Joshua Jacobson

Joshua Jacobson, Founder and Artistic Director of the Boston Zamir Chorale, is a man of contrasts. A passionate composer, musician, educator and scholar, he also possesses the gift of public relations savvy. It is this unusual combination that Jacobson employs to fulfill one of his life's goals, disseminating Jewish culture through the extraordinary historical depth and richness of Jewish choral music [more about Dr. Jacobson]

Click on a selection below to hear an interview with Joshua Jacobson, conducted in January 2000 by JHOM Managing Editor, Jennifer Turvey, in New York.
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THE CHORALEZamir symbol
The beginnings of the Zamir Chorale of Boston: Camp Yavneh, 1960's

The Artistic Director and the chorus

All about Jewish choral music

In the footsteps of the original Lodz Ha-Zomir Chorus

Internationalizing the Jewish choral legacy

A wide range of instrumental accompaniment

The chorus of the Jewish community

The choral arrangement: bringing out the essence of the song

Raising the quality of Jewish choral music



Artistic family, Jewish studies and music, current projects

The thrill of teaching, conducting, researching, and composing

For more information about The Zamir Chorale of Boston, visit their web site:

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