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Experience Musical Excellence at the JCCGW

Polinger Artists of Excellence Concert Series
The JCCGW presents its 42nd season of rising stars and renowned artists in the 2013-2014 concert series that will delight and inspire. Musicians perform in the Gildenhorn/Speisman Center for the Arts intimate Kreeger Auditorium.

United States Air Force Band Chamber Players Series
Four Thursdays evenings in May, the JCC of Greater Washington presents free concerts in the Kreeger Auditorium with members of the United States Air Force Band in a variety of ensembles and musical genres.

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Langford/Brandon Jazz Quintet Thursday, May 1st
Celtic Aire Thursday, May 8th
Contemporary Music Ensemble Thursday, May 15th
Chee-Yun, Violin* Sunday, May 18th
Felsen Trio Thursday, May 22nd
Yotam Silberstein and Friends Tuesday, June 10th

Langford/Brandon Jazz Quintet

Thursday, May 1st
8:00 p.m.

Free RSVP

The JCC of Greater Washington presents the United States Air Force Band Chamber Players Series featuring the Langford/Brandon Jazz Quintet.

The Quintet, which consists of saxophone, trumpet, guitar, bass and drums, will play original selections by members of the ensemble, including a world premiere.  Other works will be modern jazz classics arranged by this combo.  Expect an exciting evening of modern jazz music that is sure to appeal to a wide range of jazz aficionados.

Celtic Aire

Thursday, May 8th
8:00 p.m.

Free RSVP

The JCC of Greater Washington presents the United States Air Force Band Chamber Players Series featuring Celtic Aire.

Celtic Aire returns to the Kreeger stage following their exciting November 2013 performance.  The premier folk ensemble of the Air Force, Celtic Aire performs classic melodies with refreshing new flavor.  From foot-stomping tunes to heart-warming ballads, these vocalists play it all while accompanying themselves on traditional Celtic instruments.

Contemporary Music Ensemble

Thursday, May 15th
8:00 p.m.

Free RSVP

The JCC of Greater Washington presents the United States Air Force Band Chamber Players Series featuring the Contemporary Music Ensemble.

The Contemporary Music Ensemble will perform 20th and 21st century works by Herbert Brun, Lucie Robert-Diessel, Marc Mellits, and John Adams, scored for a variety of instruments including flute, clarinet, saxophone, strings and percussion.

Chee-Yun, Violin*

Sunday, May 18th
7:30 p.m.

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“at once playful and passionate”
– Washington Post

Polinger Artists of Excellence Concert Series

Violinist Chee-Yun returns to the Polinger Artists of Excellence concert series after her sell-out concert at the JCCGW in October 2012.  Chee-Yun’s flawless technique, dazzling tone and compelling artistry have enraptured audiences on five continents.

* Note that pianist Alessio Bax will not be performing at this concert, as previously announced.

VITALI                                     Chaconne in G Minor
SAINT-SAËNS                      Sonata No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 75
FRANCK                                Sonata in A Major, M. 8
PIAZZOLLA                          Le Grand Tango

Master Class
Monday, May 19, 7 p.m.
Featuring Chee-Yun and Maryland Classic Youth Orchestra (MCYO) Students
Free RSVP

Felsen Trio

Thursday, May 22nd
8:00 p.m.

Free RSVP

The JCC of Greater Washington presents the United States Air Force Band Chamber Players Series featuring the Felsen Trio.

The Trio was formed to explore the beauty and diversity of music written for the unique combination of soprano, clarinet and piano. With its name taken from the famous “Der Hirt auf dem Felsen” (“Shepherd on the Rock”) by Schubert, the Felsen Trio performs both standard works written for this ensemble and new and exciting arrangements and compositions.

Yotam Silberstein and Friends

Tuesday, June 10th
7:30 p.m.

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“… has made an impact on the scene with his precision bebop lines and fleet-fingered improvisations.”  – JazzTimes

DCJCC’s 2014 Washington Jewish Music Festival
DCJCC_LogoAt the age of 21, Yotam Silberstein won the prestigious “Israeli Jazz Player of the Year,” and since 2005 has had a meteoric rise in the New York Jazz scene where his performances receive rave reviews from critics and fans.  Mr. Silberstein comes to the JCCGW with his trio to perform his unique mix of straight ahead jazz, modern, Brazilian, world music, blues and bebop.

Presented with the Washington Jewish Music Festival.