Born in Tel Aviv, Israel, producer Avi AVLI Avliav of AVLI Music Productions is also an award-winning songwriter, composer and pianist. Avli discovered his incredible passion and flair for music at the early age of five with instructor and renowned film score composer Sharon Farber. Avli continued to study music through age 13 with teacher, pianist, and conductor, Sarah Feigin. He then went on to further hone his skills at the Rimon School of Jazz and Contemporary Music, where he received a dual major in Music Production and Engineering (MP&E) and film scoring. Avli received a number of prestigious awards from Rimon during his time as a student there, among them, “Best Composer” (2001 and 2002), “Best Soundtrack Editing & Sound Design” (2002), and “Best Arranger” (2003).
In 2001, the young musician was nominated for an Israeli Oscar for his original score of “6 Million Pieces”. Avli followed this acclamation with another original score in 2003 for the short film, “Rapid Eye Movement” from Israeli filmmaker Omer Rise. The film’s soundtrack resonated exceptionally within the international film community, earning the award for “Best Music in Short Film” at the WorldFest International Film Festival in Houston, Festival de Cine International Iquique in Iquique, Chile, and the International Panorama of Film & Video in Thessaloniki, Greece, all during that same year.
Avli established AVLI Music Productions in 2005, specializing in synthesizers, midi programming, and audio processing. Avli’s creative work ranges from dramatic, action-adventure, Middle Eastern-World Music, to modern, electronic rock and pop. By 25, Avli had produced over 40 live concerts and 30 individual records with AVLI Music Productions. Two of these records were produced with Israeli award winning artists who recevied recognition in 2000, 2003 and 2006. as Israeli's “Best New Artist”.
Since moving to Los Angeles In 2008, Avli continued his work in artist development as a producer, songwriter and arranger and began working with record labels; Sony BMG, Warner Bros. and Geffen Records as well as producing live concerts at Carnegie Hall and Disney (WDI). Additionally, he conducts several choirs, including “The Kol Sephardic Choir”, a Ladino Choir, where he holds the position of Musical Director and Conductor.
Avli most recently opened The Cockpit Studio , a state of the art recording studio open for in-house production services, arrangements, programming and more.