Mifgash Musicale is a summer institute for synagogue musicians of all types — singers,music directors, accompanists, choir directors, composers – anyone involved in Jewish music and the creation of services. A joint program of Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion in conjunction with the American Conference of Cantors and the Guild of Temple Musicians, Mifgash Musicale is designed for people who have some experience leading worship but want to engage in more in-depth study of a variety of subjects relevant to leading musical worship.
Our 2013 event will focus on the Festivals and takes place from July 28 – August 1.
Download the .pdf application for this year here:
Please note – you MUST be a GTM member to participate! Sign up here.
Here you will train one-on-one with some of the finest scholars, composers, musicians, and teachers within the Reform Movement. Faculty have included Composers Ben Steinberg, Bonia Shur, Sam Adler, and Josh Nelson, Rabbi Rick Sarason, Cantor Bruce Rubin, renowned accompanist Dr. Alan Mason, and many more.
The program runs through a three year cycle of education – Shabbat, High Holy Days, and Festivals and other holidays. The program for 2012 will focus on Shabbat.
No matter what year you choose, the course of study and the music learned will enrich all your musical services. It’s an experience not to be missed.