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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 Pearl Fishers

This season, the JCCO together with soloists from JAMD will be performing highlights from George Bizet‘s Opera, The Pearl Fishers. This Opera, written before Carmen, contains some of the most beautiful and touching music that Bizet has written. The story … 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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Yes/No Questions

As I was suggesting a new exercise the other day, one of the students asked: Why do we need to do it? We know it already. ”I was confused for a moment. Usually I encourage my students to ask questions, … Continue reading

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Yield

In our last lesson, we watched the film Tous les matins du monde (All the mornings in the world) starring Gerard Depardieu and his son Guillaume. The film is about the Viola da Gamba virtuoso Marain Marrais and his relationship … Continue reading

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