Alan Mason 25th Anniversary Concert

On Saturday evening, May 7, 2016, at 8:00 p.m., the Winter Jewish Music Concert and Temple Israel of Greater Miami will present a concert honoring Winter Jewish Music Concert Artistic Director Alan Mason for his 25 years of service to Temple Israel and the larger Jewish community. 


Honoring Alan Mason

On Saturday evening, May 7, 2016, at 8:00 p.m., the Winter Jewish Music Concert and Temple Israel of Greater Miami will present a concert honoring Winter Jewish Music Concert Artistic Director Alan Mason for his 25 years of service to Temple Israel and the larger Jewish community. 

Tickets are now on sale, and sponsorship opportunities are available. 

The Concert

The concert will feature dozens of singers of Jewish music from around South Florida. A very special guest will Anthony Mordechai Tzvi Russell, who recently performed with Alan Mason at Washington's Kennedy Center; Karina Zilberman, the Director of Jewish Family Life & Culture at New York’s 92nd Street Y and the creator of the famed Shababa program; the world famous Amernet String Quartet; and the Second Avenue Jewish Chorale. The evening will feature the world premiere of a special work of Jewish music commissioned in honor of Alan Mason. The composer is Michael Ochs, whose has had one of his compositions recorded by Josh Grobin and another which was named Song of the Year by the Gospel Music Association (Dove Award) and spent 14 weeks at the top of the gospel charts. The memorable evening will end with a gala dessert reception.

 

The Location 

The concert is performed in a glorious 1928 Moorish sanctuary, the oldest synagogue building in continuous use in Florida. The sanctuary is located in Miami's vibrant urban center, blocks from the Arsht Center, Wynwood, and Midtown. 

 


"It was truly a spiritually uplifting and cleansing experience. I left the concert feeling like this music was now somehow part of my soul." — Manny Perez

"The annual concert is recognized as one of the country's leading Jewish music concerts." — The Jewish Journal.