Nimrod Guez was born in 1977 in Afula, Israel. He received his first violin lessons at the age of seven and studied, among other things, with Chaim Taub. When he was sixteen he switched to the viola and was taught by Tabea Zimmermann at the Musikhochschule in Frankfurt. He then studied violin with Nora Chastain and viola with Barbara Westphal at the Lübeck Musikhochschule. He has been a Fellow of the American-Israel Foundation since 1996. In 2002 he won first prize at the AVIV Viola Competition in Tel Aviv. Nimrod was the first violinist with the Berlin Philharmonic, the Frankfurt opera, the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra and the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra. From 2005 to 2007 he was first violinist at the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig under the direction of Riccardo Chailly and since 2007 he has held the same position with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Mariss Jansons. He is a frequent guest at major chamber music festivals. In 2010, Nimrod founded the ensemble L'accademia giocosa in which he plays baroque violin. He is a teacher at the Hochschule für Musik in Würzburg.