Music Director & Teacher
Born in Jerusalem, Israel, with Greek and Iraqi roots, Lior has traveled to over a dozen countries where he spent time learning, performing, and sharing experiences with musicians and artists around the globe. He brings his unique self and experiences into his music, performing in many spaces locally and educating children across Jewish Silicon Valley and beyond.
Since moving to the Bay Area in 2004, Lior has been working in music education, teaching and presenting engaging programs for children and adults. With a deep passion for creating new, enhanced, innovative music curricula, Lior is dedicated to using music as a tool to connect people to their souls and bring communities closer together through his work as a performer, Music Director at Yavneh Day School, and founder of his groundbreaking non-profit music organization, Music By Heart.
San Francisco State University
BA in Music
What’s your most epic travel experience?
Top of your bucket list?
“If you want a new outcome, you will have to break the habit of being yourself and reinvent a new self.” -Joe Dispenza
Your most epic teaching moment:
The faces on students when they groove together and feel the magic of the present moment.
Why you love teaching at Yavneh:
Music and community. Community and music.
Highlight of the week:
Favorite subject to teach:
This year, the rock music curriculum.