Aşkina

Aşkina

Yunus Emre Institute President Dr. Seref Ates and Public Relations Director Casey Coskun present flowers to piano soloist and Apricot Music & Art Founder Dr. Ayşe Taşpınar Gatenyo, LAJS Founding Artistic Director and Conductor Noreen Green, and ney/oud soloist...
A Patchwork of Cultures – 2022

A Patchwork of Cultures – 2022

Our 2022 Patchwork concert was a huge success! Take a look at some highlights from the show below. Maestra Green conducts the LAJS for the 2022 Patchwork concert. Soloist Gustavo Hernández García performs the popular Spanish folk song “Cielito...
Violins of Hope

Violins of Hope

Renowned violin soloist Lindsay Deutsch opens the concert with a moving performance of “Hatikva” Lindsay Deutsch and Maestra Green deliver a stirring rendition of John Williams’ “Theme” from Schindler’s List LAJS violinist Jonathan Rubin performs on the...
Women’s Voices, Women’s Souls

Women’s Voices, Women’s Souls

Concertmaster Mark Kashper captivates the audience during “Hannah” from Andrea Clearfield’s Women of Valor Grammy Award-winner Hila Plitmann dazzles the audience with Andrea Clearfield’s “Miriam’s Dance” Featured composer...
A World of Jewish Music

A World of Jewish Music

Concertmaster Mark Kashper was featured prominently throughout the eveningNikka Gershman-Pepper and Noreen celebrate a successful World Premiere of Nikka’s “Respiro”Our LAJS orchestra is together again after a nearly 18 month hiatus from live performingWorld-renowned...
A Patchwork of Cultures 2019

A Patchwork of Cultures 2019

Cantor Marcelo Gindlin and Conductor Noreen Green share the joy of “Cielito Lindo.”4th and 5th graders from 15 different schools joined our “Patchwork” program this year.Our youngest performer of the day, Eden Kontesz, sings “Ocho Kandelikas!”Teaching Artists Leslie...