Kol Emet: The Jewish Music Project, is Beth Emet's music committee dedicated to providing the congregation and greater Chicago Jewish community with rich Jewish musical experiences through concerts, lectures, Sermons in Song, and by bringing in popular Jewish artists of different styles for special Kabblat Shabbat Services. Kol Emet will be a sponsor of the following mucial events in 2017/2018:
Kabbalat Shabbat with Sermon in Song: Lech L’Cha: Exploring Jewish Music Through Journey
with the Adult Choir and Pianist Barb Wertico
Friday, October 27 at 6:30 p.m. (Shabbat Oneg at 5:45 p.m.)
with Steven Chaitman
Friday, January 26, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. (5:45 p.m. Shabbat Oneg)
Kahal songleader Steven Chaitman leads a Shabbat Service for an evening of some of his most spirit-filled compositions.
Kabbalat Shabbat with Cantor Jeff Klepper
Friday, March 9, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. (5:45 p.m. Shabbat Oneg)
Former Beth Emet Cantor and influencer of American
Jewish music returns for artist-in-residence. Kol Emet will sponsor this Service featuring the Adult Choir.
Sunday, April 8
Works by Darius Milhaud will be performed by Rembrandt Chamber Players, Cantor Susan Lewis Friedman, and Dr. Klaus Georg.
Priya Darshini and Max Zbiral-Teller of EPICHORUS
Friday, April 13, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. (5:45 p.m. Shabbat Oneg)
Kabbalat Shabbat Services infused with contemporary songs based on of the ancient sounds of India, Egypt, Greece, and Syria.
Kol Emet Shabbat
Kol Emet Shabbat will on May 4, 2018. It will be a celebration of Israel’s 70th Birthday featuring a commission by an up-and-coming Jewish Songwriter, written for use in our worship services. Last year’s winner has been featured in Erev Rosh HaShanah services sung by our choir, and for various kabbalat Shabbat services throughout the year.
Stay tuned for more information on how to support this wonderful music committee by going to the hit musical Hamilton!
Become a subscriber to Kol Emet: The Jewish Music Project’s 2017/2018 season.
For $100 you will receive a pair of tickets to all events this year. To become a subscriber contact Wendy or call 847-869-4230 ext. 306.