Israeli cellist Nahar Eliaz internationally distinguished herself by winning First Prize in the Concerto Competition in Boston when she was just age 11. Since 2017 she has also won First Prize and the title ‘Exceptional Young Artist’ in 12 international music competitions in Europe, Asia and America. This success has led to concerts at Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall in New York, Beethoven Haus in Bonn, and the Musikverein in Vienna, as well as performances with the Jerusalem Symphony, Symphonette Ra’anan, among appearances at several international music festivals. Nahar began cello lessons in 2011 and has studied with Hillel Zori and with Laurence Lesser. She has received the highest scholarship honours from the America-Israel Culture Foundation, Zefunot Culture Foundation and Ronen-Foundation of Music.