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Jerusalem of Gold: Songs and Tales from Jerusalem

With Elad Kabilio

Discover the beautiful Israeli songs of the holy city Jerusalem. Elad Kabilio will take you on a musical journey of the streets of Jerusalem, its famous sites and fascinating history with songs from the founding days of Israel to this day. Featuring an exciting mix of liturgical songs, war-time songs, pop songs and more, we will celebrate the city of gold and its people.

Elad Kabilio is celebrated by the New York Times for “his vibrant playing full of texture and nuance”. Israeli Cellist Elad Kabilio has dual career as performer and lecturer. He currently teaches at the famed Manhattan School of Music and gives lectures through the concert series MusicTalks. Elad is a popular presenter on music at our JCCU. 

Presented by the IAC OfekHub Enrichment (IAC Israeli American Council)

For information and to register click here

5 times on Monday
Apr 19 - May 24
8:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Except: May 17
Call For Info
40TRJG01S1


5 times on Monday
Apr 19 - May 24
8:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Except: May 17


Call For Info
40TRJG01S1

Thurnauer Ukulele Class (Virtual)

Ages 9+ (including adults) – intermediate level

If you’re looking for a fun and easy instrument to play, the ukulele is the perfect choice.  Students who have acquired the basics of ukulele playing will further their learning about strumming patterns, proper technique and finger movements, fingerpicking patterns, chords and efficient chord changes.  Students can contact the instructor regarding purchase of ukuleles, electronic clip-on tuners, and other items.  Families welcome to join together.  Class size limited to 6 families.

15 times on Wednesday
Feb 24 - Jun 16
8:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Except: Mar 31, Apr 21
Call For Info
$370.00 Member
$410.00 Public
50UKUI01W1


15 times on Wednesday
Feb 24 - Jun 16
8:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Except: Mar 31, Apr 21


Call For Info
$370.00 Member
$410.00 Public
50UKUI01W1

For information, please call 201.408.1466.

Thurnauer Symphony Orchestra (Hybrid)

An excellent intergenerational educational and nurturing environment where students gain a strong understanding of orchestral music and develop their ensemble skills. Virtual learning for symphonic repertoire includes weekly rehearsals, sectionals, workshops, discussions and playing assignments. Students come together at the start of rehearsal or at assigned times for each section of the orchestra. Sectional workshops focus on score studying, analysis and form, and interpretation skills. Students learn how to practice more effectively, attain proficiency in their own parts, grasp and appreciate what other players are learning in their parts, and listen to and read from scores. They learn to work with recordings, as a professional recording artist would work with a click track. Weekly projects, which involve listening, practicing and writing, provide a follow-up to lectures and discussion groups. Winners of an annual concerto competition perform in a special concert. 
 
Audition required for new students. Contact Robyn Searles at rsearles@jccotp.org to schedule an audition.

PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER BELOW UNLESS YOU HAVE BEEN ACCEPTED INTO THE ORCHESTRA.

15 times on Wednesday
Feb 10 - Jun 9
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Except: Feb 17, Mar 31, Apr 21
Call For Info
$385.00 Member
$430.00 Public
50CTSO01W1


15 times on Wednesday
Feb 10 - Jun 9
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Except: Feb 17, Mar 31, Apr 21


Call For Info
$385.00 Member
$430.00 Public
50CTSO01W1

For information, please call 201.408.1466.

SHIRAH Community Chorus (Virtual)

SHIRAH is one of the largest independent Jewish adult choruses in the United States. Led by conductor Marsha Bryan Edelman, Shirah specializes in the performance of the full spectrum of Jewish choral music in Hebrew, English, Yiddish and Ladino. It consists of a blend of singers from northern New Jersey and the New York metropolitan area. SHIRAH performs regularly at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades, and has been featured in many concerts in the U.S. and Israel, including Avery Fisher Hall, the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, and Bergen PAC. SHIRAH also performs annually at the North American Jewish Choral Festival and in synagogue concerts in the tri-state area.

Everyone is welcome. No experience necessary. For more information, email the SHIRAH manager at shirah@jccotp.org.

36 times on Tuesday
Oct 27 - Jun 29
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Call For Info
$200.00 Member
$220.00 Public
50MSHI01F0


36 times on Tuesday
Oct 27 - Jun 29
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM


Call For Info
$200.00 Member
$220.00 Public
50MSHI01F0

For information, please call 201.408.1466.

Thurnauer Symphony Orchestra (Hybrid)

An excellent intergenerational educational and nurturing environment where students gain a strong understanding of orchestral music and develop their ensemble skills. Virtual learning for symphonic repertoire includes weekly rehearsals, sectionals, workshops, discussions and playing assignments. Students come together at the start of rehearsal or at assigned times for each section of the orchestra. Sectional workshops focus on score studying, analysis and form, and interpretation skills. Students learn how to practice more effectively, attain proficiency in their own parts, grasp and appreciate what other players are learning in their parts, and listen to and read from scores. They learn to work with recordings, as a professional recording artist would work with a click track. Weekly projects, which involve listening, practicing and writing, provide a follow-up to lectures and discussion groups. Winners of an annual concerto competition perform in a special concert. 
 
Audition required for new students. Contact Robyn Searles at rsearles@jccotp.org to schedule an audition.

PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER BELOW UNLESS YOU HAVE BEEN ACCEPTED INTO THE ORCHESTRA.

30 times on Wednesday
Oct 7 - Jun 9
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Except: Nov 25, Dec 23, Dec 30, Feb 17, Mar 31, Apr 21
Call For Info
$740.00 Member
$820.00 Public
50CTSO01F0


30 times on Wednesday
Oct 7 - Jun 9
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Except: Nov 25, Dec 23, Dec 30, Feb 17, Mar 31, Apr 21


Call For Info
$740.00 Member
$820.00 Public
50CTSO01F0

For information, please call 201.408.1466.