Zemer Chai, "living song," is a choir of 30 singers dedicated to sharing the rich and diverse musical heritage of the Jewish people. Founded in 1976 by conductor and artistic director Eleanor Epstein, the choir sings the full range of the Jewish repertoire.
Our Next Performance
Voices of Our Nation: Celebrating the Choral Tradition
Come join us at the Kennedy Center on June 9 at 7pm, when we will join other choral groups to celebrate the beauty of choral performances from around the world, and from different cultural backgrounds. The program begins at 5pm, with dozens of choruses performing throughout the Kennedy Center.
In Every Age!
Zemer Chai extends our thanks and hearty congratulations to our special guests - HaZamir of Baltimore. Ancient words came alive with soaring new melodies in "In Every Age!", a choral concert presented by Zemer Chai, DC's Premier Jewish Choir. The concert took place on Wednesday, May 28th, 2014, at Ohr Kodesh Congregation in Chevy Chase.
What people say about Zemer Chai:
"Moving from start to finish..."
"This was my first time attending a Zemer Chai concert but I know it won't be my last...."
"I was blown away..."
"Thank you for an evening of creative excellence, professional musical arrangement, and joyous community participation...."
"Zemer Chai sang passionately with utter precision."
The Washington Post
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Be sure to listen to selected clips from our first CD, Same Earth Same Sky, which can also be purchased from our site. Check it Out