Erin Wright, Author at Polyphony
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Author: Erin Wright

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner][vc_empty_space height="32"][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]This December, the Galilee Chamber Orchestra makes its debut in North America! Led by pianist and conductor Saleem Ashkar, the Orchestra brings together Arab and Jewish musicians from throughout...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]We are delighted to announce that Polyphony alumn Yamen Saadi won first place in violin at the 32nd annual Aviv Competition last Thursday. The competition, hosted by the America-Israel Cultural Foundation, draws a superb field of Israel's...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Polyphony’s first-ever Liturgical Music Festival took place this weekend in Nazareth with performances from the Hannover Collegium Vocale Choir, the Galilee Chamber Orchestra, the Tel Aviv Collegium Singers, the Israeli Brass Quintet, and the...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="grid" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner width="2/3"][vc_empty_space height="20"][vc_column_text]The Polyphony Quartet recently performed in Los Angeles, Palo Alto, Tiburon, and New York. Violinists Yamen Saadi and Edi Kotlyar, violist Yoav Yatzkan and cellist Mahdi Saadi gave concerts in the Los...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner][vc_empty_space height="75"][vc_column_text] This month, the Polyphony Quartet brings together violinists Yamen Saadi and Edi Kotlyar with violist Yoav Yatzkan and cellist Mahdi Saadi for a series of performances on the US West Coast in Los Angeles...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="grid" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner][vc_empty_space height="20"][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="grid" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner width="2/3"][vc_column_text]This summer, the Galilee Chamber Orchestra performed in Europe for the first time, giving concerts in four...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner][vc_empty_space height="60"][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Polyphony is thrilled to announce that the Russell Berrie Foundation is generously supporting the Galilee Chamber Orchestra’s first European tour this summer. Bringing together musicians from all over...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]In March, musicians from the Polyphony Conservatory Orchestra and the Choir School of Education in Hasharon Beach came together for the second weekend of their annual collaboration and performance. The musicians combine into a small...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner][vc_empty_space][blockquote text="Those guys are absolutely fantastic. Ibrahim is very talented, where did he come from I don’t know, it doesn’t matter. - Chaim Taub" show_quote_icon="yes" width="85"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Last week, Keshet Eilon Music Center hosted the spring...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="60"][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Polyphony is delighted to announce two generous grants to develop the Scholar-in-Residence Seminar program into a multi-year initiative. The Diane P. & Guilford Glazer Fund of the Jewish Community Foundation of Los...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner width="2/3"][vc_empty_space height="32"][vc_column_text]Polyphony is very grateful to receive generous funding in the amount of $100,000 from the Louis L. Borick Foundation to develop a multi-year curriculum for Alhan. The program’s annual model has been successful...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]The Zevulun Regional Council, located in the Haifa District between the cities of Haifa and Nazareth, is expanding its partnership with Polyphony: now, all four of the region’s elementary school will participate in Alhan. There...