Judith Berkson Presents Cantorial Music from the YIVO Archive

Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015 at 7:00pm
YIVO Institute at The Center for Jewish History
15 West 16th Street
New York

Acclaimed singer musician Judith Berkson presents arrangements of music from the YIVO sound archives, including from unreleased and rare recordings from Eastern European cantorial singing from the “Golden Age” of Cantors. Berkson, Frank London, Lana Cencic, and Cleek Schrey, reinterpret the sounds of Chagy, Karniol and Sophie Kurtzer. Berkson has composed new music inspired by the YIVO sound collection.

The New York Times has written: Of Judith Berkson’s CD Oylam: “Standards and Schubert and liturgical music, swing and chilly silences…I can’t get enough of it.”

For more information and to buy tickets, visit the YIVO website:


The Leib Glantz Project Team announces that the website of the LEIB GLANTZ PROJECT is now up and running on the Florida Atlantic University website.

This following last year’s publication of the 500-page book THE LEIB GLANTZ PROJECT that included three audio compact disks.

You can gain access to this website by logging on to:
The website is defined as “Sound ‘n Scores” – a project of the Recorded Sound Archives at Florida Atlantic University Libraries in Boca Raton. It is a unique online approach to music studies, which combines the experience of hearing recorded sound tracks while viewing corresponding sheet music.

The website contains 43 Leib Glantz compositions, organized into seven content areas in the order they are performed in Jewish prayer services.
Displayed pages of over 100 scores of new arrangements composed by several world famous musicians, many by Raymond Goldstein in collaboration with Cantor Naftali Herstik.…

Anshe Emet’s 13th Annual Kaplan Concert Presents Alberto Mizrahi and Friends: A Global Mélange of Music

Anshe Emet’s annual Kaplan Concert will honor Hazzan Alberto Mizrahi and his 25 years of service to the synagogue. The concert will include performances from world famous Hazzanim who will be in Chicago for the annual Cantors Assembly.

Hazzan Alberto Mizrahi
One of my goals as incoming President of the Cantors Assembly is to find ways to meld the traditional modes and magnificent music of our past with more contemporary melodies and musical interpretations.

Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 13, 2015
Anshe Emet Synagogue announced that its 13th Annual Dr. Arnold Kaplan Concert will be a musical celebration that will include participation from Hazzanim (Cantors) from all over the U.S. in honor of Hazzan Alberto Mizrahi’s 25 years of service to the Congregation and his installation, that evening, as president of the Cantors Assembly, the largest body of Cantors in the world.…

ECA Budapest Cantors Convention

Booking is now officially open for the ECA Budapest Cantors Convention
July 2014: Thursday 10 – Monday 14th.
Guest teachers: Asher Hainovitz and Yaakov Motzen
Subject the High Holydays

Convention includes Shabbat Services in the Hungarian tradition, a concert by world class cantors and an evening for young talent to perform. It also includes a Tour of Jewish Budapest and a personal tour of the Dohány Street Synagogue on Sunday afternoon.

Fees: full fee is £245 and for students it is £145. Some scholarships are available particularly for Eastern European delegates. There is a £15 discount on all bookings before 30 April.

This year the prices include (as well as breakfast and light lunches) Shabbat lunch and dinners on Thursday, Friday and Sunday for delegates. Accommodation is not included, but for early bookers there is a special discount price at the Convention Hotel: The Golden Park, which is near the synagogue.…

75th Anniversary of Kristallnacht Commemorated with the Glorious Music of Salomon Sulzer and Louis Lewandowski

Congregation Rodeph Sholom’s Senior Cantor, Rebecca Garfein, Associate Cantor, Shayna De Lowe and Cantorial Intern, Ben Ellerin will commemorate the 75th Anniversary of Kristallnacht-“the Night of Broken Glass”, with the rarely performed and glorious music of renowned Viennese Cantor, Salomon Sulzer and Berlin composer, Louis Lewandowski at 6p.m., Friday, November 8, 2013 during Shabbat services. Also featured will be the newly commissioned song-cycle, “Perhaps a Butterfly,” composed by Eliot Bailen in memory of Cantor Garfein’s great-grandmother, Settchen Feist who after being sent to Theresienstadt, subsequently perished in Auschwitz. The song-cycle utilizes four poems written by children of Theresienstadt.

