Avital Raz started out as a child singer of classical music. She studied at The School of Visual Theatre in Jerusalem and After completing degrees in vocal performance and composition, she shifted her focus to India where she studied the ancient art of Dhrupad singing with Prof. Ritwik Sanyal of Benares Hindu University for 6 years.
Raz has made a name for herself singing politically engaging, strikingly original and fearless songs, to emerge as a distinctive and truly individual voice that speaks with a very real and potent self-expression.
She's released seven albums of her own music and performed with acclaimed world music band Rafiki Jazz for three years. Her first solo theatre show My Jerusalem continues to tour.