Artist Statement:

Certified Clinical Musician, Guitarist, Vocalist, Pianist, Performer, Songwriter, Composer,

Recording Artist, Cantorial Soloist

 

Languages:

Hebrew

English

 

Awards:

2003 Shem Tov Award for dedication & commitment to strengthening the New Hampshire Jewish community 

1996 & 1997 English Songwriting Competition Israel Association of Canadians & Americans

 

Juried Artist: 

NH Council on the Arts: Healthcare Artist / Traditional Folklore 

New England Foundation for the Arts  (N.E.F.A) 

New England State Touring Artist (N.E.S.T) 

New Hampshire Jewish Artist Connection

 

Recordings:  

2017 The Healing Light Project: AFRICA

2017 Mother Goose on the Loose: Goslings 

2015 New Liturgy by Rahel 

2015 Song of the Lark 

2010 A Betenu Shabbat 

2009 Israel is Real @ WSMN 1590AM 

2009 Hinay Ma Tov 

2009 Escucha y Disfruta con Mama Gansa (Spanish/ English) 

2009 Alice, Where Are You Going 

2008 Rootes 

2008 Listen Like Learn with Mother Goose on the Loose (Hebrew/English) 

2006 Listen Like Learn with Mother Goose on the Loose  (121 Songs & Rhymes in English) 

2005 Listen Like Learn with Mother Goose on the Loose  (Resource for Teachers) 

2004 Tikkun: Songs of the Heart, Prayers of the Soul 

2004 Growing in the Granite State 

2002 Shabbat at Betenu 

2000 Your Child Needs Music (Hebrew) 

2000 Time Passes By 

1993 Kit & Caboodle 

1986 Soundwaves 

1984 Tofa’ah; The Sound of Joyous Song

 

Performance Groups: 

2016 - Current: The Healing Light Project

1976 to Current: Rahel Music: Acoustic Breezes - Rahel

1981 to Current: Tofa'ah - Israel's original all-woman band 

2012-2017: Song of the Lark

2012-2017: Mugalive!

2009: Musicology: Classic 30’s swing & jazz, Celtic & more with Warren Rasmussen 

2005-2008: Rootes: Original Progressive Folk Rock with Jason “Skulls” Paul 

2005: Rahel with Aaron Tyne: Tikkun 

2003-2004: Bnei Shalom & L’Chaim! Jewish music: Israeli, Klezmer, Hebrew & English 

2001: Duo Zann: with Julie Corey, drum enthusiast. Contemporary/ Singer-Songwriter 

1976-1998: Jacob’s Ladder Folk Festival: Performer & Children’s Stage Coordinator 

1994: Kit & Caboodle: with Betsy Rosenberg 

1993: Songfolks/Songcircus: with Betsy RosenbergBetsy Diamant-Cohen & Eli Rockowitz 

1976-1998: Jerusalem Folk: Country and bluegrass 

1985: Bob Dylan Revue: Director: Toby Tobias 

1985-1986: Soundwaves: with Laiya 

1981: Oovabloe: with Victor Azus & Terry Segal. Original & popular music 

1980: Diamonds in the Rough: Folk, country and bluegrass 

1977-1981: Ruby & Silver Duo: with fiddler Ruby Harris 

1978: Ali Baba: Actor: Jerusalem Drama Workshop. Director: Joseph Bee 

1977-1979: Train Theater - Planchettes: Musician: Director: Alina Ashbel 

1977: Train Theater - The Adventures of Sir Moses Montefiore: Musician; Director: Michael Schuster 

1977: Here's Your Lunch, Sir! Jerusalem Drama Workshop Actor/Musician: Improvisational Theater. Director: Mark Rittenberg 

1976: Pomponi Circus: Musician: Director: Tzvika 

1976: The Gypsies: Musician: Arab/Israeli Peace Theater Troupe. Director: Khusro

 

Additional Instruments:

Banjo, dulcimer, ukulele, recorders, Medicinal Drumming

 

Venues: (short list) 

 

USA: 

 

South Africa:

  • Thando Community Center, Hillbrow
  • Africa House
  • Ebenezer Marantha School

 

Certification

2017 Certified Clinical Musician Program (CCM), in guitar earned with Harps for Healing, accredited by the National Standards Board for Therapeutic Musicians

2016 Philosophical Inquiry with Dr. Jen Glaser

2015 Medicinal Drumming with JaneE King

2014 Hospice Education Refresher at Souhegan Home Health & Hospice  

2012 Heartsaver CPR / AED: American Heart Association. Certification   

2005 Hospice Education at Souhegan Home Health & Hospice  

2005 Driving: CDL-B, air brakes, passenger 

2005 Music for Healing & Transition Program (MHTP

2000 New Hampshire Dept. of Ed.; Certification: Music K-12  

1995 Listen Like Learn Association; Music for Babies & Young Children: Teacher Trainer 

1994:The Israeli Center for Early Development: English for Young Children Director: Helen Doron 

1986 Listen Like Learn Association; Music for Babies & Young Children: Instructor 

1982 Empire State College (S.U.N.Y.); B.Sc. in the Arts: Musical & Theater Arts for Children  

1972 Lexington High, MA; Diploma, Certification Early Childhood Ed. Paraprofessional  

 

Courses & Professional Development: 

2013 Alzheimer's, Dementia & Memory Loss; Alzheimer's Association 

2012 Heartsaver CPR / AED: American Heart Association 

2008: The Healing Arts Initiative: Director: Patricia Pedreira 

2006: Greater Nashua Interfaith Hospitality Network 

2005: Hospice Education Program; Souhegan Home Health & Hospice, NH Director: Tanya Prather 

2004: Music for Healing & Transition Program  NH Director: Peggy Fedor 

2001: Orff Schulwerk Level 1 

2001: The Kinesiology Connection, Lexington, MA Brain Gym I Director: Bonnie Hershey 

2000: New Hampshire Dept. of Ed.; Music K-12 

1999: New England School of Acupuncture: Qigong: Level I Teacher: Peter Wayne 

1998: Rivier College: Movement and Dance with Young Children Teacher: Anne Lief Barlin 

1997: The Voice of Light, Tel Aviv, Israel Vocal Energy Director: Astar Shamir 

1997: The Israeli Society of Psycho-Cybernetics: Reiki I Teacher: Dr. Haim Oron 

1995: Listen Like Learn Association (Canada/Israel) – Certified Teacher Trainer: Directors: Mary Ann Dunn & Maureen Wood 

1994:The Israeli Center for Early Development: Certification: English for Young Children Director: Helen Doron 

1992-1995: Tof Miriam: United Women Artists in Israel: Co-founder: Produced Three Annual festivals supporting women in the Arts 

1989-1991: Listen Like Learn Association: President of the Israel Branch in cooperation with Barbara Cass-Beggs z"l; Certified Instructor 

1989-1990: Ann's House: Founder & Director; Pre-school for ages 1.5-2.5 yrs., Enrichment Programs for all ages 

1986: Listen Like Learn Association (Canada/Israel) Certification/Instructor; Music for Babies and Young Children (birth – 7 yrs) - Director: Barbara Cass Beggs z”l 

1986: Levinsky Teachers College, Tel Aviv Israel: Eurhythmics 

1982: Empire State College (S.U.N.Y.); B.Sc. in the Arts: Musical & Theater Arts for Children 

1976: Festival of Fools, Amsterdam, Netherlands Clowning and Theater Arts 

1975: New England School for Pediatts, Boston, MA: Diploma Director: Peggy M. Murphy 

1972: Lexington High School, MA; Diploma, Certification Early Childhood Ed.