Events Calendar

 

 

Apr
9
Sun
House of Israel Open House Sundays
Apr 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Jazz Duo Peter Sprague and Leonard Patton
Apr 9 @ 2:30 pm

“The Pleasure of Your Company” music series welcomes back the exciting jazz duo of guitarist Peter Sprague and Leonard Patton on vocals and percussion.
Peter Sprague studied classical and jazz guitar in Boston. He has recorded four albums with Charles McPherson and later established a long-standing performing and recording relationship with Chick Corea and has also performed and recorded with Dianne Reeves, Sergio Mendes, Hubert Laws, Billy Childs, and David Benoit. In addition to a prolific recording career, Peter has taught at the Musicians Institute in Hollywood and the California Institute of the Arts in Los Angeles and has published several books of his own works and teaching and of his transcriptions of Chick Corea’s piano compositions.
Leonard Patton was born to sing. As a college student, Leonard discovered his musical niche for jazz. He has also studied at the prestigious Berklee School of Music in Boston, where he further developed his musical abilities and fed his passion for jazz. Leonard’s rich, smoky voice, unique style and sensational scattin’ soon gained him entrance into San Diego’s jazz scene where he has performed and recorded with a number of notable artists.

Ching-Ming Cheng
Apr 9 @ 3:00 pm

A classically trained, award-winning piano virtuoso, CSUSM music professor Ching-Ming Cheng has an enthusiastic heart for sharing her profession with others. Dr. Cheng has been featured in solo and collaborative performances around the world. Don’t miss this inspirational celebration of the classical piano!

Classics 4 Kids Benefit Concert at Balboa Theatre
Apr 9 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Widely popular, and appealing to all ages, Time for Three joins Classics 4 Kids’ professional orchestra, The Classics Philharmonic, and Conductor Dana Zimbric in this special benefit concert to support music education in San Diego County.

Apr
12
Wed
Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Earne
Apr 12 @ 12:00 pm

Bring your own dairy lunch and discuss the week’s parasha with Rabbi Earne.

Apr
15
Sat
Shabbat Morning Torah Study
Apr 15 @ 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Come occasionally or come every week. These eclectic and lively discussions about the week’s Torah portion consider the text through traditional and modern commentaries, as well as through the lenses of history, ethics, sociology and psychology. Insightful and frequently provocative, Torah study at Beth Israel will prompt you to engage with the text in new ways. Young and old, scholars and beginners are all welcome. Bagels and coffee provided.
Gene Kelly: The Legacy, An Afternoon with Patricia Ward Kelly
Apr 15 @ 2:00 pm

In this unique, live one-woman show, Patricia Ward Kelly—his wife and biographer—gives us the story. Taking audiences behind the scenes, she presents an intimate portrait of this innovative artist, who gave us such iconic works as An American in Paris and Singin’ in the Rain.