Safe Harbor Refugee Benefit for JFCS East Bay Featuring: The Qadim Ensemble

World Harmony Chorus opens

Monday, June 12, 2017, 7:30 pm
(doors open at 7:00 pm)

$30 general / $75 premium

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June 12 7:30 pm

There is tiered seating for this show. Please see seating chart below.

 

 

A special benefit concert for Jewish Family & Community Services East Bay’s services for refugees and immigrants. JFCS East Bay is one of three resettlement agencies in the East Bay, currently resettling Afghan, Iranian, Iraqi, and Syrian refugees, as well as LGBTI refugees from Africa and the Middle East. JFCS East Bay is also serving and supporting undocumented families fearing detention and deportation.

 

All money raised will support JFCS East Bay’s Refugees Welcome Fund and Undocumented Family Support Fund.

 

The concert will feature The Qadim Ensemble, led by Eliyahu Sils on the ney, with Rachel Valfer Sills on oud and lead vocals, Faisal Zedan on percussion, Naser Musa on oud and vocals, and Hamid Saeidi on santoor. The repertoire includes Arabic, Jewish, Turkish Sufi, Hebrew-Yemenite, Armenian, Ladino, and Moroccan music, celebrating the common musical and spiritual heritage of the region’s cultures.

 

World Harmony Chorus performs a cappella choral repertoire from a variety of ethnic sources and folk traditions, including urban jazz/gospel, humns from Madagascar and Zimbabwe, Appalachian shape-note singing, Eastern European kolos, and Venezuelan choral works.

 

 

 

 

visit The Qadim Ensemble website

visit the World Harmony Chorus Facebook page

 

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