“The Sound of Jewish Music Is Always in My Ear.”

Seattle Symphony concertmaster Noah Geller brings a lifetime of musical appreciation to his job.

04/09/2020 By Haley Shapley


Putting Israeli History to Americana Music

Seattle singer-songwriter Ben Fisher sings his way through the country's past.

07/16/2019 By Seth Sommerfeld

Artistic Sketches

The Maestro Among Us

Abraham Kaplan spent his life conducting alongside classical musical giants. Today, he lives a quiet life on Mercer Island.

06/25/2018 By Tova Gannana


Yasmin Levy Makes Music out of Madness

The Sephardic songstress has music in her blood.

09/12/2017 By Sarah Aroeste


Honoring Japanese Experiences of World War II through Music

Music of Remembrance's 20th season takes on the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and Japanese internment.

09/12/2017 By Boris Kurbanov

Artistic Sketches

David Broza Still Believes in Peace

At 61, Israel’s iconic musician continues to find faith in musical partnerships.

02/09/2017 By Emily K. Alhadeff


Performing History

An acclaimed Seattle musician ventures into the sounds of Russian Jews at the turn of the century.

12/01/2016 By GiGi Yellen


Romanza Rap

How a retired rabbi and a Mexican rapper are redefining the Ladino “romanza.”

04/01/2016 By Judy Lash Balint

The Set Table

Prep and Play

There’s more to Passover music than “Dayenu” and the annual release of corny parodies. These fun tracks will keep you company in the kitchen.



Song of Seattle

Move over, Macklemore. We’ve got the “Dreidel Song."

04/01/2016 By Pam Mandel


Destination: Vancouver

The Chutzpah! Festival is just one of the many reasons to pack your passport this winter for a visit to the city with Canada’s third largest Jewish population.

02/01/2016 By David Volk

Best of the City

The Best (and Worst) of 2015



Tradition Remixed

Inspired by old recordings and Mediterranean sounds, international band Baladino electrifies the Ladino language.

10/01/2015 By Boris Kurbanov


Conducting Success

Meet the maestro behind Bellingham’s symphony.

08/01/2015 By GiGi Yellen