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Meet Augustina Kapoti


Augustina Kapoti is looking forward to working as the Junior Conducting Fellow of the Zemel Choir for the 2019/2020 season. Augustina studied Musicology at the School of Philosophy in the University of Athens. She has been distinguished in two orchestral conducting Masterclasses/Competitions: New York 2014 and Graz 2017. Augustina was accepted to pursue a Master’s Degree in Orchestral Conducting from both the Boston Conservatory and Bard College-Conservatory of Music in New York receiving a full scholarship. She graduated with a Master’s Degree in Orchestral and Choral Conducting where her teachers included Harold Farberman and Dr.James Bagwell. During her studies in New York she also had the opportunity to attend Composition classes with the prestigious composers George Tsontakis and Joan Tower. Two of her compositions were selected to be performed by the ‘’Da Capo Chamber Players’’ and notable reviews followed. While in New York, she met and was invited to follow Maestro Jeffrey Milarsky in his rehearsals and concerts.
Augustina had the honour to pursue her second Master’s Degree in Choral Conducting with Simon Halsey, CBE at the University of Birmingham in the U.K. and before graduating she was appointed Music Director and Conductor of the Northfield Notes Community Choir. In December 2018, Augustina was commissioned by the London Symphony Orchestra- Chorus and Simon Halsey to be one of his assistant conductors for the U.K. premiere ‘’Public Domain’’ by David Lang at the Barbican Centre in London. Augustina currently works as a freelance conductor.



Recent Yom Hashoah Concert at JW3

Tickets available now from JW3

Tickets available now from JW3


Come and Sing Aaron Copland


Come and Sing Bloch's Sacred Service

Bloch’s Sacred Service is unique amongst Jewish liturgical repertory in being a full setting of the Sabbath morning prayers. Unfolding over five parts, the work is set for baritone soloist (representing the cantor), choir and orchestra who, in various combinations, blend high art with Jewish sacred sounds…

This March, the Zemel Choir invite you to learn, and perform, this beautiful work… from scratch! From Hebrew pronunciation to liturgical significance, Zemel’s esteemed Musical Director, Benjamin Wolf, will guide you through the piece culminating in a final performance.

In preparation, you are welcome to join Zemel at their weekly rehearsals at 8pm on 4 & 11 March,
120 Oakleigh Rd N, London N20 9EZ.

The rehearsal on the 17th March is taking place in the Peter Samuel Hall, inside the Royal Free Hospital. Then the final concert is taking place nearby at Belsize Square Synagogue. Please click on the flyer to REGISTER for the Come and Sing Event

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Come and Sing Leonard Bernstein - 28th October 2018

Come and Sing the music of Leonard Bernstein-An afternoon of music for 15 pounds. If you enjoy singing and have some choral experience, we would welcome you to join with us in an afternoon music workshop and sing through some Bernstein in a celebration of 100 years since his birth. If you require more information please send us a message or email us at

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2018 Come and Sing



Come and Sing 2017-2018