Rising Song Intensive

December 22-25, 2019

SAMPLE SCHEDULE - SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Sunday 12/22

Monday 12/23

Tuesday 12/24

Wednesday 12/25

7:30-8:45

Shaharit - Chanukah!

With BJ Community

7:30-8:45

Shaharit - Chanukah!

With BJ Community

7:30-8:45

Shaharit - Chanukah!

8:30-9:15

Breakfast

8:30-9:15

Breakfast

8:30-9:15

Breakfast

9:15-10:10

Plenary Session - Nigun Circle

Joey Weisenberg

9:15-10:30

Plenary Session - Nigun Circle

Joey Weisenberg

9:15-10:30
Plenary Session - Nigun Circle
Joey Weisenberg

10:15-12:00

One Nigun, Many Faces: Round Robin Study with the Rising Song Residents

1) Eitan Kantor

2) Rebekka Goldsmith

3) Gedalia Penner

4) Sam Tygiel

10:45-12:00

Elective Sessions

Option 1:
Yearning to Grow: Chabad Nigunim
Rena Branson

Option 2:
Tefillat haLev: the Prayer of the Heart
Rebekka Goldsmith

Option 3: 
Becoming the Song
 Anat Hochberg

Option 4:
How can we bless God? The meaning(s) of Barukh Atta Hashem 
Elie Kaunfer

Option 5:
Making Space for PRAISE
Jessi Roemer

10:45-12:00

Elective Sessions

Option 1:

Selected Songs of The Breslov Chasidim
Binyomin Ginzberg

Option 2:

The Jewish Mantra 
Shira Kline

Option 3:

Inhabiting a Song
Batya Levine

Option 4:

Daily Prayer: Violence,  Visualization and Liberation 
Aviva Richman

Option 5:

"The Right Fit" - Crafting and choosing melodies as a Prayer Leader/Song Writer
Josh Warshawsky

12:00-12:50

Lunch

12:00-12:50

Lunch

12:00-12:50

Lunch

12:40-1:00

Minhah

12:40-1:00

Minhah

12:40-1:00

Minhah

1:00 - 1:45

Plenary Session - Group Hallel

Yosef Goldman,  with Joey Weisenberg & Deborah Sacks Mintz

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1:55 - 3:10

Elective Sessions:

Option 1:
Songs Nona Taught Me and other Treasures to Open the Mouth, Soften the Heart and Stir the Imagination

Aviva Chernick

Option 2:

Mizrahi Sacred Songs (Piyutim)—From Pulpit to Pop Chart
Galeet Dardashti

Option 3:
Preparing for Encounter
Yosef Goldman

Option 4:
Leading With a Drum
Basya Schechter

Option 5:
(TBD)
Deborah Sacks Mintz

1:00-4:00

Tracked Learning Part I

Option 1:

RHYTHM SOUL TRAIN. Embodying the Beat 

Richie Barshay

Option 2:

The Seed of My Song – a Vocal Intensive
Aviva Chernick

Option 3:
Integrating Sephardi/Mizrahi Vocal Repertoire Artfully and Respectfully
Galeet Dardashti

Option 4:

Tefillah Leadership Track

Yosef Goldman & Deborah Sacks Mintz

Option 5:
Around the Velt (World) in 6 hours: Traditional Song and Diasporic Innovation

Basya Schechter

1:00-4:00

Tracked Learning Part II

(See Tuesday Tracked Learning)

5:00-5:30

Registration

3:30-4:30

Plenary Session
Hadar Ensemble

5:30 - 7:00

Opening Plenary, Orientation, and Candlelighting

Joey Weisenberg, Yosef Goldman, and Mordy Labaton

4:30-5:15

Closing  Circle and Candlelighting

Core Faculty

4:15-5:15

Closing  Circle and Candlelighting

Core Faculty

4:15-4:30
Small Groups

4:30- 5:30

Closing  Circle and Candlelighting

Yosef Goldman and Co.

7:00-7:45
Dinner

5:20-5:35

Arvit

5:20-5:35
Arvit

5:30-7:00
Dinner and Optional Jam Session

7:45 - 9:00

Closing Circle

Joey Weisenberg

9:05-9:20

Arvit

Free evening with suggested optional programming:

8:00 (Doors Open 7:30)

Classic LP Night at Yiddish New York, led by Yoshie Fruchter (Hadar Ensemble)

At Town and Village Synagogue, 334 E 14th St

6:30 - 8:00

Optional Evening Programming

Open Melody Share

Hadar’s Rising Song Residents

7:30-9:30

Joey Weisenberg and Hadar Ensemble in Concert!

FREE ADMISSION FOR HRSI PARTICIPANTS