MeiraWarshauer1009Meira Warshauer’s Bracha for violin and piano will be presented by violinist William Terwilliger and the composer at the piano on Sunday, April 7 – 7:00 PM as part of the Yom HaShoah Holocaust Remembrance Day Community Memorial Service at Tree of Life Congregation, 6719 North Trenholm Road in Columbia, South Carolina. This event is sponsored by The Columbia Jewish Federation and the Yom HaShoah Committee.

The composer writes about the piece,Bracha is a musical interpretation of the Jewish concept of blessing. The Hebrew word, bracha, is related to breicha, which means pool of water, or flowing stream. In this composition, it is interpreted as a stream of Divine goodness flowing downward into the world.” Read her full notes at http://www.meirawarshauer.com/NEW/pages/Program_notes/Bracha_notes.html and hear an excerpt of the piece at http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/meiraani. Her website is at http://www.meirawarshauer.com.

Speaker for the Holocaust Memorial service will be holocaust survivor, writer and internationally known educator Irving Roth.

The Holocaust Remembrance Day Community Memorial Service is free and open to the public. For more information, call 803-787-2182 or visit http://jcccolumbia.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/yom-hashoah-flyer.jpg.

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