Magnified and Sanctified
The Music of Jewish Prayer II

The 2nd International Conference on Jewish Liturgical Music

Magnified and Sanctified: The Music of Jewish Prayer II
The 2nd International Conference on Jewish Liturgical Music
Hannover University of Music, Drama and Media, Germany

Monday 9 to Thursday 12 September 2019

Following the success of the first international conference devoted to the music of Jewish prayer, at the University of Leeds in 2015, papers are invited for the sequel, ‘Magnified and Sanctified II’ to be held at HMTMH from Monday 9 to Thursday 12 September 2019.

The conference is presented jointly by the European Centre for Jewish Music, Hannover University of Music, Drama and Media and the Academic Wing of the European Cantors Association. It is supported by the UCLA Lowell Milken Fund for American Jewish Music at the Herb Alpert School of Music, the University of Leeds and the Jewish Music Institute SOAS, University of London.

To register interest and for information, e-mail Conference.EZJM.


  • Judit Frigyesi, Professor, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan Israel
  • Mark Kligman, Mickey Katz Endowed Chair in Jewish Music; Director, the Lowell Milken Fund for American Jewish Music; Professor of Ethnomusicology and Musicology, UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music
  • Eliyahu Schleifer, Professor Emeritus of Sacred Music and Director of the School of Sacred Music, HUC-JIR/Jerusalem


THE OFFICIAL LANGUAGE OF THE CONFERENCE IS ENGLISH. It is envisaged that selected papers will be published in a volume of proceedings.


  • Martha Stellmacher, EZJM Hannover
  • Dr Miranda Crowdus, EZJM Hannover
  • Dr Stephen Muir, Associate Professor, School of Music, University of Leeds
  • Geraldine Auerbach MBE, Academic Wing, European Cantors Association
  • Dr Malcolm Miller, Hon Associate in Music and Associate Lecturer, Open University, UK


  • Professor Mark Kligman – UCLA, Los Angeles
  • Professor Rabbi Jeffrey Summit – Tufts University, Boston
  • Professor Philip Bohlman – University of Chicago
  • Professor Emeritus Eliyahu Schleifer – Hebrew University, Jerusalem
  • Professor Edwin Seroussi – Hebrew University, Jerusalem




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Conference programme

Information sheet for conference delegates



For any queries about the conference and to register your interest, please contact the conference convenors at Conference.EZJM.

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