Leora Kohn was born in Jerusalem. She holds a Master’s degree in choral conducting from the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance, as a student of Oded Shomrony and Stanley Sperber. Leora holds another Master’s degree in piano performance, as a student of Dina Turgman, Benjamin Oren and Michael Boguslavsky, and a teaching certificate from the Faculty of Music Education at the Levinsky College of Education in Tel Aviv

As a pianist, Leora has performed as a soloist and in chamber ensembles in recitals around the country, and has participated in master classes at the Jerusalem Music Center, Mishkenot Sha’ananim. From 1996 to 2001, she served as director of the Musicon Conservatory in Mevaseret Zion, and has been teaching music in elementary school since 2001. Since 2005, Leora has conducted various children’s choirs, which have performed at community and state events around the country, in an international broadcast to Reform communities around the world, and with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

In 2017, a song under Leora’s conductorship won the Mark Kopytman Composition Competition. In the same year, she founded a choir in Lapid, and in 2019 founded a women’s choir in Nahalim. Leora began her role as conductor of the Bel Canto Choir of Jerusalem Oratorio in September 2020