The choir’s conductor, Danielle Arad, 24 and a native of Tiberias, is a graduate of the music program of the Israel Arts and Science Academy in Jerusalem.

Immediately following her army service, she began her studies at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance in Givat Ram, in the Department of Composition and Conducting.

She has earned a B.A. in choir conducting under the supervision of Prof. Stanley Sperber, and a teaching certificate; has taken part in master classes in Israel and abroad; and has conducted child and youth choirs as well as adult choirs. She has also sung in the Academy’s chamber choir; in projects of the Jerusalem Opera; and in other choirs as a mature performer.

Danielle Arad has served as the conductor of the Cantabile women’s choir since September 2016.

In addition to the Cantabile women’s choir she conducts the chamber choir of Maale Adumim, and runs a workshop in voice training and musical enrichment for both amateur and professional musicians.