Tzipora Jochsberger, Z”L, died at 96 in Jerusalem

The Jewish music world mourns the passing of music educator Tzipora Jochsberger in Jerusalem on Oct. 28 at the age of 96. (1920-2017) Dr. Jochsberger led the New Jerusalem Conservatory and Academy of Music.   Jochsberger was Director of The Hebrew Arts School (now known as Kaufman Music Center) in New York until her retirement in … Continue reading Tzipora Jochsberger, Z”L, died at 96 in Jerusalem

Composer Commission Opportunity

Kaplan Commissioning Project Saint Mary’s University Concert Band The ninth Helen and Sam Kaplan Foundation Commission for a new Concert Band composition written by a composer of Jewish heritage is outlined below. Any questions prior to application submission should be directed to Dr. Janet Heukeshoven, Director of Bands, at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. jheukesh@smumn.edu … Continue reading Composer Commission Opportunity

Zamir Chorale Celebrates Jerusalem

Zamir Chorale of New York under the direction of Matti Lazar, along with Zamir Noded HaZamir and two outstanding cantors,  Alberto Mizrahi and Netanel Hirshtik, will hold a concert, Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 3pm. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center,  Broadway and 60th, New York City. For more information contact www.jazz.org or 212-721-6500

…BESIDE the GOLDEN DOOR

“…BESIDE the GOLDEN DOOR” Annual Concert for a Bold Spiritual Community of Resistance and Love Sunday, May 21, 2017, 4 PM 130 W 30, NYC The Emma Lazarus powerful 1883 sonnet, “The New Colossus,” inscribed on the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty, has served as a beacon of welcome and hope to generations of immigrants who came … Continue reading …BESIDE the GOLDEN DOOR

‘When We Remembered Zion’: The New Budapest Orpheum Society Commemorates Yom HaShoah

‘When We Remembered Zion’: The New Budapest Orpheum Society Commemorates Yom HaShoah Monday, April 24, 2017 Pre-concert talk at 6:30 pm by Dr. Philip V. Bohlman, Ludwig Rosenberger Distinguished Service Professor in Jewish History, University of Chicago Concert at 7 PM Drawing from repertories of Jewish song from the Holocaust gathered from the cabarets, camps, … Continue reading ‘When We Remembered Zion’: The New Budapest Orpheum Society Commemorates Yom HaShoah

Melodia Spring Concert Awakening the Spirit in NYC

Melodia’s spring concert Awakening the Spirit will feature the U.S. Premiere of John Rutter’s new work “Visions,” a powerful work that examines the spiritual, religious, and historic importance of Jerusalem as a symbol of “a utopian ideal of heavenly peace and seraphic bliss for redeemed humanity” in four movements. The violin soloist performing this piece … Continue reading Melodia Spring Concert Awakening the Spirit in NYC