Shahar Livne

Shahar Livne was born in Israel in 1985 and has been playing as first Trombone in the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, IBA, for 7 years.
He began his music studies with the violin and after 4 years switched to the trombone. Livne studies with Micha Davis of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. Livne had appeared as a soloist with Hakibotzim Orchestra conducted by Nahman Yariv, with the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, IBA, conducted by Shimon Cohen, with Rishon LeZion Symphony Orchestra (Music Angels Program) and also the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Zubin Mehta (with the Young Soloists series).
Before his army service he was playing principal trombone in the Young Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, and also took part as an extra player is the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra.
Livne did his army service in the IDF Orchestra. He participated in master classes with Beni Slohin, Ellen Trudell and Nitsan Har-Oz.
In the 2007-2008 season he took part in the Schleswig Holstein music festival which included an international Orchestra and performances in Germany, Hungary, Armenia, Lithuania and Russia.
Livne also participated in the Jerusalem Festival for Chamber Music.
He has won the scholarship of the American Israel cultural foundation for ten consecutive years (2000-2010) for excellence in classical Trombone playing.