Genres Music

Soy Sefardi: A Concert Celebrating the Jews of Spain (2014)

Murad, Nicole

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

New York based duo, soprano Nicole Murad and guitarist Eric B. Davis, will take you on a journey as you listen to the beautiful melodies and language of the Sephardim reflecting an oral tradition that spans a period over 500 years. Read More

Passage Theatre Company

Passage Theatre Company

Year Grant Awarded: 2006

Passage Theatre Company received a grant from the Puffin Foundation to support two public performances of Vince de Mura’s new electronic sonic symphony, “For Lost Words.” Inspired by the Pulitzer Prize winning poet Yusef Komunyakaa’s, Vietnam opus, Read More

The Lazarus Rose

Rael, Christopher

Year Grant Awarded: 2011

Centuries-old Sephardic Jewish songs arranged and performed by contemporary world music chamber ensemble with instruments from India, Andalusia, Turkey, string orchestra and a chorus of soaring voices, a diasporic experience in the age of technology. Read More

One interactive, 7-professional-musician popular music concert and educational presentation, at a continuation high school that provide inspiration for at-risk youth in the Los Angeles area.

Saturday Night Bath Concert Fund

Year Grant Awarded: 2018

Saturday Night Bath Band (leader + 6) produced and performd one, interactive, 2-hour concert (6-hours total including clinics) at a school, providing access to live music performance, history, and composition creation for at-risk-students who have had little or none before. Read More

The Extraordinary Ordinary Lives of Atheists (2014)

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

People are interviewed about their everyday lives, their routines, passions, family, and hobbies. These interviews are collaged with sound & music to make audio portraits of people from all walks of life (who happen to be atheists). Read More

Musical Access: Music Week (2014)

SOUNDS Academy

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Musical Access exposes students to different professions in the field of music through interactions with musicians. Performers share stories, answer questions, and speak about the importance of perseverance, teamwork, education, and music. Read More

Shmuel Polonski CD of 1931 Soviet Yiddish Songbook Far yugnt/For Youth

The Polonski Project/Eric A. Gordon & Yale Strom

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

A CD produced by historian Eric A Gordon & musician Yale Strom, featuring vocalists Michael Alpert, Judy Bressler, Jack Yankl Falk, Daniel Kahn, Vira Lozinsky, Anthony Russell, Elizabeth Schwartz, and Sholem Singers Read More

PerspectiveS: ROBESON, PAPA DOC, THE MASK IN THE MIRROR (2014)

TRILOGY: AN OPERA COMPANY

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

THREE DISTINCT OPERATIC PRODUCTIONS - PAUL ROBESON (ARTIST/ACTIVIST), THE HAITIAN DICTATOR FRANCOIS DUVALIER (PAPA DOC), AND POET PAUL LAWRENCE DUNBAR AND HIS WIFE ALICE RUTH MOORE, IN THE OPERA "THE MASK IN THE MIRROR". DONE WITH ORCHESTRA OR PIANO. Read More

Just AART

TWP-The Youth Movement

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Just AART (Artist, Activist, Relying on Technology) gives young people a chance to facilitate a unique community based program using music, spoken work and drama to make Public Service Announcements. Read More

Community Arts

ZUMIX

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

ZUMIX takes a leadership role in making arts and culture a more accessible and vital part of local life while providing our youth with opportunities to apply their skills and talents in real-life settings through community arts events. Read More

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