Born in 1981, Omer Meir Wellber is the resident conductor of the Raanana Symphonette Orchestra and Music Director of Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia in Valencia for the period 2011-2014.
He began his musical education at the age of five and studied violin, accordion and piano. When he was ten, he started composition studies with Mrs. Tania Teler and later studied with composer Michael Wolpe. Omer Meir Wellber graduated from the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance, where he studied conducting first with Prof. Eugene Zirlin and subsequently with Prof. Mendi Rodan. For the past five years, he has received scholarships from the America-Israel Cultural Foundation.
During the last two seasons, Omer Meir Wellber was the assistant of Daniel Barenboim, both at the Berlin Staatsoper and at Teatro Alla Scala in Milan. In Israel, he has conducted the Israel Sinfonietta Beer Sheva, the Israel Chamber Orchestra, the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, the Haifa Symphony Orchestra, the Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion and the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, as well as several productions at the Israeli Opera.
He has also conducted operas at the Berlin Staatsoper, Teatro Alla Scala, Semperoper in Dresden, Teatro Verdi in Padova and Saito Kinen Festival in Matsumoto in Japan, among others. In the concert hall, he has appeared with the Orchestre de Paris, the La Scala Philharmonic, the Beijing Philharmonic, at the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino and La Fenice in Venice. His compositions have been performed in Israel and worldwide.