Belianko Ilia

Musical Skills

Conducting:Choir, Orchestra
Singing Range:Baritone
Musical Arranger:Choir a Capela, Symphony Orchestra, Wind Orchestra
Composer:Various Pieces for Choir, Piano, Ensembles

Honors and Scholarships

  • Laureate of the International Competition for Conductors – Riga 2005
  • America-Israel Cultural Foundation scholarship for conducting – 1999 
  • America-Israel Cultural Foundation scholarship for piano – 1990 


Conservatorium van Amsterdam – 2004-2006
Bachelor of Music – June 2006 
Major Field of Study: Choral Conducting 

The Rubin Academy of Music and Dance, Jerusalem – 1996-2000
Bachelor of Music – May 2001 
Major Field of Study: Orchestral Conducting 

Thalma Yalin School of the Arts, Giv’ataim (Israël) – 1990-1993
“Bagrut” Diploma, July 1993 
Major Field of Study: Piano 

College of Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire, St. Petersburg – 1982-1990
Major: Choral Conducting, Piano 

Professional Experience 

Hineni Symphony Orchestra – 2019-PresentArtistic Director and Conductor
Het Gelders Oratoriumkoor – 2014-PresentArtistic Director and Conductor
Deventer Kamerorkest – 2013-2020Artistic Director and Conductor
Flevolands Jeugd Symfonie Orkest – 2011-PresentArtistic Director and Conductor
Koninklijk Toonkunstkoor Concordia, Leeuwarden – 2009-2014Artistic Director and Conductor
Venlo’s Symphony Orchestra – 2006-2011Artistic Director and Conductor
Klein Byzantijns Koor, Utrecht – 2006-PresentArtistic Director and Conductor
Voorhout Chamber Choir – 2005-Present Director and Conductor
Amsterdam’s Synagogal Choir – 2004-PresentDirector, Conductor and Arranger
St. Cicilia Choir, De Rijp – 2004-PresentDirector, Conductor and Organist
Rubin Academy of Music and Dance, Jerusalem – 1999-2004Assistant to Maestro Stanley Sperber, Chamber Choir and Orchestra of the Academy 
– Assisted in preparation for performance and managed rehearsals
– Conducted during rehearsals and public performances
“Domino” Vocal Ensemble, Jerusalem – 2000-2002Director and Conductor
“Hasadna” School of Music, Jerusalem – 1999Conductor of Children’s Wind Orchestra
Chamber Opera, Jerusalem – 1999Conductor and Musical Director 
Managed rehearsals with soloists and chorus and conducted during performances of “L’Elisir d’amore” by Donizetti 
The Chamber Choir, Ma’ale Adumim – 1997-2004Founder, Director and Conductor 
Established the choir, and auditioned and selected choir members
The Israeli National Choir “Philharmonia Singers” – 1998-2004Member of the choir 
Sung a large repertoire of masses, symphonies and operas with 
Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Z. Metha, K. Mazur, deBurgos, A. Pappano, D. Oren 
The New Israeli Opera – 2003-2004Member of Opera chorus

Language Skills

Russian and HebrewMother Tongue
English, Dutch and German