Noa Sarid is an Israeli violinist and chamber musician. She is the first violinist and founding member of the Dior Quartet, winner of the 2023 Concert Artist Guild Elmaleh Competition, silver prize winner of the Chesapeake Chamber Music Competition (2021) and bronze medalist of the 46th Fischoff National Chamber Competition (2019). Coached by the Pacifica Quartet, the Dior Quartet also studied with members of the Alban Berg, St. Lawrence, Danish, Artemis, Ébène, and Belcea Quartets. She is a 2023 Rebanks Fellow at the Royal Conservatory of Music.
Noa is the recipient of various scholarships and awards, such as the Ronen Foundation and the America-Israel Cultural Foundation (2004-2019) and the UNO Competition (Second prize, 2013). As a soloist, Noa toured in Israel and Europe with The Symphonette Ra’anana and The Thelma Yellin Symphony Orchestras. Noa participated in The Aspen Music Festival and School as a full scholarship recipient. As a chamber musician, Noa is a Naxos Records artist (2020) and a four-time winner of the Jerusalem Academy of Music Chamber Competition (2015-2018).
Noa is committed to advocating social justice through music. She took part in the Musethica International Chamber Music Festival in 2017, performing in hospitals, shelters for survivors of domestic violence, prisons, and schools for children with special needs. As part of her military service, Noa toured Israel with the Israel Defense Forces String Quartet, delivering lecture-recitals in army bases.
Noa holds a master’s degree in Violin Performance from Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music and a bachelor’s degree from The Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance. Noa’s violin mentors include Simin Ganatra, Roi Shiloah, and Nava Milo. With the Dior Quartet, Noa will joined The Glenn Gould School of The Royal Conservatory in Toronto as the new String Quartet-in-residence for the 2021-2022 academic year.
Noa teaches violin at the Lane School of Music, and passionately mentors violin students at the Oscar Peterson Program at the Royal Conservatory of Music, Toronto.
Jacobs School of Music
Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance
The Glenn Gould School,
String Quartet-In-Residence Fellow
Master of Music, Violin Performance
Bachelor of Music, Violin Performance
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