RUTH - An Oratorio by Aminadav Aloni

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Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 10:00am
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Valley Beth Shalom 15739 Ventura Boulevard Encino, CA 91436

Valley Beth Shalom and the Jewish Music Commission of Los Angeles proudly present RUTH - a moving oratorio by Aminadav Aloni.

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"Lillie Marlene" - a new musical by Michael Antin

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Sunday, March 19, 2017 - 5:00pm - Sunday, April 16, 2017 - 8:00pm
Location: 
Write Act Repertoire 10950 Peach Grove North Hollywood

World premiere of "Lilli Marlene" - a new musical by Mike Antin about a family's escape from the Naziis and those who made it happen.

Mike is a member of the Jewish Music Commission of Los Angeles.

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Journeys: From Darkness to Light

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Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 7:00pm
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Gindi Auditorium, American Jewish University

Join the AJU Choir and the Los Angeles Jewish Symphony, Dr. Noreen Green, Conductor, with the Bel Air Church Vocal Ensemble, directed by Dan Kornevchuck, for a transformative evening of music that reflects movement from the nadir of adversity into a joyful place of freedom and light.

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Martin Chalifour and Steven Vanhauwaert Return!

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Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 2:30pm
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Valley Beth Shalom 15739 Ventura Blvd Encino

Martin Chalifour, LA Phil Concertmaster, and internationally acclaimed pianist Steven Vanhauwaert return for another exciting recital!

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VIKLARBO in Concert

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Sunday, September 11, 2016 - 2:30pm
Location: 
Valley Beth Shalom 15739 Ventura Boulevard Encino

VIKLARBO in Concert!

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ARITMIA

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Sunday, April 3, 2016 - 2:30pm
Location: 
Valley Beth Shalom 15739 Ventura Boulevard Encino, CA 91436

The Jewish Music Commission of Los Angeles and Valley Beth Shalom present ARITMIA, starring accordionist Merima Kljuço and guitarist MiroslavTadić.

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

Neighborhood Music School Advisory Board<

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!!

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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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Events

Beverly Hills International Music Festival
Friday, July 28, 2017 - 7:30pm - Sunday, August 6, 2017 - 7:30pm
Songs from the Big Band Era
Sunday, August 13, 2017 - 2:00pm

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@TheMadBrand Slander you saying today that US border guards shooting people out of frustration was like Israel soldiers in Gaza. — Tue, November 4, 2014
@newjmusic Another smash hit last Sunday ! Yale Strom & Friends' "Songs of Sarajevo" had them dancing in the aisles ! http://t.co/6Vf6Ql5sm4 — Mon, November 3, 2014
@newjmusic Tribute to Daniel Pearl - Songs of Sarajevo: Music of the Jews, Muslims and Christians 10/26/14 http://t.co/nfR2aoPmJb — Fri, September 19, 2014
@newjmusic 11th Annual Beverly Hills International Chamber Music Festival Aug 1 - 10. the go-to destination this summer. — Wed, July 23, 2014
@newjmusic 11th Annual Beverly Hills International Chamber Music Festival Aug 1 - 10. Not to miss! http://t.co/33IzNm4RQt — Wed, July 23, 2014
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@newJmusic Interfaith Symposium June 8 includes Jihad Turk, Claremont School of Religion: Episcopal Bishop Mary Douglas Glasspool — Wed, May 7, 2014
Save the date - 11th Annual Interfaith Symposium/Concert "Can We Pray Together?" June 8th - this year at Valley Beth Shalom, Encino, CA — Wed, April 23, 2014
World Premiere Russel Steinberg's SACRED TRANSITIONS - SONGS ON MEDITATIONS BY HAROLD M. SCHULWEIS May 28th. Details http://t.co/33IzNm4RQt — Wed, April 23, 2014
Martin Chalifour - Steven Vanhauwaert Fabulous Recital Sunday March 30 at VBS! Sign up now (818) 788-6000 http://t.co/BO5vTOxPYL — Sat, March 22, 2014

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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