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The Conservatory Chamber Orchestra performed excerpts from George Bizet’s opera “The Pearl Fishers”

The Academy Conservatory’s Chamber Orchestra, with stage direction by Ari Teperberg and conducted by Michael Klinghoffer, presented excerpts from Bizet’s “Pearl Fishers”. “The Pearl Fishers” is the story of two soul mates, Nadir and Zorga when their strong friendship is … Continue reading

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The Convervatory Orchestra, conducted by Dr. Michael Klinghoffer, on concert tour of Oslo, Norway, cooperates with the orchestra of a local conservatory

The Chamber Orchestra of the Academy Conservatory, conducted by Michael Klinghoffer, travelled to Oslo to meet with the youth orchestra of the prestigious Barratt Due Music School. Three concerts took place in the course of the week: one at the … Continue reading

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Youth yodeling – Georges Bizet: The Pearl Fishers

From Jerusalem Post – April 26, 2013 (p.22-23) Youth yodeling By BARRY DAVIS Teenagers from the Conservatory Orchestra of the Rubin Academy of Music and Dance learn about friendship, people and music from Georges Bizet’s ‘The Pearl Fishers.’ According to Dr. Michael … Continue reading

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The Quest

I love teaching The History Of Western Music class. This course is a one year survey for students who major in other areas such as jazz or classical Arab music. I somehow feel that I have more freedom, and instead … Continue reading

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An Event

To Racheli Galay Cellist Anner Bylsma wrote in his book, Bach, the Fencing Master, that children like art, they do not like culture[1]. As I see it, art belongs to the creator and culture belongs to the consumer. Last Thursday, … Continue reading

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Four Pillars

To Leland Means Early in my career I was teaching a high school student whose main interest was visual art. One day, her mother told me her daughter was worried that I was upset with her or frustrated because she … Continue reading

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Artist as Agent of Change

To Anna Shapira The Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance is one of the smallest academic institutions in Israel. Yet, within five years of its existence, the JAMD Community Outreach Program has twice received The Council of Higher Education Award. … Continue reading

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