Nurit Pacht pronounces her name Noo-REET. She grew up in Texas and started playing violin when she was seven years old. Right away, she was performing Christmas carols during Christmas time all over Texas and when she was 10 she was featured on national TV. Nurit later studied with great teachers in Los Angeles where she played for the movies, in Poland where she couldn’t stand the cold winter and in Israel close to the beach where she has family. Nurit won top prizes in several international music competitions and was awarded chances to play at important world events from England to China. She even got to play for the pope!