Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Fourth Annual Cantors' Concert

The Fourth Annual Adas Emuno Cantors’ Concert on Saturday, June 12 was a rousing success!  Held at the Old ‘76 House in Tappan, New York, the event featured a wonderful musical program under the direction of Cantor Kerith Spencer-Shapiro, with Cantor Morris Glazman, accompanied by pianist Beth Robin and cellist Fran Rowell. 

In addition to being a very important fundraiser for our congregation, this year's Concert was also an opportunity to honor longtime Adas Emuno members and supporters, Robin and Ed Cramer, and Dr. Sam Shapiro.  Here are some photographs of the festivities, taken by Adas Emuno member Kurt Roberg:


Cantor Shapiro performs Broadway hits above, and seen below singing with Cantor Morris Glazman.

Special guest Alan Alda pays tribute to his friend, Dr. Sam Shapiro (and that's no MASH-up!):

And here's Ed Cramer with his friend Sheldon Harnick on the right.  

Sheldon wrote the lyrics for numerous musicals, notably Fiddler on the Roof,  but here he is raising the roof with his tribute to Ed:

And here's Robin Cramer, too:

And with her family:

And a few more:

And Adas Emuno President Beth Ziff also had a few words to share:

And finally, some scenes of the happy audience, and diners!

Thank you to chairperson, Beth Ravit and her committee, who made it all possible:  Richard and Cheryl Alicchio, Hillary Chalkin, David Weinstein, Fanny Fishbein, Robyn Labombarda, Gail Levy, Dr. Alan Spector, Virginia Gitter, Kim Merlino,  Doris White and Beth Ziff.  A special thank you to Lauren Rowland for creating the souvenir journal, and to Cantor Shapiro, for her tremendous talent and vision. Robin Cramer 

No comments:

Post a Comment