Rodeph Sholom’s Organist, J. David Williams and an augmented professional choir, will accompany the cantors. Kristallnacht occurred exactly 75 years ago on the night of November 9, 1938 and marked the beginning of the Holocaust.…

The Music of Un’taneh Tokef has a blog column by Lisa Levine,
The Music of Un’taneh Tokef, from June
Lisa Levine is the Cantor of Temple Shalom in Chevy Chase, MD. Her original
compositions are published by Transcontinental Music.
Her website is: with links to her audio and sheet music downloads through Among other publications is her Soulful Shabbat Ruach Band Book which is “an entire original Shabbat evening service by Cantor Lisa Levine, written for the choirs, bands, and congregation…”

2013 European Cantors Convention

The European Cantors Association is delighted to announce the next European Cantors Convention.

It will take place in London, at Central Synagogue, from Monday 17 to Thursday 20 June 2013, followed by a Shabbaton 21/22 June. The convention will open with a concert on Monday 17 June.

The Guest cantors will be the incredible composer, practitioner and educator Sol Zim from New York, and the outstanding teacher / practitioner who proved so excellent and popular last year Yehezkel Klang from Israel.

This convention is for practicing prayer leaders of all backgrounds, for choirmasters and choristers and for congregants – and for anyone interested in the music of the synagogue. The subject will be Shabbat Unwrapped: We will be working in small groups with our guest teachers to uncover everything you need to know about the music of Shabbat services.…

From Psalm to Lamentation: A Concert of Cantorial Masterpieces

Pro Musica Hebraica presents
From Psalm to Lamentation:
A Concert of Cantorial Masterpieces
Cantor Netanel Hershtik,
The Hampton Synagogue Choir
& The Amernet String Quartet

A concert honoring a rich tradition of cantorial masterpieces capturing their fundamental duality: joy and despair, longing and redemption, the deeply haunting and the wildly celebratory.

Sunday, December 2 at 3 pm
Co-presented with the Eldridge Street Museum
Eldridge Street Synagogue
12 Eldridge Street, New York, NY 10002

Purchase online
or call (212) 219-0888, ext. 205.
Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for students and seniors. A limited number of VIP premier seats are available for $100.

Cantor Israel Rand on YouTube

Jewish music has been in the concert halls for a while. Many tapes are finding their way to YouTube. Example here is: Mi Sheberach, 12th Annual Cantorial Concert, West Palm Beach, FL 1997, for Cantor, Chorus and Orchestra.

JTS Cantorial School Concert

Sunday, December 4, 2011
Time 4:30
FREE concert featuring the JTS Cantorial School Chorus, directed by Hazzan David Tilman and accompanied by Elizabeth Rodgers, singing Cantorial classics, Israeli and modern Jewish art music, and Chanukah favorites (and a few surprises!)
Wine and cheese reception to follow the concert, hosted by Temple Gates of Prayer.
Please come out and support the next generation of Hazzanim and other lovers of Jewish music.
Complimentary valet parking is available in the synagogue parking lot.
Temple Gates of Prayer in Flushing NY is 20 minutes from Manhattan by car, about 4 miles from the Whitestone Bridge and 10-15 minutes from the Triboro.

Temple Gates of Prayer is accessible via the Flushing-Main St station of the #7 subway (3 blocks), or by a 17-minute ride on the LIRR Port Washington Branch to Flushing-Main St (5 blocks).…

Sh’ma Yisrael

Sh’ma Yisrael by Leib Glanz– As YouTube captures comparisons of performance
Kol Rina Choir
Arrangement by Raymond Goldstein
(Where we can hear another superb arrangement by Goldstein).

