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Items by Carol Kozak Ward

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Classified ad: Open Rehearsals and Auditions: Colorado Hebrew Chorale and Kol Nashim
   The Colorado Hebrew Chorale's 21st season will commence with an open rehearsal on Monday evening, Aug. 18, 2014, 7:30-9:45 p.m., at Congregation Hebrew Educational Alliance (HEA), 3600 South Ivanhoe Street, Denver CO 80237. Qualified singers are sought in all voice parts, and no knowledge of H...
Concert: An Evening of Remembrance featuring the Colorado Hebrew Chorale
   The Colorado Hebrew Chorale presents "An Evening of Remembrance" on Monday evening, May 12, 2014, 7 p.m., at Congregation Beth Evergreen, 2981 Bergen Peak Drive, Evergreen, CO 80437. This program, which is free and open to the public, will feature selections from the Chorale's repertoire: Esse...
Comment: Re: Appropriate? Use of sign language to augment music
hi, Katherine- Most of the choristers I know would agree that having them learn some ASL and integrating signing into their performance would not have as great an impact as employing a professional interpreter to sign for someone in the audience who is deaf or hearing impaired. I know this is...
Borrowing request: Need to borrow
Item: Didn't My Lord Deliver Daniel Composer/Arranger/Edition: SSA+SATB, arr. Moses Hogan Starting: April 2014 For: October 14, 2014 Copies: 30 Willing to rent: No  Looking to borrow 30 copies (preferably within CO) of Didn't My Lord Deliver Daniel, SSA SATB arr. Moses Hogan for upcoming Colora...
Concert: Colorado Hebrew Chorale presents program of musical remembrance for International Holocaust Memorial Day
   In conjunction with global observances marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day (1/27), the Colorado Hebrew Chorale will be presenting a program of musical remembrance at Niwot High School, Niwot, Colorado, on Wednesday evening, Jan. 29, 2013, 7 p.m. Joining the Colorado Hebrew Chorale o...
Concert: Second Annual Holiday Program at Childrens' Hospital, Aurora
The Colorado Hebrew Chorale will be presenting its second annual Holiday Program on Sunday morning, Dec. 22, 2013, 11 a.m. at Children's Hospital, 13123 E. 16th Avenue, Aurora CO 80045, with a repeat performance at noon. This final salute to Chanukah will feature lively music by the Colorado Hebre...
Concert: Colorado Hebrew Chorale presents fourth annual community Chanukah celebration, "Festival of Lights" in downtown Denver
 Join the Colorado Hebrew Chorale at its fourth annual community Chanukah celebration, Festival of Lights, on Wed. eve., Dec. 4, 2013, beginning at 5:30 p.m., at the McNichols Civic Center Building, 144 West Colfax Street, in downtown Denver. The program, which is free and open to the public, fea...
Concert: Colorado Hebrew Chorale presents Kristallnacht Commemorative program in Boulder
On Saturday evening, Nov. 9, 2013, at 7 p.m., the Colorado Hebrew Chorale will mark the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht ("Night of Broken Glass") with a special commemorative program, featuring selections encompassing the music of the Holocaust, in Yiddish, Hebrew, and English, as well as a prese...
Concert: Annual Sing-Along in the Sukkah
Singers and listeners are invited to join the Colorado Hebrew Chorale at our annual Sing-Along in the Sukkah program, taking place this coming Monday evening, Sept. 23, 2013, 7:30 p.m., at a private residence in Denver. Sukkot is a fall holiday on the Jewish calendar marked by enjoying meals and fes...
Concert: Colorado Hebrew Chorale presents annual Summer Sight-Singing Romp
After a year's hiatus, the Annual Summer Sight-Singing Romp is back! Join us for an evening of instant music-making with area singers and conductors, an eclectic repertoire, a tribute to the late Frank Sitchler, father of the "Romp", and more! Info: www.coloradohebrewchorale.org. RSVP:(303)355-0232...
Borrowing request: Va Pensiero
Item: Va Pensiero Composer/Arranger/Edition: Verdi Starting: Monday, 29 July 2013 For: one night only Copies: 60 Willing to rent: No  After a one year hiatus, the Colorado Hebrew Chorale is looking forward to presenting its annual Summer Sight-Singing Romp on Monday evening, 29 July 2013, 7:30 ...
Comment: Re: Choral repertoire suggestions?
How about Handel's Judas Maccabaeus?
Announcement: Colorado Hebrew Chorale features choral work by child Holocaust survivor Osi Sladek at annual Holocaust Remembrance Day program
  The Colorado Hebrew Chorale will be presenting It Is Written, a stirring anthem of hope, as part of the upcoming annual Holocaust Remembrance Day tribute on Sunday morning, April 7, 2013, 10 a.m. at Congregation Hebrew Educational Alliance, 3600 South Ivanhoe St., Denver, Colorado. The melody for...
