Biography

B"H

Berklee College of Music Alumni (Bachelor's in Jazz guitar/composition) in 1986. Private student of Jazz master guitarist Jon Damian, Al Defino and Bret Willmott. In additional to Berklee College, in 1985 joined the Boston Conservatory to become the last student of the late Dr. Hugo Norden, a master doctor emeritus, professor of Composiiton and Counterpoint from the direct lineage of J. S. Bach. Also became a private composition student of the late professor emeritus, Jeronimas Kačinskas (Lithuanian-born American composer) and of the professor emeritus, John Bavicchi. Later, was accepted and became a Florida State Univerity Alumni, graduated (Masters) in Music Composition & Conducting and (minor) Computer Science. A MENSA candidate, was self taught in 10 computer programming languages. That led to his work in the development of Science and in Technology for many years in the USA, including Artificial Intelligence works for The Juilliard School of Music, Lincoln Center, NY. Also, as an Apple Macintosh Partner, and in the mid-90's for EDS. Later became Director of Technology for Bellsouth / Safra Corp., and Vice-President of Technology/CIO for Nextel Corporation. Had his rabbinical studies with Rabbi Avrohom G. Yachnes and Yeshiva Chofetz Chaim, Yeshiva Chofetz Chaim. Later with Rabbi Sholom Lipsker, Chabad, Rabbi Feivish M. Dalfin, Chabad, Rabbi Yitzchak Ginsburgh, Gal Enai,and Rabbi Meir Avraham Iliovits, Satmar. In Portuguese, published "Aromas Espirituais" (Mystical ma'amarim/discourses), "Chesed L'Avraham" (parshiot al pi Kabbalah/Chassidut), "Darosh Darash" (72 deep questions/answers on Kabbalah, including Brit Kodesh subjects), and "Cuidado! Sua alma pode estar em perigo" (Kabbalah Ma'asit, on what happens when you transgress Torah law). In English, "The Eclipse" (a philosophical play about teshuva), and "Etz L'Shliach" (Thoughts on Kiruv al pi Kabbalah - for rabbis). Avrech Kollel, Beit Yitzchak Satmar Chareidi Kehila (Brazil). Created the Beit Arizal 3 years ago - an institution/mosad solely dedicated to the spreading of kosher Kabbalah in Brazil. Web sites: www.portaisdacabala.com.br (Portuguese), nahardinur.blogspot.com ( English). 150 recorded CD titles on Kabbalah. And 200+ recorded speeches on subjects of Kabbalah in the framework of Halacha/Mussar. Also direct a fully observant Bnei Noach group. The Beit Arizal has just became "Beit Arizal Publishing House". Recentely released "The Kabbalah of Music" with an original niggunin (for piano and violin) included in a CD, and "Divrei Yoel", a commentary on the prophecy of Yoel Hanavi al pi Kabbalah, and Levushei Tufrah, the mystical revelations about the life of Adam in Gan Eden. Rabbi Avraham also teaches virtual classes on his own Internet channel at www.portaisdacabala.com.br. Other works are now in production, such as a book on Torah and Science. Ufaratza!

Music rss

Title Genre Released Plays
"The Descent of the Soul" - Symphonic Tone Poem, Op. 18 Classical Jul 6, 2011 565
Valse d'amore for string quartet Classical Mar 15, 2011 387
Seventh Requiem for Western Music Classical Mar 13, 2011 562
Sixth Requiem for Western Music Classical Mar 11, 2011 321
Fifth Requiem for Western Music Classical Mar 10, 2011 376
Fourth Requiem for Western Music Classical Mar 10, 2011 428
Third Requiem for Western Music Classical Mar 10, 2011 382
Second Requiem for Western Music Classical Mar 10, 2011 453
First Requiem for Western Music Classical Mar 9, 2011 390
String Quartet #3 (Second Movement) Classical Mar 8, 2011 331
String Quartet #3 (First Movement) Classical Feb 22, 2011 380
Trio Apassionato, Adagietto Cantabile, Op. 3 (for Piano, Viola and Clarinet) Classical Feb 20, 2011 401
Trio Apassionato, Presto Misterioso, Op. 3 (for Piano, Viola and Clarinet) Classical Feb 14, 2011 445
Trio Apassionato, Andante Expressivo, Op. 3 (for Piano, Viola and Clarinet) Classical Feb 10, 2011 360
Trio Apassionato, Allegro Vivace, Op. 3 (for Piano, Viola and Clarinet) Classical Feb 7, 2011 408
Piano Étude #13 Classical Feb 2, 2011 540
Piano Étude #12 Classical Feb 1, 2011 514
Piano Étude #11 Classical Jan 31, 2011 541
Piano Étude #10 Classical Jan 30, 2011 658
Piano Étude #9 Classical Jan 26, 2011 643
Piano Étude #8 Classical Jan 26, 2011 851
Piano Étude #7 Classical Jan 25, 2011 451
Piano Étude #6 Classical Jan 25, 2011 484
Piano Étude #5 Classical Dec 24, 2010 910
Piano Étude #4 Classical Dec 24, 2010 607
Piano Étude #3 Classical Dec 23, 2010 463
Piano Étude #2 Classical Dec 22, 2010 627
Piano Étude #1 Classical Dec 22, 2010 538
Dialogue for Flute and Clarinet Classical Dec 20, 2010 437
Niggun L'Todah Classical Dec 20, 2010 477
Dialogue for Piano and Timpani Classical Dec 20, 2010 458
Woodwind Sextet: "Congratulations!" Classical Dec 20, 2010 511
String Quartet #1 Classical Dec 16, 2010 1468
String Quartet #2 "Bessarabian Dances" (Бессарабские танцы) Classical Dec 6, 2010 804
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