Israel, 1979

Born in 1979 in Israel, Yaniv has studied at the Rubin Academy of Music in Jerusalem, the Juilliard School in New York, and is currently studying at McGill University in Montréal. A classical guitarist by training, Yaniv became interested in Orchestral conducting at an early age. His conducting teachers have included Israel Edelson, Neil Thomson, and he is currently under the tutelage of maestro Alexis Hauser. Yaniv has has attended master classes and workshop given by Gerhard Markson and the National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, and most recently he was invited to study at Manhattan School of Music with Kurt Masur.