Oran Eldor

Composer and Orchestrator. Composer of Sesame Street (Israel), Peg+Cat (PBS) and musicals Persephone, Damascus Square, Sex Today Love Tomorrow. Composer in Residence with Salome Chamber Orchestra. His music has been performed in Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, PBS Great Performances, Hollywood Bowl, in London at the Royal Opera House, in France with the Orchestre National des Pays de la Loire, at Schloss Elmau’ in Germany, the Verbier Festival in Switzerland, and other venues in Europe, Australia and across the U.S.

Dance Arrangements: Fiddler on the Roof (Broadway). Orchestrations for John Legend, Andrea Bocelli, Kristin Chenoweth, Hugh Jackman, Deborah Voigt, Disney Parks, L.A Philharmonic, New York Pops, Alan Menken, My Life is a Musical, The Great American Mousical, Ring Them Bells (PBS), Anastasia (Cast Recording - Additional Orchestration), From Dust to Dreams (PBS). Composition Fellow at the Royal Opera House, London. BMI Musical Theater Workshop. Berklee College of Music graduate.

Born and raised in Israel, Oran quickly became one of the top music directors and composers for Israeli theater, working at Habima National Theater, The Cameri Theater of Tel Aviv and Lessin Theater, as well as teaching in the leading theater schools in the country.

Awards: Rokem Composition Award, Esterhazy Quartet Composition Award.

A prominent composer of contemporary Jewish prayer music and composer in residence of Park Avenue Synagogue whose prayers are sung regularly by hundreds of people in New York, Washington D.C, Miami, Los Angeles and London.


The arrangements evoked the conviviality of a Viennese chamber group: marzipan encased in multiple flavors of chocolate
— The New York Times