Kol Rina Choir – Youth at the Center Series Mishkenot Shaananim Jerusalem
Cantor – Netanel Baram
Conductor – Roi Azulai
Arrangement by Raymond Goldstein

and Lieb Glanz from older recording

or another modern cantorial rendition by Cantor Moshe Muller

and not least, David Apfel

APAC France

The Cantorial Association in France has a website that tells about their organization, including listening clips from their various recordings, both CD and DVD, a photo gallery of activities and concerts, listings of concerts with posters, and biographical listings of various cantors.

Ashbourne Music Publishing

Ashbourne Music Publishing is a liturgical and secular publishing house specializing in Jewish music –“contemporary music anchored in Jewish tradition” –as their slogan indicates. The publishing house features the music of several outstanding composers including Charles Davidson, Temple Painter and Max Wohlberg. The website offers access to information about the composers, and the music via CDs, DVDs, scores and books and articles. Featured are music for chorus, wedding music, solo voice and musical dramas. Also published are several important volumes of cantorial music, which have been endorsed by some of the most famous cantorial authorities in America.

Jacob Mendelson at viewing of Cantor’s Tale

Date: Friday, January 28, 2010
Time: 6PM – Erev Shabbat Services; 7:15PM – Film Viewing
Price: Free, open to the community
Contact: Cantor Rebecca Garfein,
RSVP: requested
Telephone Number: 646-454-3030
Artist/Speaker: Cantor Jacob Mendelson
Event Description: Cantor Jacob Mendelson will lend his magnificent voice and
neshama (soul) to Erev Shabbat Services, followed by a viewing of his award winning
film, A Cantor’s Tale, and a question and answer session. On Saturday, following
the 10AM Shabbat Service, Cantor Mendelson will demonstrate and discuss the styles
of Cantors from the Golden Age, introduce his family zemirot (songs) to the
congregation, and explain that the DNA for hazzanut is contained therein.

100 Voices: A Journey Home Encore Screenings November 11

100 Voices: A Journey Home Encore Screenings November 11 Jewish and Polish cultures, once interwoven for centuries, reunite for an unprecedented and poignant event of remembrance, healing, resilience and rebirth in 100 Voices: A Journey Home.
Check the website for a theater near you:

“FILM PICK OF THE WEEK. A reason to rejoice. . . A warmhearted documentary. . . The tour footage is emotional. . . “
— Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times

“A remarkable visual tour of Jewish Life in prewar Poland. . . “
— Tom Turgend, Jewish Journal

“A profound expression of the healing power of music. . . deeply affecting. Glorious simply as a concert film, but immeasurably more.”
— Kevin Thomas, Los Angeles Times

“Powerful, rewarding and inspiring. These voices will lift you.”
— Pete Hammond, Boxoffice Magazine


A website, Chazzunes has gathered numerous YouTube videos of various cantors from historical images as well as the current day and listed them alphabetically by the name of the hazzan. It also has links and ads for events and recordings of cantors and you can follow entries on twitter or facebook. Chazzunes for the modern age.

Katchko: Three Generations of Cantorial Art

Deborah Katchko-Gray announces the release of the compilaton Katchko: 3 Generations of Cantorial Art, featuring the music of Adolph Katchko, and including a CD of music sung by Cantor Katchko-Gray. The book is a combination of scholarly articles about the lives and work of Cantor Adolph Katchko (1866-1958) and CantorTheodore Katchko (1927-1997) and music. Essays on the nature of the cantorate, and transcripts of talks given by the cantors, as well as still photos from the film “The Voice of Israel”, family memorabila, letters, programs, and testimonials, all lend to the interesting archival presentation in the work. In addition to this background material, the important musical works of Adoph Katchko are presented in score with guitar chords in “female friendly” vocal ranges. These vocal arrangements by Deborah allow this music to become available to everyone, including modern female cantors who wish to sing the music of the “Golden Age” of cantors.…

