Tamar Lalo is an Israeli recorder player. After reaching the top in Israel, performing with a number of orchestras including the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of the Maestro Zubin Mehta, Tamar Lalo moved to Europe to broaden her career as early music player. Her repertory ranges from Renaissance to Baroque music.
In 2006 she completed her Bachelor studies in the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance with excellent grades, where she has been studying with Drora Bruck and Michael Meltzer. In her years of studies she has been supporting the students and teachers struggle for opening the first Early Music department in Israel. Regardless to her focus on early music she has stood out as one of the best wind player in school winning the academy's wind competition of 2002-4. In her last year of studying in Israel she has also been a teacher for young students in the Tel Aviv Conservatory-Shtriker.
In the last few years Tamar has been living in The Netherlands and studying in the Royal Conservatory of The Hague with Peter van Heyghen and Daniel Bruggen. She has also received lessons from Patrick Ayrthon, Michael Chance, Jacques Ogg, Frank de Bruine and has worked in a school project with Christina Pluhar (L'Arpeggiata).
She has participated in international courses such as Codex Faenza seminar with Pedro Memelsdorff in Barcelona and Mateus Palace in Portugal where she was invited to perform in the music festival both chamber and solo music.
In her Israeli years she performed with a number of orchestras including the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of the Maestro Zubin Mehta, Jerusalem Academy Orchestra conducted by Martien van Woerkum (The Netherlands) among others.
She has performed in important Israeli Festivals such as Kol Hamusica Festival, Abu Gosh Vocal Festival and Yechiam Renaissance Festival. She has also toured with different chamber and orchestral projects in Denmark, The Netherlands, France, Belgium, Spain and USA.
Outstanding Musician title by the Israeli Ministry of Education
Winner of the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance wind competition
Winner of the Huyghens Scholarship Program
Honorary mention in the Sitges Chamber Music Competition