Arizona Jewish Post mentions ‘A Grave in the Air’

In the Arizona Jewish Post a new entry was published today about the YomShoah commemoration ‘A Grave in the Air’ featuring the Leo Smit composition I finished for this occasion: http://azjewishpost.com/photo-gallery/in-focus-2012-april-june/: ‘More than 400 people attended the community-wide Yom HaShoah Commemoration, “A Grave in the Air: A Musical Remembrance,” on Sunday, April 22. Organized by…

‘We live in testament to your creative humanity.’

During the Holocaust commemoration ceremony in Tucson, a moving responsive reading by Lena Rivkin was held that reminded me of post war discussions on the role of art in relation to the Holocaust. The very theme of the commemoration was art as an essential part of human existence. So many artistic talents were lost… Holocaust…

Arizona Jewish Post publishes article on commemoration featuring my arrangement of Leo Smit’s String Quartet

The Arizona Jewish Post published an article on the Yom HaShoah remembrance that took place April 22nd. http://azjewishpost.com/2012/tso-strings-to-perform-at-yom-hashoah-remembrance/ The text of the article: Sixteen members of the Tucson Symphony Orchestra will perform the work of Leo Smit, a Dutch Jewish composer killed in the Holocaust, at the community’s annual Holocaust commemoration, “A Grave in the…