Kultur Festival 2009: Keynote Tradition & Transformation

Jack Mendelson panel
Kultur Festival 2009: Keynote Tradition & Transformation, 1 Mar 2009
FAU Libraries & Klezmer Company Orchestra Present
Kultur Festival 2009
A Celebration of Jewish Music & Arts
February 25-March 1, 2009 @ Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton, FL

Keynote Address
“Tradition and Transformation” Rabbi Irwin Kula
Sunday March 1, 2009 @ 1 p.m.
Friedberg Lifelong Learning Center (FAU)
Tickets $5

‘Prince of Kosher Gospel,’ Joshua Nelson, To Kick Off Mitzvah Weekend

The ‘Prince of Kosher Gospel,’ Joshua Nelson, at
Congregation Rodeph Sholom, Manhattan

The ‘Prince of Kosher Gospel,’ Joshua Nelson, will perform
during the 6p.m. Shabbat Services, Friday, October 17, 2008 at Congregation Rodeph
Sholom, Manhattan. Cantor Rebecca Garfein, Senior Cantor of Congregation Rodeph
Sholom along with Assistant Cantor, Shayna Peavey and the Rodeph Sholom Children’s
Choir, will join Joshua Nelson in soulful song to kick off Rodeph Sholom’s annual
Mitzvah Marathon Weekend.

Ocala Cantorial Concert: Israel at 60 Melodies of Milk & Honey

The Fourth Annual Cantorial Concert is being held in Ocala, Florida.
This year’s exciting theme, “Israel at 60:
Melodies of Milk & Honey,” is part of a world-wide, year long celebration of
Israel’s 60th birthday. Presented by Temple Beth Shalom and starring
Cantor/Rabbi Samuel Dov Berman, this community wide concert will be held at
4:00 pm on Sunday, March 9, 2008, at the Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 NE
Silver Springs Blvd. in Ocala.

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This unforgettable musical event to benefit the programs and activities of
Temple Beth Shalom, will highlight 60 years of Israel’s musical gems.
Featured performers include guest cantors & cantorial vocalists, Cantor
Harold Orbach
of Detroit, Cantor Deborah Jacobson and Joy Katzen-Guthrie,
both of Palm Harbor, Dale Berman of Ocala and Steve Berman of Los Vegas and
more special guests.…

Hanukkah Happens XVIII

The Brotherhood of Temple Emanuel, Newton, is proud to present
Cantorial and Choral Masterpieces
Cantor Elias Rosemberg
with the Zamir Chorale of Boston and the Zamir Festival Orchestra
Dr. Joshua Jacobson, Conductor
Monday, December 24, 2007, 7:30 PM
Temple Emanuel, 385 Ward St., Newton, MA.
Concert admission (open seating): Adults $25; Children under 13 $15
Proceeds to benefit American Friends of Magen David Adom.
For information and tickets visit; or call: 617-965-2468

Siddur Audio

A new website called “Siddur Audio” comes from Atlanta with the work of Rabbi Mark Zimmerman.
You can use the site to learn the Tefillot, and it is completely free. Most of the Siddur has
already been recorded in mp3 format. Rabbi Zimmerman has updated the site and increased the server capacity to accommodate the growing number of downloads that it has been generating lately. He has also
recently added audio of the weekday davening and the Passover Seder as well.

