This workshop is postponed —Music has been described in Jewish mysticism as a universal key that can unlock even the most stubborn doors on the spiritual journey. Join Rabbi Matt as he leads us in sacred singing in the lineage of niggunim, wordless melodies that inspire, connect, and takes us beyond. No prior knowledge of the songs is necessary: just join the circle and sink in…
Important: If you are interested in attending this event please send an email to Elisheva at email@example.com. The number of people responding will determine the location for this event.
Please join Rabbi Matt and Kouskous (Gary Cohen and Amber Woods) for the first of hopefully monthly Jewish Music Jams on Wednesday, February 19, 7:30 to 9:00 pm at Congregation Emanu-El. Bring your instrument, music or just come and listen and keep a beat with some egg shakers. Some music will be provided.
Here are the “notes”Rabbi Matt has provided for the “keeners”! Continue reading Jewish Music Jam: “notes” from Rabbi Matt
February 19, 2020 7:30 to 9:30 pm—Please join Rabbi Matt and Kouskous (Gary Cohen and Amber Woods) for the first of hopefully monthly Jewish Music Jams on Wednesday, February 19, 7:30 to 9:00 pm at Congregation Emanu-El. Bring your instrument, music or just come and listen and keep a beat with some egg shakers. Some music will be provided.
Sunday, February 10, 2019 2:30—5:00 pm — Join us for a fun celebration of Sephardic Jewish Culture. Come learn about the history of Turkish Sephardic Jews, sample Sephardic foods and listen to Sephardic Music at Congregation Emanu-El on Sunday, February 10 from 2:30 to 5:00 pm. This is the third presentation in the Exploring the Sephardic Legacy series. Continue reading A Sephardic Celebración
October 25, 26, 28 at 7 pm 925 Balmoral Road — Soprano Miriam Kralil and the Aventa Ensemble will perform Ayre, a one-hour opera, composed by Jewish Argentinean Osvaldo Golijov and produced by Pacific Opera Victoria (POV). All three performances take place at The Baumann Centre, 925 Balmoral Road, Victoria at 7:00 pm on Thursday, Oct. 25, Friday, Oct. 26 and Sunday, Oct. 28. Ticket prices (general seating) Adult $35, Student $15. Limited tickets per show: purchase tickets from Pacific Opera Victoria Box Office, call 250-385-0222 or www.pov.bc.ca…
Continue reading Ayre: a song cycle by Osvaldo Golijov
On Sunday June 7, an appreciative crowd attended the Jewish Community Choir Evening of Jewish Music concert. The audience enjoyed the music and expressed genuine enthusiasm as they mingled with the choir after the performance and enjoyed refreshments. Here are a few photos from this lovely evening. Thank you, Penney and Frances Aknai for making these available.