Annual Summer Concert
Please note: Proof of vaccination for those eligible is required. Masking protocols subject to change.
One night only! Join Rick Recht, one of the most influential and celebrated Jewish artists and leaders of our time, and the Berkshire Jewish Musicians Collective for an evening of joyful, soulful, powerful music.
The concert proceeds to benefit the ADL’s World of Difference® anti-bias peer training program in Berkshire County Schools. Across the Berkshires, the Federation supported ADL- World of Difference® program is creating positive change in local middle and high schools by helping thousands of students and faculty and parents learn to recognize and address anti-Semitism, racism, and all forms of bigotry in their school community.
General Admission: $20
Young Adults under 30: $15
Kids 18 and under: FREE
Advanced tickets are required.
ABOUT RICH RECHT: Rick Recht's innovations in Jewish music, media, and leadership training have had a profound impact on the fabric of Jewish life. Recht is the national celebrity spokesman for PJ Library and the founder and Executive Director of Songleader Boot Camp (SLBC) – a premier national leadership training conference. He is also the founder and Executive Director of Jewish Rock Radio (JRR) and JKids Radio, the first high-caliber, 24/7 international Jewish music radio networks. Additionally, Recht serves as Artist in Residence at United Hebrew Congregation in St. Louis, Missouri.
THE BERKSHIRE MUSICIANS COLECTIVE: Formed in 2017 for an interfaith solidarity concert by bassist Colin Ovitsky and guitarist Jonathan Denmark, the ensemble includes vocalist Sherri James Buxton, Noah Cook-Dubin (guitar, vocals) and Matthew Mozian (piano/guitar) and Jon Gotter (drums). All are members of synagogues across the Berkshires.
This program supported in part by a grant from the Harold Grinspoon Foundation and PJ Library.