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The Kibbutz Artzi Choir

About the Choir

The Kibbutz Artzi Choir was founded in 1958 and has earned a reputation as one of the best choirs in Israel. Its singers, selected from kibbutzim throughout Israel, meet for intensive weekly rehearsals and weekend gatherings.

The choir performs a diverse repertoire of a-cappella music from various periods and also performs with all major orchestras under the batons of conductors such as James Levine and Zubin Mehta.


The choir has toured and recorded in countries such as the United States, Germany, France, Poland, Hungary, Sweden, Austria, the Netherlands, Lithuania, Latvia, Japan, Korea, China and Portugal


Mr. Yuval Benozer is the conductor and musical director of the Choir, as of 1990. 

Janna Kopelev is the accompanying-pianist of the Choir, as of 2001.

Ehud Technai and Iris Ganor are the Choir’s Co-Managers since 2019; Yitzhak Ben-Uzi was the Choir’s Administrative Manager between 2013-2019. Moshe Harel (1930-2018), was the Choir Administrative Manager between 1981-2013.


Choir Singers


Anat Rosset

Elena Afrimzon

Elina Kordonsky

Irena Harkvich

Iris Ganor

Karin Shany

Marina Sklyar

Masha-Gali  Benari

Michal Kresel

Raisa Alpert

Roni Goffer

Tobi Ben-Shalom


Anat Scheffer

Aya Ronen

Christina Abraham

Dalia Meller

Dina Rozner

Drora Ofman

Esther  Shpizer

Etel Bennett

Hamutal Gefen

Laura Czobal

Maya Rotem

Naama Nebenzahl

Shoshi Shani

Varda Harel

Vladilena Blinder


Ehud Tachnai

Gidi Jalon

Gustabo Czobal

Ruth Domany

Uri Kilon

Yigal Geler

Yossi Kissos

Yossi Kissos

Ruth Domany


Ami Lamdan

Boaz Hadashi

David Ben-Shofet

Ilan Lotan

Itzhak Ben-Uzi

Kobi Grossman

Mocha Meler

Omer Gazit

Tzvi Man

Yehuda Gabay

Yoel Grosberg

Yoram Cohen

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