Performing intimate spiritual music and building joyous singing communities.
      1. Mozi's Nigun Ana B'Choakh - Joey Weisenberg & The Hadar Ensemble


Photo by Emil Cohen

Joey Weisenberg is the Creative Director of the Hadar’s Rising Song Institute, and is the author of Building Singing Communities. He’s a multi-instrumentalist musician, singer and composer who has performed and recorded internationally with dozens of bands in a wide variety of musical styles.

Having come to cherish the imperfectly beautiful music of normal people singing together, Joey works to empower communities around the world to unlock their musical and spiritual potential, and to make music a lasting and joy-filled force in shul and in Jewish life.

His nigunim have become popular worldwide.

Building Singing Communities

Using ideas from his book Building Singing Communities, Joey teaches communities how to come together to make music a lasting and joy-filled force in shul and Jewish life.

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A Brooklyn-Based Prayer Leader Heralds a Revolution in Jewish Music

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Videos, Music, Books

Enjoy performance footage, instructional videos, sample music tracks from Joey’s discography, published books and articles, and more!

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Joey enjoys performing intimate concerts in communities world-wide…

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Weddings & Simchas

…and playing with the Raya Brass Band for unusually fun weddings!  Here are some options:

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Mechon Hadar’s Rising Song Institute

As Creative Director of Hadar’s Rising Song Institute, Joey has helped to create some wonderful new resources for prayer leaders and folks who like to sing.

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When and where Joey is performing and teaching next.

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Articles about Joey and his music.

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Photos:  Dan Rous, Christopher Geller, Josh Freed, Emil Cohen, Aleya Schwartz

Photos by Dan Rous