Stern College for Women Music
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500 West 185th Street
New York,NY 10033
The study of music has been at the heart of the humanities since the beginning of the Common Era. Stern College for Women music courses are designed to give students in any field experience with the pleasures of music study and performance. Courses present the basic tools of music theory (counterpoint, harmony and analysis) and knowledge of music history and offer experience in composition. Performance in chamber ensembles, chorus and/or jazz band is encouraged, and to that end, credit is offered to both majors and minors studying an instrument with a private instructor.
Notable Alumni Include:
Faculty Info: Daniel Beliavsky, Stanley Dorn, David Glaser, Jonathan Schapiro, Marcia Young.
Registration Now Open For National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's SOUL TO SOUL
January 05, 2021
The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) production of Soul to Soul, the electrifying and emotionally captivating theatrical concert that explores the parallels between African American and Jewish music, will be presented virtually this Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
Second Stage Theater Announces New Board of Directors Trustees
October 05, 2020
Second Stage Theater has announced new Board of Trustees members Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Mia Campbell, Dre Taylor Lindsay, Alice Pacthod and John Sorkin. They join the board as the company celebrates its 42nd season, returning to stages in the spring of 2021.
Center for Jewish History Receives NEH CARES and Other Relief Funds for Humanities
August 10, 2020
The Center for Jewish History (the Center) has been awarded four significant COVIDa?'19 emergency relief grants totaling more than $400,000 to offer new services addressing the crisis, and to support its mission of preserving and providing access to the largest collection of Jewish history in the world outside of Israel.
Adam Kantor, Sasha Velour and More Take Part in Online Jewish Queer Pride Event
June 25, 2020
Pride celebrations will go on this year for LGBTQ+ Jews with a virtual iteration of Jew York Pride, a collaboration between Out at the J of the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan and major Jewish LGBTQ organizations of New York and around the country.
off the WALL Announces Regional Premiere of THE WOMEN WHO RODE AWAY
January 24, 2020
off the WALL productions is announcing the regional premiere of The Women Who Rode Away part of the Carnegie Stage Performance Series.
Israel Film Festival In LA Announces Programming, Filmmaker & Actor Attendees
October 30, 2019
THE 33rd ISRAEL FILM FESTIVAL in Los Angeles, the largest showcase of Israeli cinema and television in North America, will present from November 12th a?" 26th over three dozen award-winning Israeli films, documentaries, short films and television series as well as in-person appearances from 25 of Israel's most acclaimed filmmakers and talent. This encompasses two World Premieres, fifteen U.S. Premieres, six West Coast Premieres and five Los Angeles Premieres, announced today Israel Film Festival Founder/Executive Director Meir Fenigstein.
Israel Film Festival in LA Announces INCITEMENT as the Opening Night Film
October 24, 2019
THE 33rd ISRAEL FILM FESTIVAL in Los Angeles, taking place November 12th – 26th, will present the U.S. Premiere of Incitement at its Opening Night Gala. Incitement is the winner of the Ophir Award for Israel's Best Feature Film of 2019 and Israel's Official Selection to the 2019 Academy Awards for Best International Feature Film. The Gala on November 12th at the Steve Tisch Cinema Center at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills will also honor two illustrious filmmakers: six-time Academy Award-winning producer Arthur Cohn with the 2019 IFF Lifetime Achievement Award as well as chair of WestEnd Films and Incitement producer Sharon Harel–Cohen with the 2019 IFF Achievement in Film Award, announced today Israel Film Festival Founder/Executive Director Meir Fenigstein.
