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Concert to Benefit the Holocaust Awareness Museum

On Sunday, July 11, 2010, the Keneseth Israel Congregation, at 8339 Old York Rd, Elkins Park, PA is hosting a concert to benefit the Holocaust Awareness Museum. Featured performers are Phyllis Chapell and Ken Ulansey. Come enjoy an afternoon of wonderful music in an air conditioned venue and support the Holocaust Awareness Museum. The concert is from 2-4pm. Tickets for members of the Museum or Keneseth Israel are $15 for individuals and $25 for couples. Tickets for non-members are $20 for individuals and $35 for couples. Group prices are available upon request. Light refreshments will follow the performances. For tickets, please call (215) 464-4701.

  • Members of the Museum or Keneseth Israel Congregation, Download this poster and email it to your friends.
  • Non-members of the Museum or Keneseth Israel Congregation, Download this poster and email it to your friends.

Performer Bios:
Phyllis Chapell plays and sings great songs from all over the world. Her repertoire features songs in 10 languages from Brazil, Latin America, Europe, Israel, and the U.S. Her 3-octave vocals are supported and complemented by her acoustic guitar play capturing the essence of musical styles from elegant classical arias, folk, jazz and original ballads.

Ken Ulansey Penn Council for the Arts winner, plays alto and soprano sax and clarinet. He is a musical chameleon playing contemporary classical music, jazz, latin, folk and jewish/klezmer music. Ken has toured extensively in Europe and the United States, played on nearly two hundred recordings, and worked in collaboration with dancers, film-makers, poets and storytellers.

Ken and Phyllis have been blending their instruments and voices together for over 15 years, recording in each other’s many projects, mixing influences, and broadening each other’s musical outlooks. As a duo, they draw from traditions as diverse as the Middle East, Eastern Europe, Brazil, Ireland, India and of course the American songbook. Their travels through most of these cultures lend an authenticity to their music that is wonderful and rare.


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