Eastern Tradition CD from The Jewish Music Heritage Project

The Jewish Music Heritage Project is the ambitious undertaking of Cantor Sholom Kalib and The Jewish Music Heritage Project Boys’ and Men’s Choir. The purpose of the Jewish Music Heritage Project is to “document, catalog, and disseminate one of the great sacred musical traditions of the world, namely that of the Eastern European Synagogue, which is now in real danger of being lost forever.” So far, 2 vols of a 5 vol. set consisting of 20 books is being published by Syracuse University Press, and a 75 CD set of the music is envisioned. To find out more and order a CD:

Second European Cantors Convention, London

JMI Choral and Cantorial Section and Central Synagogue present the
Second European Cantors Convention, London
Tuesday June 19 — Thursday June 21, 2007

An unrivalled opportunity for practising and aspiring cantors from the UK,
Europe and further afield to share expertise and experience, learn new
melodies and be inspired by some of the greatest cantors in the world who
will be our honoured guests:

Asher Hainowitz, Yeshurun Synagogue, Jerusalem
Arie Subar, Congregation Beth Ora, Montreal
– Moshe Haschel, St John’s Wood Synagogue, London
Stephen Glass, Director of Music, Congregation Shaar Hashomayim, Montreal
Alexander Knapp, former Joe Loss lecturer in Jewish Music, London

The Cantors Convention will begin with a Concert ‘Chazanut ? Back to the
on Monday night 18 June and will be officially opened by the Chief
Rabbi, Sir Jonathan Sacks The programme, as last year, will provide stimulating lectures, debates,
masterclasses and discussion on matters relevant to both practicing chazanim
and ba’alei t’fila.…

Women Cantor’s Network 25th Annual Conference

The Women Cantor’s Network will hold its annual conference and 25th year celebration at Congregation
Beth El in Sudbury, MA from Sunday, June 10 – Wednesday, June 13, 2007.
All women cantors, cantorial soloists, service leaders, cantorial
students, educators and women who have a strong interest in synagogue
music are welcomed. This year’s conference theme is “Even Higher: The
Cantor as Spiritual Leader through Life’s Rhythms and Rituals” and will
include a performance of the acclaimed play, the “The Mikveh
Monologues”, which is open to the public on Monday, June 11 at 7:30 p.m.
at Beth El. Tickets may be purchased at 978-443-9622. The conference
will feature many of Boston’s most renowned Jewish scholars, rabbis and
musicians. Conference registration is $190 before May 7th and $225 by
June 3rd.…

Ocala Cantors in Concert

Ocala – The Third Annual Cantorial Concert, “On Wings of Song” presented by
Temple Beth Shalom will be held at 4:00 pm on Sunday, March 11 at the Appleton
Art Museum, 4333 NE Silver Springs Blvd. in Ocala, FL

An unforgettable musical event to benefit the future programs and activities
of the temple will highlight Jewish cultural songs and contemporary musical
gems. Featured performers include Rabbi/Cantor Samuel Berman and his cantorial
colleagues Cantor Harold Orbach, Cantor David Sislen, Cantor Riselle Bain, Joy
Katzen-Guthrie, Chana Olmstead, Steve Berman
and Dale Berman.

Tickets are $20 and may be purchased by calling Gary Green 352.347-2481.

Preferred seating options include: “soprano” benefactor $300, 4 tickets;
“tenor” patron $150, 2 tickets; “baritone” sponsor” $75, 1 ticket.

Rabbi Samuel Berman
Temple Beth Shalom of Ocala
1109 NE 8th Avenue
Ocala, FL 34470
Phone: (352) 624-3499

Helfgot Sings at the Met

Sunday, December 3, 2006 at 7:30pm. Acclaimed Cantor Yizchak Meir Helfgot will sing cantorial classics at the Metropolitcan Opera House in New York as part of a Cantors World presentation. Cantor Helfgot is cantor at the Park East Synagogue. He will be accompanied by members of the New York Philharmonic with Dr. M. Sobol conducting a choir. General seating is $50, VIP $100, Friend $180, Family $250 and Supporter $500. There are other seatings as well. For more information see or call 718-851-3226.

