Choral Music by Los Angeles Jewish Composers

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Sunday, June 25, 2017 - 7:00pm
Valley Beth Shalom 15739 Ventura Boulevard Encino

The Jewish Music Commission of Los Angeles and Valley Beth Shalom  present
Los Angeles Zimriyah Choral
 Nick Strimple, director,
with the Valley Beth Shalom Congregational Choir
under the direction of Chris Hardin

 in a concert of choral music by

Los Angeles Jewish Composers


Strimple, Aloni, Hardin,

Schoenberg, Zeisl, Browda,

Helfman, Sharlin and Leonard.


Sunday evening, 7 PM, June 25, 2017

Valley Beth Shalom

15739 Ventura Boulevard  Encino

This is the first performance of the LAZC at VBS for over three years!


Tickets:  $10 in advance; $15 at the door.

Advance reservations - call VBS at (818) 788-6000 by noon on Friday, June 23rd.

An oustanding evening of choral music to a wonderful audience!  Both choral groups were at their top level af performance for conductors Nick Strimple and Chris Hardin.  The concert was dedicated to Dr. Richard A. Braun, Chairman and Founder of the Jewish Music Commission, for his devotion to music in all its genres, and for his many years of support for the Los Angeles Zimriyah Chorale.


William Sharlin (1920 – 2002)

Shalom Aleichem

Sim Shalom

Nick Strimple

Leshoni Konanta Adonai

Max Helfman (1901 – 1963)



Arnold Schoenberg (1874 – 1951)

Schein uns, du liebe Sonne

Maurice Browda (1908- 1965)


George Gershwin (1898–1937)

The Jolly Tar and the Milkmaid

Los Angeles Zimriyah Chorale


Aminadav Aloni (1928 – 1999)


Karmit Bar-Lev

Kol Adonai Al HaMayim

Valley Beth Shalom Congregational Choir


Joseph Leonard (1903 – 1979)

May the Words of My Mouth

Craig Taubman, arr. by Chris Hardin

Az Yashir Moshe

Jonathan Aaron


Los Angeles Zimriyah Chorale


Chris Hardin

Eil Melech Yosheiv

Aminadav Aloni (1928 – 1999)

Go, Eat Your Bread

Combined Choirs