Yoni Draiblate, Cello

Israeli Born Cellist Yoni Draiblate began his musical education at the age of 5, entering the Conservatory at the age of 7.

Throughout his career, Yoni has appeared on prestigious stages around the world, such as Carnegie Hall, Royal Albert Hall, Barbican Theatre, Luzern Festival, Stockholm Festival, Jordan hall, Symphony hall in Boston, The Kimmel Center, Teatro Colon, the Philharmonie concert hall, Berlin, Disney Hall.

As a soloist, he performed with the Israel Philharmonic, Tel Aviv Soloists ensemble, Israel Kamerata, the Buchman-Mehta Symphony, Symphony in C and more. 

Mr. Draiblate had collaborated with musicians such as: Zubin Mehta, Daniel Barenboim, Pierre Boulèz, Kurt Mazur, Gustavo Dudamel and many more.

A versatile musician – Yoni enjoys a performing career that includes many other genres of music such as Jazz, pop and Rock.

Mr. Draiblate had toured with orchestras such as the West Eastern-Divan, ‘iPalpiti” orchestra, The Israel Philharmonic and many more.

Yoni Serves principal Cellist of “Symphony in C” in Camden, NJ, as well as guest principal for the Princeton Symphony Pops.

Mr. Draiblate is the Co-founder and artistic director of “Music Transforms”, a benefit concert series focusing on raising funds for a music program in Southwest Philadelphia. Now in its 6th season, Music Transforms has featured world renowned artists such as Branford Marsalis, Simone Dinnerstein, Ricardo Morales, Artolerance  and many others.

In addition to his private studio, Mr. Draiblate is on the faculty of Doylestown Conservatory, and has given masterclass in the Pennsylvania area.

Mr. Draiblate has earned his Bachelors degree from Tel-Aviv University and a Masters degree in from New England Conservatory. in addition, he is also pursuing a Doctoral degree in Music performance at Temple University, which he will have earned in the Spring of 2019. He had participated in Master classes with Janos Starker, Bernard Greenhouse, Gary Hoffman, Laurence Lesser Uzi Wiesel, Alban Berg Quartet, Borromeo Quartet, Heinrich Schiff, Natalia Guttman, Frans Helmerson, Shanghai Quartet and many others.

Yoni is playing on a 2015 copy of the famous 1707 “Countess of Stanlein Ex-Paganini” Stradivarius Cello.

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Yoni Draiblate's website is www.cellonow.com

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