RETURN TO SEPHARAD with ADAM DEL MONTE and FRIENDS

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Sunday, February 23, 2014 - 7:30pm
Location: 
Valley Beth Shalom

How about this - 

RETURN TO SEPHARAD, with Adam del Monte, internationally renowned guitarist; Manuel Gutierrez, flamenco dancer from Cordoba; cante Jondo Jose Cortez; and percussionist Kassandra Kocoshis.

THIS WILL BE AN AMAZING JOURNEY!

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A CONCERT FOR WORLD PEACE - A MUSICAL TRIBUTE TO DANIEL PEARL

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Sunday, October 20, 2013 - 7:30pm
Location: 
Valley Beth Shalom 15739 Ventura Boulevard, Encino

The Jewish Music Commission of Los Angeles

and

Valley Beth Shalom

are proud to present

 

A CONCERT FOR WORLD PEACE

A MUSICAL TRIBUTE TO DANIEL PEARL

with the renowned

Chamber Ensemble

VIKLARBO

Music by Michael Fitzpatrick, Maria Newman,

Frank Bridge and Erich Korngold

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Richard A. Braun, MD, and Elaine Gill Join NMS Advisory Board

Neighborhood Music School Advisory Board<

SOPHIA

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Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 7:00pm
Location: 
Valley Beth Shalom 15739 Ventura Boulevard Encino, CA

A cross between romantic comedy and Laugh-In, SOPHIA tells the story of a beautiful, intelligent, but romantically clueless young woman who continually falls into relationships, confusing lust with love.  With the help of a relationship therapist, she weeds out the “wrong” men in her life and finds true love.

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The Helfman Institute Today

Friday, January 25, 2013 - 8:00pm - Sunday, January 27, 2013 - 8:00pm

Cantor Baron's remarks at Shabbat Shira January 25, 2013 tell the remarkable journey of the Max Helfman Institute for New Jewish Music.

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Tenth Annual Interfaith Symposium of Theology, Art and Music - The Psalms - In the Past, In Our Lives

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Sunday, March 10, 2013 - 1:00pm
Location: 
Beverly Hills Presbyterian Church - 505 North Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

The Tenth Annual Interfaith Symposium and Concert - THE PSALMS - IN THE PAST, IN OUR LIVES - will be the most prominent of its type this year.  Don't miss it!  It's really a fun afternoon as well as a great learning and listening experience.

 

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The New Jewish Community Children’s Choir Resumes

The Jewish Community Children's Choir is starting the Spring semester, with a new Westside location added!!

Click here for the latest information.

Shabbat Shira Music Available Online!

We are very excited to be able to share the wonderful music created by our first cohort of Helfman fellows.

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Musings on Being a Helfman Fellow

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I grew up hearing stories about Max Helfman and enjoying his memorable melodies. My family still sings his candle blessing melody and beautiful Havdalah service. To be a part of a twenty-first century rededication to the creation of Jewish music, in Max Helfman’s memory, is a truly tremendous honor. more

Being a Composer by Chris Hardin

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Being a composer, or anything that requires creation for that matter, is a true test of one's ability to allow the outside world reach the inner most depths of your soul. In our case, being composers, we shut the world out for a period of time and reach inside to put on paper the notes that we feel best represents the mood, emotion or thought that we're after. 

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@newjmusic The Neighborhood Music School (NMS) in Boyle Heights: Richard A. Braun, MD, & Elaine Gill have joined Advisory Board — Thu, August 1, 2013
@newjmusic More about the Beverly Hills International Music Festival and free concert at our website http://t.co/1WVFXo7RXk — Sat, July 20, 2013
@newJmusic Beverly Hills International Music Festival Temple Emanuei of Beverly Hills August 2 to August 11, 2013. http://t.co/yGKolY9lIV. — Sat, July 20, 2013
@newjmusic One night only! SOPHIA staged reading - a cross between romantic comedy and Laugh-In FREE! http://t.co/6Vf6Ql5sm4 — Thu, June 6, 2013
RT @apsiege: This will be a tremendous event! @newjmusic FIRST TAKE, new American operas 2PM June 1st FREE http://t.co/7MGg1At6eU — Thu, May 16, 2013
@apsiege @newjmusic wow! Wonderful! — Wed, May 15, 2013
This will be a tremendous event! @newjmusic FIRST TAKE, new American operas, Hammer Museum 2PM June 1st FREE http://t.co/VyAA0wSAUO — Wed, May 15, 2013
@newjmusic Hear the future:FIRST TAKE, new American operas-in-progress, Hammer Museum 2PM June 1st FREE http://t.co/X8tAqUJy1o — Tue, May 14, 2013
@newjmusic Read Daniel Asia's article in Huffington Post, know why you mustn't miss Breath on a Ram's Horn http://t.co/sJaoEiNOqN — Mon, April 15, 2013
@newjmusic"Breath in a Ram's Horn - The Jewish Spirit in Classical Music" with Daniel Asia Sunday 4.21.13 http://t.co/X8tAqUJy1o — Wed, April 3, 2013

Aminadav Aloni z"l was one of the key inspirational forces which led to the establishment of the Jewish Music Commission of Los Angeles.

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