Zohar Schondorf, horn
Zohar Schondorf finished his Bachelor of Music degree at the Juilliard School in 1995, then returned to his homeland of Israel for six years to assume two positions, as Associate Principal Horn with the Haifa Symphony Orchestra and as Principal Horn with the Israel Symphony/Opera Orchestra. Relocating back to NYC in 2001, Mr. Schondorf became Associate Principal at the American Symphony Orchestra, Co-Principal of American Ballet Theatre, and 3rd horn with Stamford Symphony. Recent appearances include Orpheus and Saint Paul Chamber Orchestras, Harrisburg Symphony, Greenwich Symphony, Westchester Philharmonic, American Composer’s Orchestra, Charlotte Symphony, the KNIGHTS, NKO (in Israel), Norwegian Arctic Philharmonic Orchestra, New York Pops, Encores and many more. For his performance of Auf Dem Strom at the 2014 Bard Music Festival he was hailed “the star” by Harry Rolnick of ConcertoNet.com. Mr. Schondorf has been featured as a regular member of high profiled Broadway shows like Spamalot, Disney’s The Little Mermaid, The Addams Family, Ghost, Fiddler on the Roof (2015), My Fair Lady (2017), West Side Story (2019) and Phantom of the Opera. Mr. Schondorf joined Zephyros Winds in 2008 and has been a member of Sylvan Winds since 2002.