By making a historic Sephardic songbook available online, graduate fellow Ke Guo hopes to pass on a rich legacy of Sephardic music — and to further our understanding of how Sephardic music has changed over time.
With Ladino lyrics drawn from the Sephardic Studies Digital Collection, UW Ph.D. student Ke Guo and Hazzan Isaac Azose preserve the Ottoman tune to "El Dyo Alto."
Maureen Jackson investigates Turkish music in Sephardic Seattle with artifacts, audio, and more.
This year, pianist Renan Koen will lead Seattle’s Sephardic Holocaust memorial from Istanbul’s historic Italian synagogue
Pianist Renan Koen on her family history, her career, and what drew her to music composed during the Holocaust.
In this summer’s Ladino class, students translate historic Sephardic songs into English for the first time
Read a Ladino song in three formats: the original Ladino, a transliteration, and a translation, developed by students in the summer 2020 Ladino Language and Culture course.
Graduate Fellow Sarah Riskind, a composer, noticed a unique pattern in both the Sephardic and Ashkenazi music she works with.
Dr. Rina Benmayor is an expert in oral history at Cal State Monterrey Bay. In 1973, Rina Benmayor came to Seattle to