Noam Aviel


Named one of 25 “Renaissance Women” who have shaped the city of San Antonio by San Antonio Scene Magazine, Noam Aviel is the Associate Conductor of the San Antonio Symphony, where she leads the Young People’s Concerts, Pops Series, Community and Outreach concerts, and acts as the cover conductor for the Classics Series. Aviel conducts the San Antonio Symphony in over 50 performances every season, which include the annual, fully-staged production of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker, in collaboration with Ballet San Antonio.

This past season, she proudly made her conducting debut with the Iceland Symphony Orchestra in Reykjavík.

An opera enthusiast, Aviel served as the Assistant Conductor at OPERA San Antonio. With them, she has assisted in productions of La traviata, La bohème, Macbeth, Carmen, Il barbiere di Siviglia, and Las Fundaciones de Béjar by Joseph Julian Gonzalez. She was also Music Director and Conductor of the opera A Dinner Engagement by Lennox Berkeley as part of the Illinois Festival Opera, and conducted performances of Street Scene by Kurt Weill at Illinois State University, where she served as Assistant Director of Orchestras. Aviel has served in Assistant Conductorships with Angels Vocal Art in Los Angeles and McCall SummerFest in Idaho.

Aviel holds a Master’s degree in Orchestral Conducting from Illinois State University and Bachelor’s degrees in Voice Performance and Orchestral Conducting from Tel Aviv University. She was also fortunate enough to participate as a Conducting Fellow at the Eastern Music Festival, working closely with Maestro Gerard Schwarz. A native of Israel, Aviel’s earliest performance experience was as a chorus member with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Maestro Zubin Mehta.

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