Zemirot Database

Have you ever found yourself the guest at a Shabbis (Ashkenazi pronunciation of Shabbat, meaning sabbath) table when suddenly your hosts break out in zemirot (Jewish hymns, though folk song may be more appropriate in some instances) and, though the words may seem familiar, the tunes do not? Never fear, Zemirot Database to the rescue!…

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The Taste of Jewish Music

The Taste of Jewish Music Holidays, life cycle events and the seasons; all of these celebrations are enhanced with food and song. Savor a sampling of Jewish traditions from across the calendar and around the globe.

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Israel and America

Israel and America A musical comparison of the establishment of the modern State of Israel in 1948 and the founding of the United States in 1776. We juxtapose songs of patriotism, hope, nation building and dreams from two of the most successful democracies in the world.

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Hooray for Hollywood

Hooray for Hollywood The world of popular entertainment served as a path to success for Jewish immigrants and their children. We spotlight Jewish composers of stage and screen, from Irving Berlin through Richard Rogers to Billy Joel.

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Travis Yamamoto

Travis Yamamoto Pianist, Colorado Hebrew Chorale, Kol Nashim   Travis S. Yamamoto has worked as a pianist and/or musical director for Boulder’s Dinner Theatre, the Denver Civic Theatre, the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Miners’ Alley Playhouse, the Evergreen Players and the Colorado Hebrew Chorale. Mr….

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Carol Kozak Ward

Carol Kozak Ward Carol Kozak Ward, Founder and Music Director, Colorado Hebrew Chorale   For nearly forty years, Carol Kozak Ward has been active as an educator, performer, conductor and specialist in the Hebrew choral repertoire. Her most recent presentation,“The 4-H Club: Holocaust, Hanukkah, and High Holidays” took place at the North American Jewish Choral…

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