Monday, June 8, 2015

YBA Kinor David wins 1st Place in NY Jewish Music Festival

YBA Kinor David Jazz Ensemble
performing at the NY  Jewish Music Festival
The Kinor David Jazz Ensemble won First Place in NY Jewish Music Festival on June 7th, from among 32 performers at the Symphony Space Theatre. The packed audience enjoyed an electric performance of Rabbi Moti Hershkop's original composition, "Hashem, Ma Rabu Zaray."

Rabbi Hershkop heads the YBA Kinor David musical yeshiva high school in Israel, which trains young musicians for advance matriculation in musical studies, and a lifetime and careers that combine music and Jewish spirituality.

YBA KInor David Jazz Ensemble at OZ
The five boys in the ensemble spend the weekend as guests of Congregation Ohab Zedek on the upper West side, where Rabbi Hershkop acted as Hazzan and gave a guest sermon.

This is the first time that any of the Israeli boys has been in New York. They will provide the musical background ambiance at the AFYBA 36th Annual Gala at Guastavino's on Wednesday evening.

The ensemble will be performing tonight, June 8th, at Talia's Steakhouse on the Upper West Side from 7:30 till the lights go out....Come join the fun!

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