Dor Magen was born in Jerusalem. He is the musical director and conductor of the Yad Weizmann Choir and the Animozi Choir of the Jerusalem Academy High School. From 2014 to 2018 he conducted the Oratorio Singers and starting with the 2018-19 season, he conducts the Oratorio Chamber Choir. From 2019 to 2021 Dor was the head conductor of the Jerusalem Oratorio Choir

Dor studied violin with Rashi Levaot, Avi Abramovich, and Ora Shiran, as well as trombone with Eli Aharoni and Mitchell Ross. He studied conducting with Dr. Evgeny Tsirlin, and later at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance under Avner Biron and Prof. Stanley Sperber

Dor was a member of the Meitar Ensemble’s Tedarim project and conducted the ensemble in concerts and masterclasses with conductor Pierre-André Valade. He conducted the premieres of the operas, “Pyramos and Thebes,” by Israel Sharon, and “Albert,” by Moshe Zorman, both within the IMVAJ Opera Workshop. In 2017, Dor participated as conductor at the International Chamber Music Festival in Jerusalem, where he collaborated with artists such as Frans Helmerson, Nobuko Imai, Einav Yarden, and the Tel Aviv Quintet