Choral Colors and Cantorial Currents: May 19 at Temple Sinai on Long Island

Friday, May 13, 2011

On Thursday, May 19, 2011, at 7:30 pm, students from The Debbie Friedman School of Sacred Music at HUC-JIR/New York will present a very special concert at Temple Sinai in Roslyn Heights, NY, entitled Choral Colors and Cantorial Currents.

This program of choral and ensemble music is under the direction of Joyce Rosenzweig (Artist-in-Residence, HUC-JIR/NY), with pianist Pedro d'Aquino and guest performer Cantor Gabi Arad.  The evening will feature music by Salamone Rossi, Achinoam Nini and Gil Dor, Yehezkel Braun, Robert Applebaum, Jonathan Comisar, Morris Barash, Debbie Friedman, Bonia Shur, Maurice Goldman, Andrea Jill Higgins, Natalie Young, Joshua Breitzer, and Mary Thomas.

Listen to the amazing talents of the next generation of cantors as they sing a program in celebration of Yom Yerushalayim, Song of Songs, and our fantastic Jewish choral heritage.


Founded in 1875, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion is North America's first institution of higher Jewish education and the academic, spiritual, and professional leadership development center of Reform Judaism. HUC-JIR educates men and women for service to North American and world Jewry as rabbis, cantors, educators, and nonprofit management professionals, and offers graduate programs to scholars and clergy of all faiths. With centers of learning in Cincinnati, Jerusalem, Los Angeles, and New York, HUC-JIR's scholarly resources comprise the renowned Klau Library, The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives, research institutes and centers, and academic publications. In partnership with the Union for Reform Judaism and the Central Conference of American Rabbis, HUC-JIR sustains the Reform Movement's congregations and professional and lay leaders. HUC-JIR's campuses invite the community to cultural and educational programs illuminating Jewish heritage and fostering interfaith and multiethnic understanding. www.huc.edu