Kristallnacht Commemorated with the Glorious Music of Salomon Sulzer and Louis Lewandowski

New York. Congregation Rodeph Sholom’s Senior Cantor,
Rebecca Garfein, and Cantorial Intern, Jennifer Strauss-Klein will
commemorate Kristallnacht-the Night of Broken Glass, with the music of
renowned Viennese Cantor, Salomon Sulzer and Berlin composer, Louis
Lewandowski at 6p.m., Friday, November 3, 2006 during Shabbat services.
Guest Cantor, Dr. Bruce Ruben, newly appointed Director of the Hebrew
Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion’s School of Sacred Music will
also participate in this special service. Rodeph Sholom’s Organist, Dr.
John Schuder and augmented professional choir, will accompany the
cantors. This event is free of charge and the entire community is
invited to attend. Rodeph Sholom is located at 7 West 83rd Street (off
Central Park West.) For more information, please call (212) 362-8800, extension 1337.

International Celebration of Jewish Music at Alice Tully Hall

Chabad’s Children of Chernobyl
In association with the American Society for the Advancement of Cantorial Arts. Inc.
Proudly Presents
An International Celebration of Jewish Music

The Celebrated Voices of… A New Cantorial Generation …

David Weinbach – Tel Aviv, Israel
Yaakov Stark – Cong. Orach Chayim, NY
Netanel Hershtik– The Hampton Synagogue
Tzadok Greenwald – Jerusalem, Israel
Maestro Matthew Lazar
Music Director

The inspirational 70 voices from
The Moscow Male Jewish Hasidic Capella Choir Conducted by: Sasha Tsaliuk
The New York Synagogue Choir Conducted by: Itzchak Haimov
The Tel Aviv Cantorial Institute Conducted by: Naftali Hershtik
Accompanied by: The ASACA Chamber Orchestra
An exclusive concert at the Alice Tully Hall,
Lincoln Center
Thursday Evening, March 30, 2006
7:30 PM
Tickets: $500, $360, $100, $50
Separate Seating available
Tickets may be purchased through CenterCharge: 212-721-6500
For sponsorships and VIP seating call the CCOC Office: 212-681-7800
For tickets go to
Venue: Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center – NYC…

Cantorial school concert at Jewish Theological Seminary

Date: Sunday night March 12, 2006
Time: 7:00pm
Where: JTS Feinberg Auditorium
Jewish Theological Seminary
Broadway at 122nd Street, NYC
Tickets are $7 for students; and $15 for anyone else.
There will be a wide variety of music performed by over half of the students of the HL Miller Cantorial School.
For ticket info, contact either Sara Horowitz or Rebecca Carl at, or
This is a tsedakah concert.

Journal of Synagogue Music Fall 2005 Issue on Congregational Singing

We’ve just received the library issue of The Journal of Synagogue Music, published by the Cantor’s Assembly and it looks like a particularly special issue: Vol. 30, No. 1, for Fall, 2005. There are theoretical articles by Samuel Rosenbaum, Max Wohlberg (excerpt from a talk from 1980), Geoffrey Goldberg, Akiva Zimmermann, Benjie Ellen Schiller and Boaz Tarsi, … and that’s just the first section. Better get your copy.


Over 250 adults and children will celebrate Chanukah, the Festival of
Lights, in concert, 3 P.M., Sunday, December 11, 2005, as Congregation
Rodeph Sholom of Manhattan hosts its unique Festival of Choirs. The
sixth annual concert will feature Cantors and their choirs from the New
York City metropolitan area. This year, the first night of Chanukah is
Sunday, December 25, 2005.

A Festival of Choirs is free of charge and open to the entire community.

Congregation Rodeph Sholom is located at 7 West 83rd Street off of
Central Park West in Manhattan. For more information about this
concert, please call (212) 362-8800, ext. 1337.

Pre- High Holiday Concert: by Cantors World

September 21 at 7:30pm in Merkin Hall at 129 West 67th Street, New York City, a pre-high holiday special concert featuring Cantor Sol Zim, Cantor Jeffrey Nadel and Cantor Ari Klein. Also featuring Cantor Eliyahu Greenblatt, Azi Schwartz and his choir, Cantor Yechezkel Klang, and Cantor Daniel Gildar. The price is $40 general admission. For reservations call: 718-851-3226 or go to for more information.

