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Naama Women's Choir

Naama Women's Choir conducted by Ms. Pnina Inbar, is renowned as one of the finest choirs in Israel. The choir performs frequently at festivals, subscription concerts and other events throughout the country. The Naama Women's Choir is also often invited to appear at festivals and competitions abroad, and has been placed highly at these international competitions.

• In 1996, awarded a Golden Diploma in the Felix Mendelssohn International Competition in Dautphetal, Germany. Placed first and awarded another Golden Diploma in the Shirat Hayamin International Choir Competition in Netanya, Israel.

• In 2000, placed third in the Arrezo Choir Competition in Tuscany, Italy.

• In 2002, placed second in an international choir competition in Beijing, China.

• In 2004, placed first in an international choir competition in Wu-Xi, China.

• In 2005, placed second in an international choir competition at the Hajnowka 2005 Festival for Christian-Orthodox Music in Bialystok, Poland.

The choir's diverse repertoire includes a wide range of classical works from all periods, original Israeli compositions, and Israeli and international folk songs. Many of the Israeli folk songs were arranged for the choir by the conductor, Ms. Inbar. The choir, composed of 28 singers, performs with an orchestra, various instrumental ensembles, soloists, and also as a smaller ensemble.

The choir has produced three recordings: in 1996, 1999 and in 2007. Omanut La'Am, 'Arts for the People' foundation in Israel, recognizes and recommends the Naama Women's Choir.
Website: http://www.naamawomenschoir.org/


Pnina Inbar (Pinkiert) is a graduate of the Tel Aviv Music Teacher's College. She studied singing with Lola Shanzer, was a member of the Cameran and Rinat Choirs and of the Quinta Zacca (Perfect Fifth) ensemble, and performed as a soprano soloist with various orchestras.
Mrs. Inbar founded and conducts the Naama Women's Choir, since 1989. She also founded and conducts the Meggido choir (Mixed voices) which she founded since 1995. Mrs. Inbar is a voice-training teacher as well as a music arranger.

Pnina Inbar received the 'Conductor's Award' at Two international competitions sponsored by Interkultur International, in Germany and in Israel.
In 2003 Pnina Inbar started instructing and conducting the Shani Girls Choir from the Yizrael Valley Arts Center. The singers are Jewish, Arab Christian and Muslim. The choir's repertoire includes a wide variety, representing many different cultures.

Na'ama Ensemble