Netta Hadari

Netta Hadari has played in concert halls in Japan, Israel, Taiwan, Italy, Portugal, and the US, as a touring violin soloist. During his varied musical career, Netta helped lead Music Haven, a non-profit organization, from start-up to maturity as Development Director, founded his own conductorless chamber orchestra -the Live Music Project - and educated and mentored many young people as Music Director of the Greater New Haven Youth Orchestra and as professor and Orchestra Director at Fairfield University.

Currently, Netta is the Orchestra Director at Loomis Chaffee School. He has served as the Interim Orchestral Director and Violin Professor at Mount Holyoke College and was also appointed as Interim Assistant Conductor during the 2018-19 season with the Pioneer Valley Symphony. He has also worked as conductor with the New Britain Symphony, developing their educational programs and presence in the community. Conducting teachers have included Lawrence Leighton Smith, Peter Oundjian, John Farrer, Dirk Brossé, and Toshiyuki Shimada.

As a composer, Netta has written concert works for string quartet, solo string pieces, and has scored podcasts and commercials. Netta holds a Bachelor's degree in music from Southern Methodist University where he studied with Emanuel Borok, and a Master's degree and Artist Diploma from the Yale School of Music studying with Syoko Aki. At Yale, he earned the Horatio Parker award – the highest award presented to a student at the school.