Tali Tadmor is a Los Angeles-based pianist, music director and vocal coach. She has collaborated with prominent musicians such as choral composer Eric Whitacre, Metropolitan Opera Soprano Angela Meade, and Broadway legend Stephen Schwartz, and has performed extensively at venues around the globe including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, and The Great Hall at the heart of China’s Forbidden City. At LA Opera, Tali regularly serves as Assistant Conductor to the company’s General Director, Placido Domingo, as well as Music Director James Conlon. Additionally, she is Music Director and Accompanist for the company’s Education and Community Engagement division.
Tali joined the Temple Judea music staff in 1999. As Music Director, she collaborates with our Cantors on all worship, choir and special event music. In addition for playing for services, Tali arranges all the music for services, rehearses our band, conducts the adult choir on High Holy days, and helps coach our robust CIT program.
Though classically trained, Tali is active in a wide variety of musical settings, ranging from world music, pop and worship, and her own compositions. Tali received both Master and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees from the University of Southern California (USC) majoring in Keyboard Collaborative Arts, where she received numerous scholarships and awards underwriting her residency at the school. She is currently on faculty at the Herb Alpert School of Music at California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) and California State University in Northridge (CSUN).