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Zamir Boston Elijah Rocks

Monday, May 19, 7:30 pm, “Elijah Rocks” at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge, MA:

Reserve your tickets now for our season finale, “Elijah Rocks.” This multimedia presentation will bring to life some of the great stories from the Bible. Experience the creation of the world, Cain and Abel, Noah and the flood, Moses and the exodus, Joshua at the walls of Jericho, Elijah with the fiery chariot, Shadrach in the furnace, and more. Special guest: the incomparable singer/songleader Nick Page. This year, Zamir is delighted to honor Charles Coe, noted poet and arts advocate; and Heather Zacker, Zamir alumna extraordinaire and healthcare executive. For tickets: ofa.fas.harvard.edu or contact: manager@zamir.org.

Elaine and Susan at Philadelphia Folklore Project

Klezmer Concert: The Philadelphia Folklore Project presents award-winning drummer
Elaine Hoffman Watts and her daughter, acclaimed vocalist and trumpeter Susan Lankin
in an evening of klezmer music devoted to saying good riddance to all the
mishegas (Yiddish for craziness or insanity ) in our world today. Klezmer is the
celebratory music of Eastern European Jews. Goodnight Mishegas is a line in the
Hoffman family s Goodnight Waltz, composed close to a century ago, with words
recently penned by Susan. The Folklore Project invites people to sing along at the
concert and, in celebration of family and community traditions, to reflect on
possibilities for turning our woes into joy. Visit www.folkloreproject.org for music
and words!

Presenter: Philadelphia Folklore Project (PFP)
Date: December 11, 2011
Location: Calvary United Methodist Church, 801 S.…

Yavneh Ensemble Concert ‘America, Amerike’

America, Amerike: Jewish Music throughout America’s History

Monday, May 12, 2008
7:30 p.m.
Tiferet Bet Israel
1920 Skippack Pike
Blue Bell, PA 19422

Monday, May 19, 2008
7:30 p.m.
The Ethical Society Building
19 South Rittenhouse Square
Philadelphia, PA

The Yavneh Ensemble , conducted by Robert A.M. Ross, and with a special guest
appearance by Hazzan Howard K. Glantz, will present music of the Jewish experience
in America, including:
• Sephardic chants from colonial synagogues
• The 1897 Union Hymnal and its role in the formation of Jewish Americans
• The great wave of Eastern European immigration in its varied musical
manifestations: Yiddish theater, Yiddish radio and the clash of the old country with
the new in a special choral presentation of Sholom Secunda’s Chazonim Oyf Probe.…

Yavneh Ensemble Concert

Yavneh Ensemble Concert
The 49 Days: Music of the Omer Season
Sunday, June 3, 2007, at 7:30 p.m.
Congregation Adath Jeshurun
7763 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA
Tickets: $36 preferred seating, $12 general admission, $8 student
Order tickets online at http://www.yavnehensemble.org
or e-mail tickets@yavnehensemble.org
or call 215-849-4129

The Yavneh Ensemble, conducted by Robert A.M. Ross, will present music associated
with the holy days
and observances before, during, and after counting of the Omer, including music for
Passover, Yom
HaShoah, Yom HaAzma-ut, Lag ba’Omer, Yom Yerushalayim, and Shavuot, plus May Day.
composers include Charles Davidson, Yehezkel Braun, Gerald Cohen, and Mario
Soloists will include Hazzan Howard Glantz of Adath Jeshurun and soprano Ilana

Of special interest is Naomi and Ruth, a lovely cantata for women’s voices, by
Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco.…

Schola Cantorum on Hudson Explores Judeo-Christian Choral Music Sacred Bridge

Three mid-March Choral Concerts in Caldwell, Jersey City and Manhattan will light up a sacred bridge.
Schola Cantorum on Hudson, the critically acclaimed
30-voice choral ensemble based in the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area, will perform
choral music highlighting the Judeo-Christian heritage with its 12th Ethnic
Celebration Series Concert in three venues. Entitled Sacred Bridge, this second
concert program of Schola’s season will first be performed at Caldwell College
on Bloomfield Avenue in Caldwell, New Jersey, on Sunday, March 11, 2007 at 4
pm, reprised on Sunday, March 18, at 4 pm, at Historic Holy Rosary Church, 344
Sixth Street, between Monmouth and Brunswick Streets in Jersey City. The third
concert will be performed at St. Malachy’s Church, The Actors’ Chapel, 239
West 49th Street (between Broadway and Eighth Avenue) in New York City, Monday,
March 19 at 7:30 pm.…

Catch Metropolitan Klezmer Before the Holidays

Metropolitan Klezmer octet on the cusp of the holidays (awe-appropriate…)
Recharged traditionals, soulful originals, retro surprises! Full details

Thursday, September 14
7:00pm @ JCC Metrowest, West Orange NJ – free!

Tuesday, September 19
7:30pm @ Mo Pitkin’s – Judeo/Latino cuisine!
34 Avenue A (East Village) NYC


Mikveh in Philly

Mikveh, Philadelphia, PA,
Saturday, October 28,2006, Mikveh at the Tin Angel in Philadelphia
One reader of JMWC says: ‘You’re not goin’ to get klezmer better’n this.’
‘Supergroup’ Mikveh features the top women in Klezmer, including renowned Yiddish singer Adrienne Cooper, Klezmatics founder Alicia Svigals on fiddle, charismatic trumpeter Susan Watts of the Hoffman klezmer dynasty, ethnic accordion wizard Lauren Brody and jazz bass phenomenon Nicki Parrott. Together, they rock out with sizzling dance music and riveting Yiddish/English songs, both ancestral and brand new.
Directions: http://www.tinangel.com/directions.html


The Pittsburgh Jewish Music Festival, a new annual
concert series devoted to Jewish-themed classical
music, will debut this spring. The festival is founded by
cellist Aron Zelkowicz and will feature musicians of the
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and guests. This
year’s theme is “A Vanished World”, an exploration of
Jewish culture in Eastern Europe at the beginning of
the twentieth century, and consists of three programs:
1.Monday, April 19, 2004 8pm
2. Tuesday, April 27, 2004 8pm
3. Wednesday, May 5 2004 8pm
For more info…


Der yidisher filharmonisher folkskhor
have upcoming performances in PENNSYLVANIA, NEW YORK and NEW JERSEY, USA.


Upcoming performances:
1) Sun., March 28, 7:30 PM, Gratz Coll., Melrose Park, nr. Philadelphia, PA
2) Sunday, April 18, 7:15 PM, Riverdale Jewish Center, Bronx, NY
3) Sunday, April 25, 6:30 PM, Temple Beth Elohim, Old Bethpage, NY
4) Wednesday, May 19, 8:00 PM, Highland Park Conservative Temple, NJ
5) Sunday, June 6, 2:00 PM, Hebrew Union College, New York, NY
more details….

Delaware Valley Jewish Choral

Gratz College will host the 4th annual Delaware Valley Jewish Choral
Festival on Sunday, March 28. Sponsored by the Zamir Choral Foundation in
conjunction with Gratz and the Jewish choral community of the Delaware
Valley, the event is designed for lovers of Jewish music of all backgrounds… Contact the Tyson Music Department at Gratz College, 215-635-7300, or e-mail ZamirFdn@aol.com See more information…

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.