Choir Project

Do you like to sing and have some experience in singing in choirs? Then KADYA is for you!

KADYA is a YSW-collaboration with the youth choir "Voices of Peace" from Israel, based at the Arab-Jewish Community Center of Jaffa. The project is designed for singers from Weimar and YSW who are under the age of 21 (target age group is 12 - 18).

Alan Bern, Yair Dalal, Shereen Daniel and Diana Matut and  will work with the KADYA choir in Jaffa and Weimar from June 28 to July 17 (dates may still vary), with concerts in Jaffa and Weimar. We will sing new songs composed by Alan Bern with lyrics by Kadya Molodowsky, a wonderful and well-known Yiddish poet.

Are you in the right age group and want to participate? Then write an email to project manager Andreas – andreas.schmitges@othermusic.eu – and we'll keep you posted about the project. More detailed information will be posted hear by the end of January.

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KADYA Youth Choir – call for guest families (July 8-17)

Would you be interested in hosting a member of the Israeli girls’ choir "Voices of Peace" from Jaffa during their ten-day stay in Weimar? If so, please contact andreas.schmitges@othermusic.eu.

The girls (ages 12 to 18) are coming to Weimar to work on a joint project with singers of the Schola Cantorum. The program features original songs by Alan Bern to poems by the Polish-Jewish teacher Kadya Molodowskyi. This special performance by the world’s first Arab-Israeli-Weimarian choir will mark the opening, on July 15, of the 17th Yiddish Summer Weimar.