INCITEMENT to Open the 33rd Israel Film Festival
October 24, 2019
THE 33rd ISRAEL FILM FESTIVAL in Los Angeles, taking place November 12th a?" 26th, will present the U.S. Premiere of Incitement at its Opening Night Gala. Incitement is the winner of the Ophir Award for Israel's Best Feature Film of 2019 and Israel's Official Selection to the 2019 Academy Awards for Best International Feature Film. The Gala on November 12th at the Steve Tisch Cinema Center at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills will also honor two illustrious filmmakers: six-time Academy Award-winning producer Arthur Cohn with the 2019 IFF Lifetime Achievement Award as well as chair of WestEnd Films and Incitement producer Sharon Harela?"Cohen with the 2019 IFF Achievement in Film Award, announced today Israel Film Festival Founder/Executive Director Meir Fenigstein.
SOMEBODY FEED PHIL Star Comes to the Center for Jewish History
October 04, 2019
Everybody knows Phil Rosenthal loves to eat. Star of the Netflix hit series, Somebody Feed Phil, and co-creator of Everybody Loves Raymond, Phil circles the globe to taste the best local cuisine. So what will we feed Phil when he visits the Center for Jewish History for the next CJHTalks? With hundreds of vintage Jewish cookbooks to choose from in the collections of the Center's five partner organizations, we'll serve up a few historic concoctions (Crisco Recipes for the Jewish Housewife, anyone?). Tablet Magazine's Marjorie Ingall joins Phil on November 4 at 7 pm for a tantalizing taste test, along with a mouthwatering conversation about Phil's fabulous food forays, his favorite Jewish meals, and the two key ingredients of his phenomenal show-biz success.
The Center for Jewish History Presents HAMILL AND HABERMAN-STORIES OF NEW YORK
July 31, 2019
On September 8th at 3 pm at the Center for Jewish History, the celebrated storyteller sits down with another notable New Yorker and his former New York Postcolleague: Bronx native and acclaimed New York Times reporter Clyde Haberman.
OUT OF THE BOX: STORIES FROM THE DEPTHS OF THE ARCHIVES Series Premieres at the Center for Jewish History
May 21, 2019
It was a historic moment when Sidney Franklin stepped into a bullring in Mexico in 1923. Dressed in a glistening costume and wearing fine slippers, the Brooklyn-born son of Russian Jewish immigrants was about to launch a multi-decade career as the world's first Jewish bullfighter. "El Torero de la Torah" would go on to a life of great celebrity and - as a closeted gay man - deep secrecy, yet his story has receded into relative obscurity over time. So when Rachel Miller began to sort through the boxes of the Sidney Franklin Collection held by the American Jewish Historical Society at the Center for Jewish History, she was amazed.
Yeshiva University Students Challenge Assumptions In Their Spring Production Of DUCK HUNTER SHOOTS ANGEL
April 03, 2019
DUCK HUNTER SHOOTS ANGEL, the uproarious and thought-provoking comedy, will be performed by the men of Yeshiva University at the Schottenstein Theater in Washington Heights.
Parthenia Viol Consort Presents BY THE WATERS OF BABYLON
February 18, 2019
Parthenia, New York's premiere viol consort, will be in concert on Sunday, March 10 at 4:00 PM, performing By the Waters of Babylon (Al Naharot Bavel), with ARTEK vocal and instrumental ensemble at The Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street in Manhattan. Al Naharot Bavel is a co-presentation of Yeshiva University Museum and Stern College for Women.
Ken Davenport Eager to Bring Harry Belafonte Story to Broadway
February 04, 2019
Producer Ken Davenport (Once on This Island, Spring Awakening) has obtained the Broadway stage rights to the life story of the great American singer, songwriter, actor and activist, Harry Belafonte.
NYC Premiere Of Chaim Potok's OUT OF THE DEPTHS
January 07, 2019
When famed author Chaim Potok was inspired to write about another legendary Jewish writer, the result was Out of the Depths, Potok's first and only original play. Based on the extraordinary life and work of S. Ansky, author of the world renowned play, The Dybbuk, Out of the Depths was recently published for the first time in The Collected Plays of Chaim Potok. Now, in celebration of its publication and the 100th anniversary of Potok's birth, the Center for Jewish History will host the New York premiere of Out of the Depths with a staged reading on Sunday, February 3rd at 2:00 pm.