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Dalit Segal was born in 1970 in Rehovot and began her musical education at the local conservatory. She studied the horn first with Jacob Kling and then with Yaacov Mishori, retired Principal Hornist of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. In her youth, Dalit Segal was a member of the Young Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, took part in the Matan Project, was a member of the Young Musicians Unit of the Jerusalem Music Center at Mishkenot Sha’ananim, and won America-Israel Cultural Foundation scholarships.
She served in the IDF’s Education Corps as a “Gifted Musician.” After her military service, she joined the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra and studied with James Madison Cox, Principal Hornist of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra.
At the age of twenty-two, Dalit joined the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra and was sent by Maestro Zubin Mehta to the Juilliard School, where she studied with Ranier DeIntinis. Since her return to Israel, she has been Assistant Principal Hornist with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra.