Tag Archives: Music

Seniors Are People Too!

I was asked to celebrate the Seventh Day of Chanukah at a senior community several weeks ago. The Activities Director called me to find out what time I would get there to set up.  I also relayed to her what … Continue reading

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Ants In the Pants

Young children are a blast to teach.  I am having a great time at a school who asked me to come in and teach till the end of the year because their music teacher left. I have a very different … Continue reading

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A New Chapter, Is It Me?

On Saturday morning I led my first Jewish Meditation Service. It was a compilation of readings, chants, breathing, and visuals. What was exciting about this experience was that I wrote some of it, gathered some of the service from different … Continue reading

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Coming and Going

It has been such a long time since I blogged!  So much has been going on, I don’t even know where to begin! I guess I will start from where I lost my incentive to write due to loosing one … Continue reading

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A Proud Bubie

When I was going through my journey of becoming a Jewish Educator and Cantor, my dream was that I wanted my children and grandchildren to see me on the bima. Well, not only have my children seen me on the … Continue reading

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Interpreting Tchaikovsky

A couple weeks ago in my special needs Hebrew Day School, I played a video of Tschaikovsky’s 1812 Overture.  The kids, in all age groups were totally turned on by it!  I wrote down the feelings the Overture gave us … Continue reading

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Interpreting Gershwin

Today I took in George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue.  It was so well received!  The student’s listened, discussed, and when it was over, we interpreted.  I asked the kids if they were to draw a picture, translate the music to … Continue reading

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Yes to Drumming Circles!

A couple of months ago, I attended an Alzheimer’s conference since I am now working in a memory care facility.  It was extremely interesting and educational.  The last workshop was a drumming circle.  It was so much fun, relaxing, and … Continue reading

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From Classical to Tu b’Shvat

I keep on thinking about the first week back at school. It was wonderful, rewarding, hopeful, surprising, and more! At the South Florida Jewish Academy, I showed the students an old Tom and Jerry cartoon so they can see how … Continue reading

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From Classical to Tu b’Shvat

I keep on thinking about the first week back at school. It was wonderful, rewarding, hopeful, surprising, and more! At the South Florida Jewish Academy, I showed the students an old Tom and Jerry cartoon so they can see how … Continue reading

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