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Music & Song

Gain a deeper appreciation for classical music and attend a performance. Sing harmonies with the AJU Choir. Learn about the stories behind the great composers of American popular song. Join us to explore the joy of music and song and its lasting impact on our lives.

  • AJU Choir

    AJU Choir

    The AJU Choir invites you to raise your voice in song and deepen your appreciation of the vast richness of Jewish music. Weekly rehearsals include vocal techniques and warm ups, musicianship, sight singing and song repertoire review. Our lively rehearsals are student centered, with active participation from all choir members to encourage skill growth. The choir participates in Shabbat and Holiday services and performs at venues throughout Los Angeles. Read More

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  • The Great American Songbook

    The Great American Songbook

    Berlin, Gershwin, Rodgers and Hart, Hammerstein and more – their shows, their songs, their lives have a unique place in American life and culture. This class focuses on the legacy of their work and their contributions to the Great American Songbook. Read More

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  • Listen, Laugh & Learn - November

    Listen, Laugh & Learn - November

    Here is a chance to listen to our rich Jewish heritage through Ellis' extensive collection of Israeli, Yiddish, Jewish comedy, folk and popular music cd's, cassettes and LP's -- not to mention his mp3's. His collection includes some of the greatest Cantors, comedians, shows, dance music; even songs recorded by non-Jewish artists. Ellis' knowledge of the recordings and stories about his life in Jewish music are comedy are the "glue" that makes this class a winner! Read More

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  • Zubin Mehta & the Los Angeles Philharmonic

    Zubin Mehta & the Los Angeles Philharmonic

    As Music Director for Life of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta has conducted over three thousand concerts with this extraordinary ensemble, including tours spanning five continents. He will end his tenure with the IPO in October 2019, more than 50 years after his debut. Mehta was the Music Director of the New York Philharmonic for 13 years, the longest in the orchestra's history. Since 1985, he has been chief conductor of the Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino in Florence. Zubin Mehta is also a beloved former Music Director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra and he returns to Los Angeles for a classic combination of Mozart and Bruckner, featuring the latter's powerful but poignantly unfinished final symphony. Read More

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  • Zubin Mehta & the Los Angeles Philharmonic - Lecture Only

    Zubin Mehta & the Los Angeles Philharmonic - Lecture Only

    As Music Director for Life of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta has conducted over three thousand concerts with this extraordinary ensemble, including tours spanning five continents. He will end his tenure with the IPO in October 2019, more than 50 years after his debut. Mehta was the Music Director of the New York Philharmonic for 13 years, the longest in the orchestra's history. Since 1985, he has been chief conductor of the Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino in Florence. Zubin Mehta is also a beloved former Music Director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra and he returns to Los Angeles for a classic combination of Mozart and Bruckner, featuring the latter's powerful but poignantly unfinished final symphony. Read More

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  • Listen, Laugh & Learn - December

    Listen, Laugh & Learn - December

    Here is a chance to listen to our rich Jewish heritage through Ellis' extensive collection of Israeli, Yiddish, Jewish comedy, folk and popular music cd's, cassettes and LP's -- not to mention his mp3's. His collection includes some of the greatest Cantors, comedians, shows, dance music; even songs recorded by non-Jewish artists. Ellis' knowledge of the recordings and stories about his life in Jewish music are comedy are the "glue" that makes this class a winner! Read More

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