New England Conservatory of Music
Home town: Highland Park
Hila Dahari is a 21 year old violinist who has attended multiple music festivals, including the Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall, Aspen Music festival, Curtis Summerfest, the Meadowmount School of Music, Encore Chamber Music Academy at the Cleveland Institute of Music, and Madeline Island Chamber Music. Hila was chosen to participate in the Chicago Philharmonic Spotlight Program, and has received multiple honorable mentions from competitions such as Walgreen National Concerto Competition, Depaul Concerto Competition, and the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra. Hila Dahari also served as the concertmaster of the Chicago Youth Symphony Chamber Orchestra. In addition to these accomplishments, Hila has played in masterclasses with violinist Jacques Israelievitch and Mathias Tacke. Hila Dahari is very involved in her community, and plays in senior living homes. Hila Dahari is currently in her third year at the New England Conservatory of Music and studies with Ayano Ninomiya.