Singing Communities Intensive 2018

December 24-27, 2018

Monday 12/24

Tuesday 12/25

Wednesday 12/26

Thursday 12/27

7:45-8:30

No SCI Shaharit

BJ has Shaharit services at 7:30

Shaharit

Shaharit

Shaharit

8:30-9:15

Breakfast

Breakfast

Breakfast

Breakfast

9:15-10:35

Opening Nigun Singing

Joey Weisenberg

Nigun Singing

Joey Weisenberg

Nigunim and Piyutim

Joey Weisenberg and Roly Matalon

9:15-10:00

Nigun Singing

Joey Weisenberg

10:45-12:00

Orientation and Introductions - The Role of Music in our Lives

Option 1:
Bringing it Home: Starting and Maintaining a Nigun Circle in your Community

Renna Khuner-Haber and Lisa Stein

Option 2:

Arabic Sounds in Jewish Prayer

Zach Fredman

Option 1:

Lessons of the Heart: Songs with

Batya Levine

Option 2:

A Taste of Yemenite Song

Anat Hochberg

10:05-12:00

Option 1:
Everyone is a Teacher, Everyone is a Learner: Building Co-Created Singing Spaces + Open Melody Share

Batya Levine and Ilana Lerman of Let My People Sing!

Option 2:

Attuning Leadership: Musical-Spiritual Exercises for Organizational Development

Daniel Langenthal and Joey Weisenberg

12:00-12:45

Lunch

Lunch

Optional lunch discussion - Healing Music Post-Pittsburgh

Facilitated by Lizzi Heydemann

Lunch

Optional Information session on the Rising Song Institute and Residency

Katharine Baker

Lunch

12:40-1:00

Minhah

Minhah

Minhah

Minhah

1:00-2:20

Option 1:

Diving for Light: Unleashing the Spark Within

Jessi Roemer

Option 2:
Sustaining the World Each Day: A Niggun for the Second Blessing of the Amidah

Rabbi Aviva Richman

Tracked Learning

  1. Davening Leadership - Deborah Sacks-Mintz

  1. Rhythm in My Bones -  Richie Barshay

  1. Singing through Chaos - Aviva Richman

  1. Spontaneous Musical Creations - Jessi Roemer

Tracked Learning

(See Tuesday Tracked Learning)

1:00-3:00

Chant and Response: Singing Communities and the Judeo-Iraqi liturgical tradition

George Mordecai (& Zafir Tawil)

2:30-4:00

Option 1:

Songful Tefila: The Weaving of Melody and Prayer

Deborah Sacks Mintz

Option 2:

Baghdadi-Indian Melodies

Rahel Musleah

3:00-4:00

Closing Program

4:15-5:00

Nigun Singing

Joey Weisenberg and SCI Faculty

Va'ani Ashir Uzecha, Sing Your Strength

Josh Warshawsky and Joey Weisenberg

Nigun Singing

Yosef Goldman and Joey Weisenberg

Closing Nigun Session

Joey Weisenberg et al

5:05

Arvit

Arvit

Arvit

5:00-6:30

Arvit and Dinner

7:30-9:00

Joey Weisenberg and Hadar Ensemble in Concert!

FREE ADMISSION FOR SCI PARTICIPANTS