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L'Chaim! A Taste of Jewish Music from Abayudaya and Bosnia
mon21jun7:30 pmmon8:30 pmL'Chaim! A Taste of Jewish Music from Abayudaya and Bosnia
(Monday) 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Virtual on Zoom
The Colorado Hebrew Chorale presents the third program of its new season series, “L’Chaim!
The Colorado Hebrew
Chorale presents the third program of its new season series, “L’Chaim! A Taste of Jewish Music from – Anywhere Mon.
June 21 7:30 pm (MDT) on Zoom. The Chorale enthusiastically greets returning guest Nick Page who will present a
program of Jewish music and life from Abayudaya (Uganda) and Bosnia.
Page is a Boston-based musician, composer, choral conductor and
author best known for his song leading. In the 1980s he was a
conductor with the Emmy Award winning Chicago Children’s
Choir. Since 1990, he has led Boston’s Mystic Chorale, a chorus that
breaks down the hierarchy, bringing in their audiences – both singing and
dancing along. He has guest-conducted around the globe, among
them three of the four Carnegie Halls (Pittsburgh, New York, and
Scotland). His choral works have premiered everywhere from humble school
assemblies to Lincoln Center. Author of three books, Nick has
also published nearly 100 diverse choral pieces. Of special note to Jewish
choral devotees, Nick’s works include settings in Hebrew and
Ladino. Nick works with children and adults to awaken their love of
singing. He also works with educators, both classroom teachers and
music specialists, offering teacher workshops foster creativity and compassion,
making the emotions come alive. These workshops range from
multicultural themes to the integration of music into academic subjects such as
science, reading and history.
lover and teacher of world music, Nick has studied with Joseph Shabalala from
South Africa’s Ladysmith Black Mambazo as well as musicians from Chile, India,
Bulgaria, Israel, West Africa, Ireland and America’s many roots
traditions. He is the recipient of the Zamir Choral Foundation’s
Hallel V’Zimrah Award and has been a frequent guest at the North American
Jewish Choral Festival. More information about Nick can be found at www.nickmusic.com
The L’Chaim! series was inaugurated in August
2020 by the Colorado Hebrew Chorale. Past sessions have included Jewish
music and food from Tel Aviv, Morocco, India, Anatevka, Sighet (Romania), Kazablan
Argentina Summer Camp, and Dreamland.
L’Chaim! offerings are free and open to the public, but registration is
required. Participants receive the Zoom link, song sheets, and recipes. A NEW
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THIS SECOND SERIES at website.
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