Wednesday, July 29 RUACH, Inc. is presenting a concert entitled “Jewish Spirit: Works on Jewish Themes and by Jewish Composers,” at 7:00 p.m. in Youth Arts Hall of the Milwaukee Youth Arts Center, 325 W. Walnut St. Jewish spirit, or ruach, is inherent any time a Jewish composer composes a piece, and is embraced many times that a composer writes a piece […]
Spring 2015 RUACH partnered with Yeshiva Elementary School (YES) to provide art classes to students in K4-2nd grade. The classes, held at YES, were held on Sundays from March through June and were taught by Milwaukee-based artists, Ms. Anne Kaiser and Ms. Judith Kaiser. Each class began with a brief lesson in art history, introducing students to famous artists and styles […]
Thursday, June 11 RUACH, partnering with Yeshiva Elementary School (YES), implemented a new music education program in 2014-15, provided through RUACH’s Core Partner Programming and supported by the Gene and Stephanie Klurfeld Fund of the Jewish Community Foundation of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation. Beginning in the winter and running through the spring of 2015, the program provided a vocal instruction and choir rehearsals […]
Click here On April 12, approximately 200 people enjoyed a free community concert featuring Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (MSO) Principal Clarinet, Todd Levy, joined by acclaimed pianist, Jeannie Yu, performing Jewish-composed and themed works by composers including Bernstein, Finzi, Kovacs and David. This annual concert, funded by a bequest to the MSO, was produced by the MSO, RUACH and Sarah Chudnow […]
December 18, 2014 Approximately 300 people enjoyed a rollicking night of spirited Yiddish and Klezmer music with The Flying Camels: Adam Margolis, Rick Aaron, Josh Richman, Linda Siegel and Guy Fiorentini. The concert took place at The Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center on Thursday, December 18.
Understanding Struggle Through Music: A Jewish Perspective – September 2, 2014 On September 2, RUACH, Inc. kicked off its 10th anniversary celebration with a concert featuring a performance by the Philomusica String Quartet. The concert, entitled Understanding Struggle Through Music: A Jewish Perspective, featured music by composers Hans Krása, Sholom Secunda and Dmitri Shostakovich. Approximately 125 people were in attendance, […]
RUACH and one of its Core Partners, the Jewish Home and Care Center (JHCC), have been bringing art and music programming to JHCC residents through the Rubin Sharpe Tribute Series for almost three years now. This program was made possible by a bequest left to the Jewish Home and Care Center Foundation by Rubin Sharpe, of blessed memory, the grandfather […]
This photograph was taken by Leon Cohen and originally appeared in the June 2014 edition of the Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle. It is reprinted with permission. Thank you to all who attended RUACH’s two successful performances of Igor Stravinsky’s ‘The Soldier’s Tale’ at the Milwaukee Youth Arts Center on May 19. The morning show was performed before more than 200 students […]