Naomi Faran – Conductor and Musical Director the Moran Choirs Mrs. Faran is the founder of the Moran Choirs and its conductor since 1986. She is a graduate of The Buchmann-Mehta School of Music, Tel Aviv Univ. Mrs. Faran is giving advanced master classes in conducting in Israel, as well as at International Symposiums in Slovenia, Denmark, Hong?Kong, China, South Korea, Italy, Spain and at the recent Europa Cantat. She is invited to judge in prestigious competitions, and was awarded the prize of Outstanding Conductor at the 1st International Choir Competition in Israel.

She is invited to perform with the best of Israeli orchestras among them the Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra, Israeli Chamber Orchestra and Rishon Lezion Symphonic Orchestra. Her vision is expressed through successful results. Five generations of choirs ages 6-35 are educated with choral music, two of them gained recognition as professionals, internationally.

Second vision of combining musical excellence with community involvement transforms to projects involving each choir in the community. This special model was presented at a conference at Yale University and symposiums around the world. Other projects of Mrs. Faran’s were aimed to promote the peace. She participated in the Peace Concert in Oslo in cooperation with Palestinian children (1994), followed by “Women Singing for Peace”, which received a prize for excellence.