The Tonara Team
Our company creed and the team who brings it to life
Tonara’s vision is to turn music playing into a fun, cool and interactive experience, by offering innovative products that listen to musicians and help them learn, rehearse and perform. Armed with world-class score following technology, we are leading the transition of sheet music into the digital age.
Founder & CEO
Yair is an experienced algorithm designer and researcher in the fields of machine learning and image processing. He previously worked at VLSI Plus and Dblur Technologies. Yair holds a BSc. with honors in Mathematics and Physics from the Hebrew University, and an MSc. in Physics from Tel-Aviv University.
Founder & CTO
Evgeni is an experienced algorithm designer and researcher in the fields of computer vision, machine learning and cryptography. He previously worked at CheckPoint, Microsoft Research and Tidex. He holds a BSc. with honors in Mathematics and Computer Science and an MSc. with honors in Computer Science, both from the Hebrew University.
Chief Music Officer
A professional solo and chamber music pianist. Michal has performed in Israel’s most prestigious halls as well as in various festivals in Europe, and has recorded frequently for the IBA, including a special gala concert with the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra conducted by Maxim Vengerov. Michal holds a B.Mus. and an M.Mus., both with honors, from the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance.
Miri is an industry executive with over 20 years of experience in development of mission-critical systems in global companies at various industries. She previously served in senior R&D management positions at Orca Interactive, NICE Systems and Tecnomatix Technologies. Miri holds a BSc. with honors in Computer Science from the Technion.
Chief Music Consultant
Ron is one of Israel’s leading classical musicians. A celebrated concert pianist and lecturer, Ron has performed as soloist with leading orchestras in Israel and abroad. Ron is on the faculty of the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance and of the Steans Music Institute in Chicago. He also serves as the pedagogical director of the Givatayim Conservatory in Israel. Ron hold a BMus (summa cum lauda) from the Tel Aviv University, and an MM and a DMA from the Juilliard School in New York.
Yair is a sucker for new ideas, innovations and the places where technology and music merge. He is inspired by people who have had an idea and changed the world with it — from John Lennon to Amelia Earhart. Would fight a bear for you, if you’re a friend. (Not necessarily a live bear though.)