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Celebrate Israel

May 28, 2010

Coming off their performance at this years’ citywide Israel 62: Independence Day event hosted by the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, the Mediterranean Ensemble continues celebrating the anniversary of the state of Israel by moving the celebration to campus. Led by Director Bruce Kaminsky, the Mediterranean Ensemble consists of 11 Drexel students who will enchant audiences with their concert, Mostly Israel, on Wednesday, June 2nd at 7:30PM in the Main Auditorium.

Playing music from Israel and other Middle Eastern selections, the Mediterranean Ensemble is honored that several notable guest artists will be joining them. These guests include Jack Kessler, an ordained Cantor and leader of Atzilut: Concerts for Peace, Kenny Ulansey, a respected band leader and versatile musician, and Roger Mgrdichian, master of the ‘oud, a Middle Eastern instrument considered the “grandfather of the guitar”.