloist as well. Previous posts include principal viola of the Kibbutz Chamber Orchestra, assistant principal of the Israel Camerata Jerusalem, and of the Israeli Sinfonietta.

He is a member of various chamber music ensembles, the Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra, and ‘Accademia Daniel’ baroque ensemble. He recorded over 150 works, many of them premiere recordings, for the ‘Voice of Music’ channel of the Israel Broadcasting Authority. He appeared as soloist and in chamber music in North and South America, Europe and Asia.

Boasson completed a M.Mus degree in orchestral conducting at the Buchmann-Mehta school of music at the Tel Aviv University, studying under the late Maestro Mendi Rodan. He conducted several times the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra and the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra. Between 2011-2014 he served as assistant conductor at the Israeli Sinfonietta.

Amos is a research student towards a doctorate degree in Musicology at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, in the field of music cognition. He is a composer and music arranger as well.