In the Spirit of Yossele: A Cantorial Concert at Riverdale Jewish Center

Cantorial Council of America is having a concert commemorating the 72nd Yahrtzeit of the legendary Chazzan Yossele Rosenblatt, June 22, 2005 at 7:30pm at the Riverdale Jewish Center. 3700 Independence Avenue, Riverdale, NY 10463. Phone 718-548-1850 Tickets are $36. It will feature singing by Cantor Joseph Malovany, Cantor Shimon Craimer, Cantor Netanel Herstik, Cantor Benjamin Muller, Cantor Joseph Muller with Yitzchak Muller. Cantor Daniel Gildar, Accompanist. Call for more information.

A Cantorial Concert in Ocala, Florida

Temple Beth Shalom of Ocala presents A Cantorial Concert to be held Sunday, May 15, 2005 at 4:00 PM at the Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 NE Silver Springs Boulevard, Ocala. The concert is a unique opportunity to hear wonderful Jewish melodies sung by a diverse and exciting group of Cantors and Soloists.

You will hear an afternoon of Jewish song, featuring Temple Beth Shalom’s Rabbi/Cantor Samuel Dov Berman, his brother Steve Berman who sings in the Master Chorale of LA and some of Tampa Bay area’s finest voices. You will be delighted to hear some familiar Broadway favorites as well as Jewish cultural and sacred selections.

General admission is $18.00 for adults, $15.00 for seniors and youth. Preferred
seating for benefactors who become patrons, sponsors or donors is also available.…

Rozhinke Conference in August

Those that love cantorial music, check out the Rozhinke website. Here are a group of people busy preserving cantorial music, not only for today, but for the future when it will become popular again. These dedicated cantors meet, retreat, and sing! There are workshops and singing, and nightly concerts. It’s a type of music camp, August 10-13, for cantors and for those that love the music… it very intriguing, exciting and looks like there’s lots to do and hear. Anyone can attend.

Vienna: The City of Jews & Music

The Leo Baeck Institute presents: The Cantors Concert
Sunday, June 13, 2004
3:00 PM
Cantor Erik L. F. Contzius (Temple Israel of New Rochelle, NY)
Cantor Rebecca Garfein (Temple Rodeph Sholom, NYC)
Dr. Bruce Ruben (Temple Shaaray Tefila, NYC)

at Leo Back Institute
Auditorium, Center for Jewish History
15 West 16th St.
New York, NY
A concert of the music of Vienna and Germany:
Sulzer, Lewandowski, Kirschner, and Kellerman.

for Tickets: CJH Box Office: 917-606-8200
Admission: $10 LBI Members, $15 Non-Members
Cantor Erik L. F. Contzius
Temple Israel of New Rochelle

Cantors in Concert with Susan Kander World Premiere

And the Time of Singing has Come…
An Evening of Cantors in Concert
Honoring Cantor Israel Goldstein, Director
School of Sacred Music – Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion

Thursday April 1 2004 7:30 PM
Congregation Rodeph Sholom
7 West 83rd St (off CPW)
New York City

Presenting the world premiere of a vocal work by composer
Susan Kander, with Sandra Schipior, violin… more info…

Kol Zimra: Chant Leader’s Training

Held at ELAT CHAYYIM in 99 Mill Hook Road, Accord, New York, starting August 2-8, 2004…
If you are one of the many people who have been moved and transformed by Rabbi Shefa Gold’s chanting practice and if you are a healer, teacher, artist or spiritual leader in your community, here is your chance to cultivate the inner qualities and learn the practical techniques that will enable you to bring that joy and meaning to others…not to mention the abundant blessings it will bring to your own spiritual life. Please feel free to pass this information on to others
who might benefit from it.