Here you can find a list of articles about
the Joseph Achron Society:
"Samuel Zerin, Reviving a lost Jewish composer" - The Jewish Week, 36 Under 36 2012
"Each year, the Jewish Week prints a special section profiling 36 up-and-coming young Jews who are retooling Jewish life through
innovation in Jewish arts, philanthropy, media, social justice, the rabbinate and community life here in New York..."
"A Modern Musical Miracle" - Today's Israel
"Pretty soon, I began to receive enthusiastic e-mails from around the world. A Japanese violin-maker wanted a photo... A
South African librarian asked about literature on Achron's life. A Polish-Lithuanian organization wanted to organize a concert in
Achron's birthplace. A Spanish violinist requested the manuscripts to Achron's rare concerto cadenzas..."
"A Legend Reborn: Rescuing Joseph Achron from Obscurity" - Pro Musica Hebraica Blog
"Arnold Schoenberg and Jascha Heifetz considered him one of the greatest composers of their generation. He developed a
revolutionary new system of playing the violin, which is now considered commonplace. He was one of the most celebrated and
influential Jewish nationalist composers and was one of the first to..."
"Joseph Achron Society" - Teruah Jewish Music Blog
"Joseph Achron was a highly regarded classical violinist and composer at the turn of the 20th Century. He was Jewish and, as is
noted in Wikipedia, '[h]is preoccupation with Jewish elements and his desire to develop a 'Jewish' harmonic and contrapuntal idiom
underscored and informed much of his work'...
"Rediscovering Joseph Achron" - Prone to Violins Blog
"The Joseph Achron Society, headed by pianist Samuel Zerin, is working on digitizing and publishing dozens of Achron's scores...
The project reminds me of the rediscovery of J.S. Bach's music, Antonio Vivaldi's, and Jan Dismas Zelenka's as well. There are
literally thousands of violinists out there who will be able, for the first time, to study and play these magnificent works..."
"New Beginning in Brandenburg for Composer Joseph Achron" - Jewish Daily Forward / Arty-Semite Blog
"As part of their season-long exploration of music suppressed by the Third Reich, the Brandenburg Symphoniker, conducted by
Robin Engelen, will present the first German performance of Achron's third violin concerto (and also the first performance in over
70 years), on a program that also includes Mendelssohn's..."
"Music Moves Me: The Original Remix" - Detroit Jewish News / Red Thread Magazine
"When I left Detroit to spend a year in Israel, I only planned to improve my Hebrew. Instead, I returned with a business, a
fiancée, and clear-cut goals for my future..."
"Former Book Center Intern Founds the Joseph Achron Society" - National Yiddish Book Center
"Discover the Joseph Achron Society, which was founded by former Steiner intern and musician Sam Zerin. The organization's
mission is to raise awareness of and interest in the music of Joseph Achron, who was perhaps the most talented, prolific, and
original composer to come out of the St. Petersburg Society for Jewish Folk Music..."