Conductor, Composer, Singer, Teacher

Ms. Nazarathy Gordon earned a double B.A and an M.A in orchestral conducting under Dr. Yevgeny Zirlin and in voice under Ms. Marina Levitt at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance. During her studies, she earned a scholarship from the International Board of Governors and was able to complete further studies in choral conducting under Aharon Harlap and in composition under Slava Ganelin

In 2002, Ms. Nazarathy Gordon founded the Thalamus Quartet, a vocal quartet specializing in varied styles of a cappella singing. She has performed with the quartet at many events and venues, including the Youth at the Center concert series, the Etnachta concert series at the Jerusalem Theatre, the Israel Festival, the Recanaty Hall at the Tel Aviv Museum, the Abu Ghosh Music Festival, the Kfar Blum Music Festival, and others. Many of the performances were broadcast on the Voice of Music radio station and on Israeli television

As a solo singer, Ms. Nazarathy Gordon has performed many twentieth and twenty-first century pieces, such as song cycles by the composers Tsippi Fleischer, Yehezkel Braun, Osnat Netzer, Orit Gurel, and Shai Hemel, as well as a modern electro-acoustic piece by Eric Chasalow

Her own compositions were awarded debut performances at the Israel Festival, in collaboration with the Revolution Orchestra, and at the Jerusalem Music Center. She took part as composer and actor in the play, “Her Story,” a Jerusalem Theatre Company production directed by Gabriella Lev

Ms. Nazarathy Gordon has worked as conductor of the Hallel Choir at the Hebrew Union College, the Singale Ensemble at the External Studies Institute of the Music Academy, the Midreshet Emunah ve-Omanut Choir, the brass and woodwind Ensemble of the Jerusalem Music Academy High School, the Oratorio Singers Choir, the General “Klalit” Choir of Jerusalem Oratorio, and the Hebrew University Choir in Jerusalem

Since 2005, Ms. Nazarathy Gordon has been a faculty member of the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance, and has been teaching music at the Hebrew Union College (HUC) since 2009. As of 2021, Naama serves as conductor and artistic director of the student choir of the Levinsky Institute for Education in Tel Aviv. She has served as the musical director and conductor of the Capellatte Choir of Jerusalem Oratorio since 2014