Hebrew College’s School of Jewish Music and the Miller Center for Interreligious Learning & Leadership invite you to experience “Sweet Sounds of Peace” performed by the IMILONJI KaNTU Choral Society from Soweto, South Africa.
The evening will include a mix of the choir’s Jewish and African pieces. Kol Arev, Hebrew College’s music ensemble, will join the chorus for one of the pieces. Before the 7:30 p.m. concert, the IMILONJI KaNTU Choral Society will conduct an open workshop from 4-6 p.m.
Founded in 1988 in Soweto, the choir was the first to express the struggle of the people in Apartheid South Africa in an organized musical context. The choir was there at the site of the struggle, at protest rallies, funerals of victims of Apartheid and commemoration services. It became the serenading voice of hope for the many families that felt isolated by the system. When South Africa gained independence, the choir spread a message of reconciliation to the new nation of South Africa and was a messenger of good news to the countries it visited.
The workshop and concert are open to the public. The workshop is free; the concert is $10. Email email@example.com to make a reservation for the workshop, and click “Go” to purchase tickets for the concert.+ More... - Less...
* Registration closes on November 7th
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