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Oud & Food: A Taste of Iraqi Music and Delectable Desserts
Apr 26 2018 | 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Oud & Food: A Taste of Iraqi Music and Delectable Desserts

Event Details

Join us as master Oud Musician and Teacher, James Schneider serenades us and shares the history of the Oud and Iraqi and Middle Eastern Music. Enjoy delectable Iraqi desserts - learn about Iraqi spices, flares, and flavors with culinary master Chef Moshe Ben Gigi of Dolce Catering and leave with special Iraqi recipes to try at home.

Location Congregation Or VeShalom - 1681 North Druid Hills Road NE, Brookhaven, GA 30319



James Schneider

James Schneider was born in New York in 1953, the son of two Holocaust survivors, Alfred and Tosia. While his father was a virtuoso on the accordion he chose to study chemical engineering, and became renowned professor at GA. Tech and MIT. His mother's father Jacob was an accomplished flautist and led a small orchestra in Poland. Music studies for James started at age eight at the Peabody Conservatory extension in Towsen, MD and later followed by private guitar studies with Tony Mottola and Richard Young. Following studies of music and architecture at Antioch College and the University of Oregon, James continued to study world music ethnomusicology with North Indian master musician Ali Akbar Khan and oud with Hamza El Din. He currently lives in Atlanta and teaches private music lessons.





Chef Moshe Ben Gigi

Born and raised in Jerusalem, Israel, Moshe received an education in top hotels In Israel (King David Hotel). He has a passion for great food and a desire to provide clients with fresh and festive menus. Moshe seeks culinary inspiration from various cultures around the world and works directly with his clients to create unforgettable menus tailored specifically for their event. He approaches all aspects of his life with passion, creativity, and humor and spends his personal time enjoying the outdoors.




Registration Details

Early Bird Registration – Through March 30th
$10 – Museum or Synagogue Member; $15 – Non-Member
General Registration – March 31st-April 25th
$15 - Museum or Synagogue Member; $18 Non-Member
Day of Event - $20


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