Elana Arian: Musician in Residence

On Friday, January 18 and Saturday, January 19, musician and composer, Elana Arian will be Temple Beth-El’s Musician in Residence for Shabbat Shirah. Arian is a talented multi-instrumentalist, composer, and recording artist. She studied conducting and violin, jazz guitar, and songwriting at Yale and has performed at some of the most celebrated concert halls in the country, including five different performances at the (Obama) White House. 
Elana inspires communities across the country with her soulful music and has collaborated with some of the leading voices in contemporary Jewish music. 
The events of the weekend include:

Friday, January 18
6:30 pm- Celebrate Shabbat Shirah!
Elana Arian along with Rabbis Nathan and Yergin and Cantor Berlin will lead a joyous and engaging Shabbat Evening Worship service. 

Saturday, January 19, 12:30 pm
Lunch and Learn
Music and Midrash - Arian will lead an exploration of how different composers interpret the same liturgical text musically. The cost of the lunch is $12 per person and reservations online. Reservations are necessary. 

7:00 pm- Havdalah and Concert
Share in a captivating musical evening with Elana as she reveals the musical journey of her life and how her experiences with classical, folk, jazz and rock have enabled her to create her eclectic and enchanting sound. 
Join us at a private residence in Terrell Hills for this intimate concert experience. RSVP online by January 16 to receive the address for the concert.

Elana Arian’s visit is made possible through the generosity of Temple Beth-El’s Jean and Jesse Wulfe Religious Enhancement Fund