JLive with Joshua Jacobson

JLive is our series of virtual cultural experiences. Meet some of the best Boston area talent, telling their Jewish story through art.

Joshua Jacobson is an award-winning composer and conductor. Before retiring in 2018, Dr. Jacobson served 45 years as Professor of Music and  Director of Choral Activities  at  Northeastern University. He is also Visiting Professor and Senior Consultant in the  School of Jewish Music at  Hebrew College, and the founder and director of the  Zamir Chorale of Boston, a world-renowned ensemble, specializing in Hebrew music. He has conducted workshops on choral music for various groups and has guest conducted a number of ensembles, including the Boston Pops Orchestra, the New England Conservatory Orchestra and the Boston Lyric Opera Company. He has also written articles on various aspects of choral music, and over one hundred published compositions and arrangements. He is the conductor and host of the PBS film, Zamir: Jewish Voices Return to Poland. Dr. Jacobson’s book,  Chanting the Hebrew Bible: The Art of Cantillation, published by the Jewish Publication Society in 2002, was a finalist for the National Jewish Book Award.

Watch Joshua on JLive from Friday, March 11, 2022



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