Zev Green, a Grade 10 student at Sir Robert Borden High School, is one of 33 North Americans – and the only Canadian – to be accepted into the HaZamir Chamber Choir.
HaZamir is a Jewish musical youth movement made up of 38 choral chapters spread across the United States and Israel. Its elite Chamber Choir features singers from North America and Israel who are “more musically advanced and are ready for more challenging music.” The Chamber Choir performs as a select ensemble at major events.
Zev, 15, the son of Cantor Jason Green of Kehillat Beth Israel, has been singing since he was five years old, and has participated in choirs since he was nine. Zev said he auditioned for HaZamir because wanted to join a Jewish-based choir. He was encouraged, he said, by his friend Aden, of HaZamir’s Baltimore chapter. [Read more…]