Pianist Idith Zvi was born in Israel, where she had completed her studies at the Rubin Academy, Tel-Aviv University, with Mrs. Neima Rosh & Prof. Ilona Vincze-Kraus.
She furthered her studies in New York with Jerome Lowenthal & Claude Frank at the Mannes College of Music.
Since the age of ten she has been playing solo recitals, recorded for radio stations and has performed solo with orchestras.
During her military service she got acquainted with radio production work, serving as a music program producer of the Army Radio Station. This radio work later on engaged her as senior radio producer in the classical music channel of the Israel Broadcasting Authority.
She has established herself as a soloist, chamber music player and an accompanist to singers, performing with members of the Guarneri Quartet, Beaux-Arts Trio, Fine-Arts quartet and Sharon Quartet. She participated in music festivals such as the Marlboro Festival in Vermont, the Tanglewood Festival in Massachusetts & the South Bank Festival in London.
Ms. Zvi toured Europe, USA & Canada, has recorded for the IBA (Israel Broadcasting Authority), BBC (London), Saarlandische Rundfunk (Saarbrucken), SFB (Berlin) & the SDR (Stuttgart).
She has been working as a senior radio producer since 1974 in the “Voice of Music”-- Israel’s radio classical music channel.
In 1985 she has established the “UPPER GALILEE CHAMBER MUSIC DAYS”- a unique chamber music festival in Kibbutz Kfar Blum, where prominent musicians participated with great joy due to its high level and full houses concerts.
She was this festival’s Artistic Director for 10 years (1985-1994).
In January 1995 she was appointed Director General of the ISRAEL CHAMBER ORCHESTRA, a position she held for five years.
In July 2000 Idith Zvi was appointed Deputy Director of the Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition and in March 2003 she was appointed Director General of the Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition.
Within that capacity she has already organized yearly a series of “Piano Festivities” saluting Arthur Rubinstein in Eilat, Tel Aviv, and Haifa, and the 11th Arthur Rubinstein International Piano master Competition that took place in 2005.