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Prayer Leader Summer Institute: Class Schedules

June 6 – 23
Liturgy of the Three Festivals 
Instructor: Rabbi Dr. Debra Reed Blank
Mondays -- Fridays, 9:30 am – 12:00 pm (no classes on Fridays June 9 and June 23)

June 6 – 23
Nusach (Traditional Prayer Chant) for the Three Festivals
Instructors: Cantors Brian Mayer and Becky Khitrik
Mondays and Wednesdays, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:00 - 3:00
(additional sessions on Fridays June 9 and 23, 9:30 am – 12:00 pm)

June 6 – July 11
Liturgical Hebrew
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:30 – 5:00 pm
(prerequisite of intermediate-level Hebrew skills; contact the SJM for details)

June 26 – 30
Torah Cantillation (Trope) for the High Holidays
Instructor: Cantor Vera Broekhuysen
Monday – Friday, 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
(prerequisite knowledge of Torah cantillation required; see course description)

July 3 – 7
Cantillation (Trope) for Haftarah
Instructor: Cantor Vera Broekhuysen
Monday – Friday, 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
(prerequisite knowledge of Torah cantillation required; see course description)

July 3 – 12
Accompanied Repertoire for High Holidays
Instructors: Cantors Marcie Jonas and Michael McCloskey
Mondays and Wednesdays, 1:00 – 5:00, Tuesdays and Thursdays 1:00 – 3:00 (no class on Tuesday, July 4) 

July 10 – 14
Pedagogy of Music: Facilitating Tefillah
Instructor: Cantor Ken Richmond
Monday – Friday, 9:30 am – 12:00 pm (no class on Thursday, July 13)

Thursday, July 13
One-day Singing Communities Workshop
Instructor: Joey Weisenberg
9:30 am – 5:00 pm 

July 24 – 28

JEWISH WORLD MUSIC WEEK

Monday -- Jewish Music of Iraq and Yemen
Instructor: Cantor George Mordecai and Zafer Tawil

Tuesday-- Jewish Music of India
Instructor: Rahel Musleah

Wednesday -- Jewish Musical Influences of Spain and Argentina, and Ladino Repertoire
Instructors: Joel Bresler, Cantor Elias Rosemberg, Lisle Kulbach

Thursday and Friday -- The Musical World of Eastern Europe,
Instructor: Hankus Netsky

Each day, Monday – Thursday, includes three sessions:  9:30 am – 12:00 pm, 1:00– 3:00 pm, and 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm.  On Monday, the second afternoon session from 3:30 - 5:00 will be replaced by an early evening concert with Cantor Mordecai, Zafer Tawil and special guests. Friday will only include a morning session, 9:30 -12.

Students may attend the entire week, or choose individual days, or attend only morning sessions. 

Food will be available for purchase during the lunch break.

CONTACT ADMISSIONS

Marcia Spellman
Recruitment and Enrollment Coordinator
617-559-8622
mspellman@hebrewcollege.edu



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