Elana Arian Welcomes Shabbat

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Elana Arian (Photo: Sasha Arutyunova)
Elana Arian (Photo: Sasha Arutyunova)

Join us for a community-wide celebration with Elana Arian. We will thank our teachers for another great year at TBA.

Elana Arian is one of the leading voices in contemporary Jewish music. A composer, multi-instrumentalist and recording artist, Elana inspires communities across the country with her soulful songwriting and spirit. She recently released her third album of original music, “A Spark of Light,” a collaboration with Grammy-winning producer Ben Wisch.

Elana has served on the faculty of both Shirei Chagiga in London and the Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion in New York, working as a teaching artist in the Debbie Friedman School of Sacred Music. In addition to her work as a guest artist-in-residence for communities across the United States, Elana spent 12 years in residence in the Friday worship ensemble at Central Synagogue. She has performed at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Tanglewood and perhaps, most memorably, five separate appearances at the Obama White House.

Raised on equal parts Mozart, Mingus and Mitchell, Elana studied conducting and violin, jazz guitar and songwriting at Yale. Elana has appeared on NPR’s “Soundcheck,” as well as on PBS’ “Finding Your Roots.” A sought-after studio musician, Elana also maintains a busy recording schedule, working with such varied artists as Peter Yarrow, Dirty Projectors and Catie Curtis. She also held the guitar chair in the smash revival of “Sweet Charity” starring Tony award-winner Sutton Foster.

When not performing, recording or writing, Elana spends her time chasing her daughter, Maya, around Brooklyn with her wife, Julia.

Dinner reservations are now closed, but the Service is open to all.  RSVP is not required for the service. For more information, contact Claudia Folkman.

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Friday, June 7, 2019, 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Temple Beth Avodah
45 Puddingstone Ln
Newton, MA 02459
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