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The Polyphony Concert on March 6th is part of a multi city tour in the US featuring two youth string quartets.  Each quartet consists of two Arab and two Jewish student musicians.   David Broza, Israeli singer song writer and a strong supporter of Polyphony, will play along with the student musicians. David Broza’s appearance with this group is exclusive to Dallas. 

Tickets on sale February 3rd – $40 general admission.

Polyphony is a not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to bridge the divide between Arab and Jewish communities in Israel by creating a common ground where young people come together around classical music.  Polyphony, uses the language of music to create the harmony of possibility. The programs supported by the Polyphony Foundation currently reach more than 4,000 Arab and Jewish young people and provide training and employment for over 40 faculty and teachers.

Polyphony’s Foundations’ co-founder and Director of Programming, Nabeel Abboud-Ashkar, received the Yoko Ono Lennon Courage Award for the Arts in 2012 for his work with the Polyphony Foundation.Dallas program Chairs, Betty Jo and David Bell and Rabbi Nancy Kasten, believe that bringing this group to Dallas offers our community a different and inspiring picture of Arab-Jewish relations in Israel.

Dallas area community partners include *
Aaron Family Jewish Community Center, Anti-Defamation League, Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra,Southern Methodist University Meadows School of the Arts, Temple Emanu-El Music Committee, Texas-Israel Chamber of Commerce, Wilshire Baptist Church,Yavneh Academy of Dallas.

Sponsors*
Carol and Steve Aaron, Alon USA, Betty Jo and David Bell, Louise and Jack Belzacki Bell,
Beverly and Malcolm Bonnheim,
Mickie and Jeff Bragalone,Drs Cynthia Schneidler and James Brodsky, Dabney and Richard Carlson,Vicky and Bill Chaney Rachelle and Paul Crane, Cobbie and Rick Danzansky, Susan and Greg Echt, Steven Egar,Judy and Ron Foxman, Julie and Matthew Feldman,Steve Garrelick, aurie and Greg Greenberg, Susan and Martin Golman, Anne and Wes Goyer,Terry and Barry Greenberg, Marica Grossfeld, Liz and Tom Halsey, Gigi and Willie Hornberger, Christine and John Kidwell, Amy and Harlan Korenvaes,Shirley and Michael Lobel, Janet and Tom McDougal, Karen and John Meder,
Lee and Paul Michaels, Ann and Michael Ochstein,
Barbara O’Neal, Elaine and Trevor Pearlman, Cheryl Pollman, Patty and Buzz Rochelle,Marty Rosenbaum, Marilyn Schnitzer, Schultz Family Foundation, Marla and Van Shaw, Shirley Kasten Memorial Fund, Michelle and Mike Sims,
Joan and Jerry Skibell, Joanie and Bruce Sostek, Renee, Paul and Stanley Family Fund for Jewish Culture, Rabbis Nancy Kasten and David Stern, Jackie and Peter Stewart,
Ann and Steve Stodghill,Temple Emanu-El Music Committee,
George Cameron Nash and Mark Willliams, Wilshire Baptist Church, Joel Ann and John Withers,Yavneh Academy of Dallas.
*as of February 19, 2014.


For information about sponsorships and community partnerships contact:  nkasten75229@yahoo.com or betbell@swbell.net

 clientuploads/camp 2014/Winter Camp2013/THE J logo tran BLUE.png For more information please contact Israel Engagement and Jewish Living Director
Rachelle Weiss Crane at rweisscrane@jccdallas.org or 214-239-7128.




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