Concert: Colorado Hebrew Chorale program at Limmud Colorado Feb. 10
  For the second consecutive year, the Colorado Hebrew Chorale and music director, Carol Kozak Ward, will be one of the presenters at Limmud Colorado, the state's single largest annual weekend conference devoted to informal Jewish learning for adults. The Chorale's program, T'filah ("Prayer"), fe...
Concert: Colorado Hebrew Chorale in concert at History Colorado Center
   Join the Colorado Hebrew Chorale at History Colorado Center, downtown Denver's newest museum, for a family-friendly program on Sunday afternoon, December 23, 2012, 2 p.m, featuring lively selections from the Colorado Hebrew Chorale's holiday repertoire in Hebrew, Yiddish, Ladino, and English....
Concert: Colorado Hebrew Chorale presents third annual "Festival of Lights"
  The Colorado Hebrew Chorale, in partnership with Four Mile Historic Park, is pleased to present its third annual community Chanukah celebration, Festival of Lights at Four Mile Historic Park, which will take place on Monday evening, Dec. 10, 2012, starting at 5:30 p.m. (doors open at 5 PM) in G...
Concert: Essential Music of the Holocaust: History and Hope
  The next performance of Colorado Hebrew Chorale takes place this Sunday, November 4, 2012, 2 p.m.,in Laramie, WY, at the University of Wyoming. The Colorado Hebrew Chorale will be presenting a free program, Essential Music of the Holocaust: History and Hope in conjunction with Holocaust Remembr...
Concert: Annual Daniel Pearl Music Days program: Evening of Hebrew Round-Singing in the Sukkah
  The Colorado Hebrew Chorale presents its annual free musical program, the Evening of Hebrew Round-Singing in the Sukkah, on Thursday evening, October 4, 2012, 7:30 p.m., at the Hebrew Educational Alliance, 3600 South Ivanhoe Street, Denver CO 80237. Sukkot, the Jewish Holiday of Booths, which b...
Comment: Re: Famous people who sang in church choir
It seems that the current published list of "famous" individuals is limited to singers/actors/ performers, both past and present, which is fine in and of itself. I'm surpised that Dianna DeGette, Congresswoman (D) from Denver, CO, has not yet been mentioned. She has been and continues to be a prou...
Comment: Re: Seeking unusual works for Female Choir
hi, Sarah- You may want to consider "I Never Saw Another Butterfly," Charles Davidson's SSA setting of the poetry of Terezin, the so-called "model" concentration camp designed by the Nazis during WWII. April 2013 will mark the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising. Good luck with your...
Comment: Re: Your favorite off-the-radar pieces
Psalm settings in Hebrew:   Psalm 23-Simon Sargon Psalm 146-Salamone Rossi Psalm 150-Louis Lewandowski
Comment: Re: Questions about Salamon Rossi and Hebrew
hi, Marie-    Just to clarify: 1. The texts of Barekhu and Keter come from the Jewish liturgy, and are still in use today in Jewish worship. 2. The words used in Elohim Hashivenu come from Psalm 80, and have also been employed in worship. Good luck (L'hatslakha Raba) with your upcoming p...
Comment: Re: Folk music
hello, Amy-    Joshua Jacobson has a lovely arrangement of (Ladino) Adio Kerida. You should also review the comprehensive repertoire list that is available on the website of the Zamir Chorale of Boston. Good luck with planning your program! Carol Kozak Ward
Concert: "A Fine Romance: Jewish Songwriters, American Songs 1900-1960"
   The Colorado Hebrew Chorale presents "A Fine Romance: Jewish Songwriters, American Songs" on Sunday afternoon, February 26, 2012, 2 p.m., at St.Thomas Episcopal Church, 2201 Dexter Street, Denver. This performance features classics from the great American songbook, as well as from Broadway, H...
Comment: Re: It's THAT time!
Thanks, Thomas! In the spirit of inclusion, and as it is also "just in time for Chanukah" (which is the name of the program that the Colorado Hebrew Chorale is doing on Sunday afternoon, 12/18; FYI-the first night of Chanukah is Tuesday evening, 12/20/11), let me wish you and your choristers much ...
Comment: Re: Looking for ideas and arrangements - Men vs. Women
What time of year will this program be taking place? For winter months, I'd recommend any of the choral arrangements of "Baby, It's Cold Outside."
Concert: Colorado Hebrew Chorale presents Festival of Lights at Four Mile Historic Park
   The second annual Chanukah celebration, Festival of Lights at Four Mile Historic Park, featuring the Colorado Hebrew Chorale takes place on Tuesday evening, Dec. 20, 2011, corresponding to the first night of Chanukah.  Four Mile Historic Park is located at  715 South Forest Street, Denver C...
