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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.

  • The Great American Songbook

    The Great American Songbook

    This very exciting class tells the stories behind the music of Berlin, Gershwin, Porter, Sondheim, and the many composers and lyricists who wrote the American songbook. Kari explains how the shows were written, the secrets behind the hits and the misses. A fun-filled informative class on theatre and music where the students are encouraged to ask questions and share their theatre experiences. Sometimes, with her pianist, and guest artists, the classroom is filled with the music of Broadway. Read More

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  • 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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  • Dudamel and the LA Philharmonic

    Dudamel and the LA Philharmonic

    This is a single lecture to increase your appreciation of classical music and prepare you for the concert experience, if you plan to attend. Chapman wil focus on the January 25 LA Phil concert program Stravinsky Fireworks Joseph Pereria: Concerto for Timpani and two percussion (world premiere, LA Phil commission) Brahms: Symphony No 1 Read More

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  • Listen, Laugh & Learn - February

    Listen, Laugh & Learn - February

    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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  • Listen, Laugh & Learn - March

    Listen, Laugh & Learn - March

    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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