Temple Concord has rescheduled the Meditative Music program originally to have taken place on Yom Kippur. It will now be held on Friday, November 10, at 8:30 pm, in the Kilmer Mansion following the 7:30 pm Shabbat services and oneg. The concert will be in honor of Veterans Day and in memory of Brendan Byrnes, husband of Hollie Levine. It is open to the entire community. It will also be available on Zoom, meeting ID 8957298 8914 and passcode 496798.
Musicians Margaret “Pej” Reitz (piano), Hakan Tayga (violoncello) and Sarah Gerk (clarinet) will perform compositions by J.S. Bach, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Jean Sibelius, Maurice Ravel, Frederic Chopin, Camille Saint-Saens and Johannes Brahms. Reitz is currently on the faculty of Binghamton University, Ithaca College School of Music and SUNY Broome Community College. Tayga is principal cellist of the Binghamton Philharmonic and a founding member of the Parlor City Celli. Gerk is an assistant professor of musicology at Binghamton University.