CONNECTIONS 2017

Boaz Dorot

Music Director, WUPJ CONNECTIONS
Boaz Dorot

Boaz Dorot is a composer, arranger, choir conductor, pianist and music educator. He graduated from the Cross-Disciplinary Composition Department in the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance. His original pieces have been performed by The Israel Sinfonietta Be’er Sheva orchestra, Meitar Ensemble and Tempera Ensemble. Boaz has been involved with the Israel Movement for Reform and Progressive Judaism (IMPJ) since early childhood, and participated in the Noar Telem Youth Movement as a counselor, songleader and program director. Nowadays he is deeply involved in the IMPJ, leads musical services, composes for t’filah, conducts choirs, and supervises music in prayer services. He has directed major musical events and training for musicians in the IMPJ. He was the Musical Director for the IMPJ’s 2016 biennial conference.
Boaz is the co-founder and Musical Director of Nigunim Ensemble. This pioneering ensemble creates, arranges and performs music, accompanying religious services throughout Israel.