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Gerson Cultural Arts Series

Thursday, July 12, 2018 to Sunday, September 1, 2019

The Gerson Cultural Arts Series is free and open to the public through the generosity of the Gerson Family Foundation.

Shows take place on Thursdays at 1PM. Refreshments are served following each performance.


Upcoming Events:


August 15th, 2019: Allegro Singers, Opera with Inna Leytush

September 5th, 2019: Camden Pop Rock: American Song Book

September 12th, 2019: Jon Weber with Marissa Muldauer: Jazz Pianist and Vocalist

September 16th, 2019: Jane Marsh: Lecture on the history of the Metropolitan Opera Co.

October 3rd, 2019: Theatre of Light

October 17th, 2019: Arlene Levioff and Michael Haigler: Piano Duo

October 31st,  2019: Concerts in Motion: Rodgers & Hammerstein

November 14th,  2019: Manhattan School of Music: Cabaret Show

November 21st,  2019: TBD

December 5th,  2019: Tony Middleton: Jazz Vocalist

December 19th,  2019: TBD

Past Events:

December 14, 2017  Hannukah Celebration: Kenny Williams Memorial Band featuring Boncelia Lewis

December 20, 2017  Lecture by Andrew Dickos: From the Shtetl to the Stage: Sholem Aleichem

January 11, 2018  Performance by Lily Arbisser: Beautiful Dreams: An Afternoon of Arias

January 25, 2018  Performance by Camden Pop Rock: A Century of Hits

February 8, 2018  Lecture by Mel Haber: Steven Sondheim

February 22, 2018  Performance by Jenny Lynn Stewart: Tribute to Barbara Cook

March 1, 2018 Concert with Chamberlain Brass: A Brass Journey

March 15, 2018  Lecture with Brian Rose: Hitchcock Films

March 29, 2018  Brooklyn Women’s Chorus Concert

April 12, 2018  Film Screening and Discussion: Defiant Requiem

April 19, 2018  Lecture with James Gavin:”Steve & Edie”

April 26, 2018  Performance with Manhattan School of Music: Cabaret

May 3, 2018 Lauren Shub: It Might as Well be Spring, Songs from the American Songbook

May 17, 2018 Bob Spiotta: The Danny Kaye Show, Lecture, Music, and Songs by the Great Danny Kaye

May 31, 2018 Concerts in Motion: Cellist Tomoko Fukita, Violinist Sheng-Ching Hsu, A Musical Journey Through Time and Cultures

June 14, 2018 Lord & Weber: Two Swinging Guitars with Vocals, Your Favorite Melodies Old and New

June 28, 2018 NY Troubadours: Popular Music Trio, Past and Present Hits from the American Musical Scene

July 12, 2018 CPR Music Invincible Concert

July 26, 2018 “I’m No Angel: The Life, Laughs, and Legend of Mae West”,  Lecture by Max Alvarez

August 9, 2018 “You and Your Sister,” Instrumental and Vocals with Ilya Maslov and Daughters

August 23, 2018 Here’s To The Ladies: A Tribute to My Favorite Ladies of Song with Monique McDonald

September 6, 2018 Nicola Mills: Opera and Songs of Julie Andrews

September 20, 2018 Concerts in Motion: Pianist Suzy Perelman

September 27, 2018 Inna Leytush: Piano and vocal guests

October 4, 2018 Douglas Brin: Lecture on Eleanor Roosevelt

October 18, 2018 Vocalease Singing Quartet

October 25, 2018 Shana Farr: Vocalist

November 8, 2018 The Manhattan School of Music: Cabaret Show

November 29, 2018 Barbershop Quartet

December 6, 2018 Ismail Butera: Accordion with Band and Vocals

December 20, 2018 The Kenny Williams Memorial Band with Boncellia Lewis

January 3, 2019 Jennifer Keishin Armstrong: Talk about The Mary Tyler Moore Show

January 17, 2019 The Peace of Heart Choir

February 14, 2019 Concerts in Motion: From Gilbert & Sullivan to Gershwin

February 21, 2019 Lisa Tannenbaum: Harpist with piano accompanist *rescheduled from January 31st 

February 28, 2019 Douglas Brin: Lecture on Leonard Bernstein

March 14, 2019 Gannady Vysotsky: A Musical Journey from Odessa to New York

March 21, 2019 Manhattan School of Music: Cabaret Show

March 28, 2019: Marjan Kiepura and Jane Knox-Kiepura: Video and Lecture on Jan Kiepura and Marta Eggert

April 4, 2019: Eric Yves Garcia: Musical Performance

April 18, 2019: Violinist Suzy Perelmen

May 9th, 2019: Theatre of Light Inc. Production: LIGHTSUP/FADETOBLACK

May 23rd, 2019: Classical Pianist Jeffrey Swan

June 6th, 2019: Joshua Halberstam: Lecture on “Aging and Humor”

June 20th, 2019: Natalie Douglas, singer

June 27th, 2019: Lily Arbisser, singer of opera and Broadway showtunes

July 11th, 2019: Concerts in Motion Classic Piano: The Three B’s: Beethoven, Bach, Brahms

July 25th, 2019: Lecture by Mel Haber on Bette Midler

August 8th, 2019: Liora Michelle, Soprano singer of Gilbert & Sullivan


Thursday, July 12, 2018
Sunday, September 1


NCJW NY Council House
241 West 72nd St.
New York, NY 10023 United States
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