SOURCE: LimmudBoston

LimmudBoston

November 02, 2011 16:30 ET

LimmudBoston Is Alive With the Sounds of Music

Josh Nelson, Kol B'seder, Zamir Chorale, Sue Horowitz, Arnie Davidson & More

NEWTON, MA--(Marketwire - Nov 2, 2011) - LimmudBoston announces a musical line-up of world-class musicians, emceed by Aaron Freeman, from Chicago's Second City Comedy Troupe, in concerts spread throughout the day of LimmudBoston 2011. This year's celebration of Jewish lifelong learning will be held at Congregation Mishkan Tefila in Chestnut Hill, MA on December 4, 2011, from 9am to 9pm.

Beyond the music are 100-plus inspirational, educational and sensational learning opportunities, for beginners to scholars, the young and the young-at-heart.

At a mid-day concert, listen to:

  • Shoshana Jedwab and her band from New York City -- inclusive passionate percussion for listeners of all ages.
  • Julia and Ira Levin, known as "The Levins" -- authentic and soulful tunes, which fill their audiences with dance, joyous laughter and song.

At 4pm, participate in the Zamir Chorale Annual Open Sing:

  • The acclaimed Zamir Chorale of Boston holds its annual Open Sing. Participants, conducted by Joshua Jacobson, will have the opportunity to sing through the great choruses from Handel's Judas Maccabeus.

At 7pm, attend the headlining Evening Concert. The LimmudBoston 2011 evening concert will be emceed by Aaron Freeman of Chicago's Second City Comedy Troupe.

Featured musicians include:

  • Rocker Josh Nelson, whose unique brand of driving pop rhythm has made him the premier force in new Jewish music.
  • Kol B'Seder -- Dan Freelander and Jeff Klepper, known throughout the world for their contributions to the contemporary Jewish music scene.
  • Sue Horowitz, an energetic singer songwriter, with roots as a camp song leader. Sue comes from Coastal Maine. She will perform her signature Jewish worship music.
  • From Hartford, Connecticut, Arnie Davidson brings his warm and genuine contemporary Jewish worship music, delivering timeless messages in a unique blend of Hebrew and English lyrics, with melodies that will be with you all week.

There are additional sessions on Music and Meditation, Music & Social Conscience, the Aleph-Bet of Vibration, Chanting and Drumming.

Admission to all three concerts is included with general registration to LimmudBoston. Further information, with family rates and child care may be found at https://limmudboston.org/ Registrants are also invited to help out at this volunteer-run event Volunteer sign-up may be found at: https://limmudboston.org/Day-of_Volunteers_2011.html

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Steffi Aronson Karp
    Conference Co-Chair
    Email Contact
    617.299.1520