Dalia Atlas, born in Haifa Israel, graduated from the Music Academy of Jerusalem, and studied conducting with the most distinguished Maestros abroad. By entering International Competitions for Conducting, she won 7 prizes, and became the first woman conductor in history to gain those prizes. She was immediately offered with invitations to conduct major international orchestras.
Dalia Atlas was honored by the mayor of Haifa with the title of a Distinguished Citizen of Haifa.

She received also various prizes, nationally and internationally for her life achievements.
Music critics worldwide have enthused about her talent and ability to extract from orchestras masterly interpretations and performances of the highest musical level.

The Lord Yehudi Menuhin wrote:
"Professor Dalia Atlas is one of the most effective, impressive and capable conductors I know…"
"She is thus an all-round musician, whom I can recommend without hesitation."
The music critic Donald Vroon wrote about her in the American Record Guide as: "One of today's finer conductors."

Dalia Atlas' rich repertoire includes about 750 scores, among them unknown music, some of her discoveries, and also arrangements of her own.
Dalia Atlas has conducted 82 orchestras in concerts, festivals and recordings, radio and T.V. in 29 countries. Among them the Israel Philharmonic, Royal Philharmonic, Philharmonia, Helsinki Philharmonic, Stockholm Philharmonic, Czech Radio Orchestra, Berliner Simphoniker, and more.

Dalia Atlas has recorded more than twenty CD's, particularly of unusual repertoires, which she has also performed in concerts and at international festivals.

In her own native country, Israel, Dalia Atlas was the founder of many musical and cultural organizations, orchestras and choirs, professional and educational, where she was Music Director and Principal Conductor for many years and professor at the Technion. She was also invited to the MIT several times as guest professor.

During the Gulf War, when evening concerts in Israel were impossible, Dalia Atlas formed a new orchestra consisting of new immigrants from Russia – the Atlas Camerata Orchestra, with whom she has toured and recorded. For that orchestra she dedicated and recorded her orchestral arrangement of Schubert's String Quintet, Op. 163, which was broadcasted worldwide and won much critical praise.

Special attention was given to Dalia Atlas' philanthropic ideals by traveling voluntarily all over the country for twenty five years with her orchestras "Pro Musica Orchestra, Israel" and "Atlas Camerata", promoting music education for children and in concert halls.

Her research on the music of Ernest Bloch resulted in her undertaking the promotion and recordings of the composer's neglected compositions.
Dalia Atlas recorded 25 negelcted orchestral works by Ernest Bloch for ASV and Naxos.

Dalia Atlas is the founder and the Head of "The Ernest Bloch Society in Israel" as well as "Honorary Vice President" of the "Ernest Bloch International Society", London, UK.

Since 2005 Dalia Atlas decided to terminate all her permanent positions in order to share her wide repertoire and experience as a guest conductor all over the world with orchestras, operas and festivals.

Coming Up: a new CD of Bloch's symphony in C# and "Poems Of The Sea" will be released soon with Dalia Atlas conducting the London Symphony Orchestra.
Since 2012 Dalia Atlas is conducting a world wide tour of concerts promoting Ernest Bloch's music and invited by Maestro Valery Gergiev to conduct a concert on 11th October, 2012 with the Mariinsky Orchestra in St. Petersburg, Russia.