Jeffrey A. Summit

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Date(s) - Thursday, November 10, 2005
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Jeffrey A. Summit


Rabbi and Ethnomusicologist Jeffrey A. Summit participated as a speaker, in discussion, and presenting programs sharing his insights into melody choice and how it defines us, Jewish music in America, and the Abayudaya music of Ugandan Jews. Summit is the Executive Director of the Hillel Foundation at Tufts University, as well as Chaplain and Associate Professor in the Department of Music. He holds Rabbinic ordination from the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion and a Ph.D. from Tufts University where he studied ethnomusicology in Tufts interdisciplinary doctoral program. An accomplished musician, he has performed Jewish and traditional American music throughout the United States, as well as in England and Israel.

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