The Hook and Ladder Theater is proud to present an album release show by Tzipporah who is joined by
Sarah Larsson, Voices of Sepharad for a night of Jewish folk music and storytelling.
(She/They) is a Minneapolis-based guitarist and singer-songwriter. She graduated from the music program at University of Minnesota Twin Cities Campus in 2015 and studied under Maja Radovanlija. After graduating Tzipporah became involved with She Rock She Rock, a Minnesota based nonprofit focused on empowering women, trans, and nonbinary folks through the art of music. She taught for three years as a part of She Rock She Rock’s Girls’ Rock and Roll Retreat summer program and served for three years as Vice Chair of the Board of Directors. Tzipporah currently works for Hopewell Music Cooperative North, a Minnesota non-profit dedicated to breaking down barriers in access to music education in North Minneapolis. Tzipporah believes that music is a revolutionary force that can bring awareness to issues of injustice, promote understanding, and foster positive social change. In addition to her involvement with She Rock She Rock and Hopewell Music Cooperative North, Tzipporah is an active performer around the Twin-Cities. In 2019 her artistry and unique sound helped her advance to the semifinal round of Sun and Sky Entertainment’s “Celebration of Music” competition and talent search (at that time she had not yet reclaimed her Hebrew name and was performing under the name Wendy). She currently teaches guitar, ukulele, and songwriting at El Diablo Amps and Guitars in Northeast Minneapolis. https://tzipporahmusic.com
Sarah Jagoda Larsson
sings folk melodies in pursuit of her great-grandmothers’ stories. Old and original music in Yiddish, Hungarian, and Bulgarian, accompanied by drone box and strings. Sarah is a member of The Nightingale Trio and Nanilo, and is host of the new podcast, Folk Will Save Us. www.nightingaletrio.com
Voices of Sepharad celebrates the rich multicultural world of Sephardic music, dance and storytelling. Active since 1986, Voices of Sepharad has performed to critical acclaim throughout North America and Europe. Voices of Sepharad is based in the Twin Cities, Minnesota. http://www.voicesofsepharad.com/
“Sophisticated, poignant, exquisitely crafted, the arts of the Sephardic Jews as exemplified by Voices of Sepharad are at once historic, pertinent, ethnic, and worldly.” ~ Performance Twin Cities