JMRC's Researchers

Eliyahu Arieh Schleifer

Cantor, teacher & researcher (HU, HUC)
Email: 
eschleifer@huc.edu
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Dr. Schleifer is Professor of Sacred Music and Director of the School of Sacred Music at HUC-JIR/Jerusalem. He began his musical training at the age of 5 as a choirboy at the synagogue choir of Shirat Israel Institute. He studied violin and French horn at the New Jerusalem Conservatory of Music and served as teacher and lecturer at Rubin Academy of Music and Tel Aviv University. Ph.D., University of Chicago (1970)

1939 -

Tanya Sermer

Dr. Tanya Sermer is a Lady Davis Post-Doctoral Fellow in musicology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She received her B.Mus. from McGill University in piano performance and her Ph.D. in musicology and ethnomusicology at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York. Tanya conducts ethnographic research in which she investigates the politics of music and sound in the public sphere of Jerusalem, including the role of music in nation-building, protest, conflict, gender politics, and the production of space.

Edwin Seroussi

Professor of Musicology and Director of the JMRC, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Email: 
seroussi@mscc.huji.ac.il
Address: 
Jewish Music Research Centre, Rabin Bldg., Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mt. Scopus, Jerusalem, 91905
Phone: 
972-2-6585056, 972-2-5880254

1952 -

Ronit Seter

Musicologist
Email: 
rseter@mindspring.com
Phone: 
Virginia, US: +703.277.1001, +703.501.7435<br> Israel, summers in Tel Aviv: 972(0)3.560.9270 972(0)54.2008.903

Francesco Spagnolo

Researcher, Head of Yuval Italia
Email: 
yuval@powerlink.it
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Laurea summa cum laude in Philosophy (Aesthetics), Università degli Studi di Milano (1994) with the Dissertation Fragments of Identity: Uses and Theories of Quotation between W. Allen and S. Sontag. Music BA from the Conservatorio di Musica "Giuseppe Verdi," Milan (1987), with the Honor's Thesis Jews, Memory and the Present. Synagogue Song in the Works of E. Bloch, D. Milhaud and A. Schoenberg. Ph.D. Candidate at the Department of Musicology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Dissertation topic: The Musical Traditions of the Jews in Piedmont.

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