Dr. Talia Amar is the recipient of many international awards including the Prime Minister prestigious award 2018, The Acum award 2019, the Rosenblum Prize for Promising Young Artist 2016 by the Tel Aviv Municipality, the Klon Award for young composers granted by the Israeli Composers League.
She was selected to represent Israel in different festivals such as ISCM World New Music in Vancouver, ECCO Festival in Brussels, and Asian Composers League Festival in Taiwan. Her string quartet “Obsession” was featured in Castleton Festival after being hand selected by Maestro Lorin Maazel. She was selected to be the Composer Fellow of
Collage New Music for 2015-2016 in Boston. She has participated in the IRCAM ManiFeste workshop and the prestigious Royaumont composition course in France.
She earned her PhD at Brandeis University, where she was awarded the Sandy Fisher Prize for Exceptional Achievement in the Creative Arts at Brandeis University. Her compositions have been performed in France, Canada, Belgium, Norway, Australia, Philippines, Taiwan, Germany, USA, England, Greece, Italy and Israel. Since 2017, Talia joined the composition faculty at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance in Israel where she is also the Head of Technology and Innovation. She is also a council member of the Israeli Composers League.