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HaZamir Providence

Conductor: Cantor Brian Mayer

Coordinator(s): Lilly Wolfgang

Contact Email: [email protected]

Teen Leader(s): Dahlia Weller, Isa Wolfgang, Yasha Kanig

Contact Phone: (401) 331-1616x 22

Rehearsal Day: Sunday

Rehearsal Location: Temple Emanu-El

Address: 99 Taft Avenue, Providence, RI

Conductor Bio:

Brian J. Mayer, cantor of Temple Emanu-El in Providence, since 1989, has been a HaZamir conductor for 16 years. He is the proud father of 4 sons, all of whom sang in HaZamir and the HaZamir Chamber Choir. In his Temple, he has established a music department that includes three choirs, The Shabbat Chai Band and a klezmer band. In 2009, he was the Artistic Director of the award winning Shining Through Broken Glass: A Kristallnacht Concert, which featured Leonard Nimoy. Cantor Dr. Mayer, a recognized scholar of Hazzanut (cantorial music), is also Associate Professor of Jewish Music and Dean of the School of Jewish Music at Hebrew College, in Newton, MA. Prior to his appointment at Hebrew College, he taught for 14 years at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York as Assistant Professor of Hazzanut.

Zamir Choral Foundation
475 Riverside Drive, Suite 1948
New York, NY 10115

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(212) 870-3335

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HaZamir is a program of the Zamir Choral Foundation
Matthew Lazar, Founder and Director