New Song Yesh Simha by Oren Ahrack & Eyal Oved

Readers may enjoy listening to this track by Oren Ahrack and Eyal Oved. Available via Youtube, of course.

New Steve Cohen Website

Steve Cohen, a composer of classical and theater music, and pianist in New York, has launched his new website. It’s available at:  Steve has many successful CDs of his music out, and is known for his contributions to saxophone and jazz music along with new compositions of Jewish music. Check out the new recordings … Continue reading New Steve Cohen Website

UCLA Concert “Traveling in Pairs”

Samuel Torjman Thomas (sax/oud) and Alon Nechustan (piano) January 17, 2018. 7:30pm The Lowell Milken Fund for American Jewish Music hosts a concert and reception, free and open to the public, at the UCLA Music Library. Dr. Torjman Thomas and Nechustan traverse a wide repertoire of Jewish music, extending and exploring new settings that bring … Continue reading UCLA Concert “Traveling in Pairs”

A Yiddish Liederabend — An Evening of Yiddish Song

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 13 | 7:30PM  A Yiddish Liederabend — An Evening of Yiddish Song 6:30pm Pre-Concert Lecture by Neil W. Levin – 7:30pm Concert All Jewish Music Forum Programs are Free and Open to the Public To Reserve Seats An elegant as well as nostalgic program devoted to treasures of Yiddish song and the poetry … Continue reading A Yiddish Liederabend — An Evening of Yiddish Song

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. … Continue reading Composer Commission Opportunity