About 250 people gathered at Shomrei for the second annual “Concert for Eric” a tribute to Eric Singer z”l. This year’s concert entitled “Bountiful Brass – From Bach to Bernstein” featured Montclair Chamber Brass: Don Batchelder,
Jeff Scott and
“Bountiful” was indeed the operative word as 29 separate pieces were performed in the 2 hour concert.
(see the photo gallery below)
The concert is 100% funded from ticket sales as well as a generous endowment from the Eric Singer Charitable Fund.
“Yasher Koach” to all those who made the event possible:
Shomrei Committee Chair, Marc Chalom and Shomrei Volunteers, Dr. Kenneth Bannerman, Dawn Berman, Liza Cohn-Wallach, Sara Ann Erichson, Rachel Kanter, Adrienne Shulman Lasiter, John Lasiter, Bruce Rubin, Lynne Rubin, Eileen Singer, Judy Wildman, and Josie Zeman.
Shomrei Staff: Rabbi David Greenstein, Lisa Zelenetz and Marita Falconer.
Don Batchelder and Montclair Chamber Brass.
And especially… Rita Singer and The Eric Singer Charitable Fund.
Photos by David Ackerman.
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