Noam Aviel has emerged as a dynamic conductor on the international scene. Hailed for her artistic excellence, versatility, and charismatic stage presence, Noam Aviel has been recognized for her deep understanding of stylistic approaches in a wide range of repertoire including opera, symphonic, and jazz with a rare sensitivity to the needs of the artists with whom she collaborates.
Born in Israel, Noam Aviel studied voice performance and orchestral conducting at Tel Aviv University, and later continued her studies in orchestral conducting at Illinois State University in the United States. In 2017, Noam Aviel was appointed Assistant Conductor and was later promoted to Associate Conductor of the San Antonio Symphony, where she has led the orchestra’s extensive educational, community and outreach concerts programme and acted as the cover conductor throughout the orchestra’s main season working closely with Sebastian Lang Lessing. In this role, Noam Aviel quickly gained recognition for inventive programming and has been praised as one of 25 “Renaissance Women” who have shaped the city of San Antonio.
Noam Aviel has also worked on numerous productions at Opera San Antonio, including La Traviata, La Bohème, Macbeth, Carmen, Il Barbiere di Siviglia, as well as Las Fundaciones de Béjar by Joseph Julian Gonzalez. She was music director and conductor for the opera production of A Dinner Engagement by Lennox Berkeley as part of the Illinois Festival Opera, and she conducted performances of Street Scene by Kurt Weill at Illinois State University, where she served as Assistant Director of Orchestras.
In recent years Noam Aviel made highly successful debuts with the Iceland Symphony Orchestra, the Israel Sinfonietta Beer Sheva as well as the Raanana Symphonette, and she has been immediately reinvited for the 2021/22 season. Her upcoming engagements also include a symphonic debut in Sweden with the Norrköping Symphony Orchestra and an operatic debut with Opera Orlando in the US conducting performances of a contemporary work Lizbeth by Thomas Albert.