Program** | The Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance


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Sunday 26th May
dress code: lounge suit

10:30 Bus departs hotels

15.00 Inaugural Welcome Reception. Venue to be confirmed

Performance by: JAMD Faculty trio

17.00 Private tour of the Israel Museum Shrine of the Book

Housing the Dead Sea Scrolls of Qumran caves – the ancient mostly Hebrew language papyrus manuscripts dating from 3rd to 1st century BCE

Performance: Voices from the Past - Part I

18.30 The Jerusalem Academy of Music Opening Gala Dinner

(Ladies please bring shawls)

The Younes and Soraya Nazarian High- School and Conservatory Building Patio

20.00 Honorary Awards Ceremony

Honouree Fellow Conferees

Violinist and conductor

Maestro Pinchas Zukerman


David Grossman

Yitzhak Navon Hall, The Younes and Soraya Nazarian High School and Conservatory Building


The Joshua Tuttnauer Choir - Ankor

Madrasa - JAMD Andalusian Music Ensemble

22.00 Bus departs back to the hotels


Monday 27th May
day dress code: casual

9.00 Bus departs hotels

9.30 Morning Coffee with the Deans

Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance

Givat Ram Campus

10.00 First Plenary Session

Keynote Address David Grossman

in conversations with interlocutors

Yitzhak Navon Hall


Confirmation of new JAMD Board members

11.00 Coffee break

11.20 Bus departs to Abu Ghosh

12.15 JAMD Chamber Choir

50th Anniversary Concert

A Cappella Liturgical Music

The Church of Our Lady of The Ark

Arab-Israeli village of Abu Ghosh

13.00 Open air picnic lunch

Garden of the Church of Our Lady of The Ark

overlooking the Jerusalem hills

14.45 Master Class

Maestro Pinchas Zukerman

(rehearsal schedule permitting)

Wise auditorium Hebrew University of Jerusalem Givat Ram Campus

16.00 Bus departs back to the hotels


16.45 Free time



Monday 27th May continued
evening dress code: lounge suit

18.30 Festive Supper

and appeal

La Regence Grill

King David Hotel

20.00 Bus departs to Henry Crown Concert Hall



20.30 Gala Concert


Pinchas Zukerman, Violin

Amanda Forsyth, Cello

Arianna Zukerman, Soprano


The JAMD Chamber Orchestra

Henry Crown Concert Hall Jerusalem

Program: works by

Mozart, Offenbach and Vivaldi

22.00 Bus departs back to the hotels



Tuesday 28th May
dress code: casual

JAMD Supporters Program

JAMD Governors Program

 9.30 Bus departs to Rockefeller Museum

9.00 Bus departs to JAMD

9.30 Coffee at the JAMD patio

10.00 Private guided tour
Rockefeller Museum
A classic colonial courtyard building housing Biblical Roman and Umayyad artifacts excavated during Mandate Palestine period Performance: Voices from the Past - Part II

10.00 Second Plenary Session Hall 221
Report of Adv. Yair Green, Chairman of the
Board of Directors JAMD
Report of Prof. Yinam Leef, JAMD President
New Appointments
New Amendments

11.30 Bus departs for Anna Ticho House Museum

Constructed 1864 by the Nashashibi family, purchased in 1924 by the renowned artist Anna Ticho and her husband ophthalmologist Dr Avraham Ticho, who was instrumental in the eradication of trachoma in Mandate Palestine.
The museum today houses the surgical instruments of Dr Ticho and the paintings of his wife Anna Ticho.

11.30 Coffee break


12.00 Performance of the JAMD Arab Music Quintet at the Anna Ticho Museum

11:45 Third Plenary Session Hall 221
Report of Adv. Amina Harris, Chair International
Board of Governors
Discussion: Concerns of the Governors
13.00 Lunch at the Anna Ticho House

13.00 Lunch on the patio


14.15 JAMD Supporters bus

departs back to the hotels

14.00 Fourth Plenary Session Hall 221
A) High School and Conservatory Review
B) Audit Committee Report
C) Presentation and approval of the
Financial Report and the Verbal Report
D) Summary and resolutions


14.45 Free time 15.45 Board of Governors bus departs
Academy to meet the JAMD
Supporters at YMCA
16.10 Departing hotels to YMCA  



Tuesday 28th May Continued
dress code: casual

Supporters and Governors 

16.30 “Body Dance Site”

JAMD Dance Ensemble

A site-specific experimental dance performance in the former swimming pool space of the YMCA Building designed by Empire State Building architect, Arthur Harmon

18.00 “Summer Moments”

of Natan Alterman

A JAMD and Khan Theatre


A presentation of music and poetry of the Tel-Aviv Bauhaus period and beyond performed with translation at the iconic Ottoman Turkish Khan theatre building,

20.00 Farewell Banquet

Mount Zion Hotel

(ladies please bring shawls)


JAMD Jazz Ensembles

overlooking the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem

22.00 Bus departs back to the hotels


Cost of participation in the 86th International Board of Governors meetings is: $1350

The above sum does not include hotels, flights and any add-on tours detailed below
Participation forms to follow in January 2019


Wednesday 29th and Thursday 30th May 2019
*Tour No 1: Crusader sites of the Galilee
*Tour No 2: The Nabatean Negev Desert

* Add-On tours details with hotels and prices will be provided with the participation form


 ** The Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance reserves the right to change any part of the program due to unforeseeable circumstances that may occur.