Announcement: Shiru! A Participatory Singer's Workshop with Baysa Schechter
  The Colorado Hebrew Chorale announces the launch of Shiru! (Sing!), the first of two participatory singer's workshops being held during its 2011-2012 season, on Sunday evening, December 4, 2011, 7 p.m., at the Mizel Museum, 400 South Kearney Street, Denver CO 80224. Baysa Schechter, acclaimed s...
Comment: Re: Quick-learn Hannukah Song
Some other suggestions:   In Ladino: Joshua Jacobson's SATB arrangement of Ocho, Kandelikas (available through Transcontinental, Hal Leonard) In Yiddish: Zalmen Mlotek's setting of Boruch Oto   for fun: Jacobson's arrangement of Lehrer's "Chanukah in Santa Monica" and/or Matthew Lazar'...
Concert: Colorado Hebrew Chorale "Essential Music of the Holocaust"
  The Colorado Hebrew Chorale performs selections from its acclaimed program, "Essential Music of the Holocaust" in the Grand Teton Ballroom at the University of Wyoming (Laramie, Wyoming) on Sunday afternoon, Nov. 13, 2011, 2 p.m. The performance, featuring singers and instrumentalists from the ...
Comment: Re: A cappella extended work for High School mixed choir
Interested in doing anything in Hebrew? Do you know about Israeli composer Yezhekel Braun's setting of chapter 3 of the biblical Song of Songs?
Comment: Re: Repertoire of Kern and Weil
Thanks to all who reminded me of the correct spelling of Kurt Weill's last name (wish I had a better excuse than the oft-quoted Porter lyric: "too darned hot").   Ethan, I am very familiar with Kurt Weill's Kiddush and how wonderful a setting/piece that is.   Thank you, Michael, for ment...
Forum message: Repertoire of Kern and Weil
I am interested in YOUR suggestions of arrangements of songs (ballads, humorous, no matter)for chorus (a capp or w/piano and/or other instruments) by Kern and Weil in conjunction with a program ("A Fine Romance: Jewish Songwriters, American Songs") I am doing in March, 2012. Many thanks-Carol Koza...
Comment: Re: Sacred choral music with bass-baritone solo
hi, Tim- Two additional suggestions: 1. any or all of the 5 movements of Ernest Bloch's Sacred Service? 2. "Rejoice, O Judah" aria from Handel's Judas Maccabeus, which leads into the "Halleluyah, Amen" chorus. Carol Kozak Ward, Denver CO coloradohebrewchorale.org    
Concert: Annual Summer Sight-Singing Romp 2011
Join the Colorado Hebrew Chorale, area singers and choral directors on Monday evening, June 27, 2011, at the Hebrew Educational Alliance, 3600 South Ivanhoe St., Denver CO, for an evening of instant music making. Featured works include Eric Whitacre's "Five Hebrew Love Songs", choruses from Handel...
Comment: Re: Works to go with Bach Magnificat
Back in 1985 I was involved in a performance of two "Magnificat", one by Bach, and the other by Berio. It rocked!
Comment: Re: Chamber Choir Suggestions
hi, Tod- I have many repertoire suggestions in Hebrew, Yiddish, and Ladino (Judeo-Spanish), from Salamone Rossi (Renaissance) to the present day. Let me know what kind of programs you are planning (seasonal? other themes?), and what other resources you have available (pianist, soloists, percussi...
Forum message: Repertoire recommendation(s): SATB arrangements-"Take My Out to the BallGame"
 I am seeking recommendations of your favorite SATB arrangements(accomp and/or a capp) to these classics: "Take Me Out to the Ball Game", "White Christmas", music from "Three Penny Opera," "Annie Get Your Gun," "Show Boat" for a program in Spring 2012. If you believe 32 bars from one particular a...
Borrowing request: borrow Milhaud "Sacred Service"
Item: Sacred Service Composer/Arranger/Edition: Darius Milhaud Starting: to be performed in 2012 For: 2011-2012 Copies: 30 copies Willing to rent: No  
Comment: Re: Music of Three Faiths
Shalom, Linda-Sounds like a wonderful plan! Please send me a pdf or a scanned program , or a final list of the repertoire you've decided to use. best-carol Carol Kozak Ward, Founder and Music Director Colorado Hebrew Chorale
Concert: L'Chaim: A Celebration of Jewish Music for the New Year
   The Colorado Hebrew Chorale, together with the Music and the Arts at St. Thomas, presents "L'Chaim: A Celebration of Jewish Music for the New Year" on Sunday afternoon, Jan. 30, 2011, 3 p.m., at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 2201 Dexter Street, Denver CO 80207. The programs includes works in H...