Something Uplifting

Festival highlights variety of sacred music
Neshama Carlebach

With eight performances scheduled throughout the month, the Michigan Festival of Sacred Music is a feast of spiritual and cultural music.

This annual festival, in its 10th year, offers diverse performances that highlight holy music from cultures around the world. Among the scheduled performers are The Rose Ensemble; which performs medieval to modern world music, with Piffaro: The Renaissance Band; Neshama Carlebach, who sings Jewish music and is the daughter of the late “Singing Rabbi,” Shlomo Carlebach; Brazilian-African performers Capoeria Mandinga, and Canadian Muslim singer/songwriter and instrumentalist Dawud Wharnsby performing with local band The Red Sea Pedestrians.

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