Allan has taught Music History classes geared towards older adults for the past ten years. Topic have included a wide range of studies, including classical, popular, jazz, and choral music. There are generally two 12-session courses each year, one held in the fall and one in the spring. There is also usually a short course in the summer. Courses are held on Monday and Friday mornings in Durham at Judea Reform Congregation. For more information on current classes contact Allan at email@example.com
Lessons in Singing and Musicianship
Allan enjoys giving private lessons in singing, music theory, composing, and general musicianship to musicians of all ages and ability levels. To learn more about taking lessons with Allan, contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org
Composing and Arranging
Allan composes and arranges music for worship, youth choirs and bands, women's and mixed choirs. He strives to create music that is enjoyable to perform and to hear. Some important influences include Victoria, Bach, Schubert, and Gershwin.
Allan has worked at Judea Reform since 2010 as an service leader, conductor, accompanist, and educator for folks of all ages. To learn more about Judea Reform, visit www.judeareform.org
Allan is the Founding Director of SONAM, a chorus committed to creating high-quality sacred and secular choral music in a collaborative environment and giving back to the community. SONAM was founded in 2012 with two primary missions: to make excellent choral music, focusing primarily on the Renaissance and modern eras, and to support local non-profits through benefit concerts. SONAM consists of about 20 talented singers from central North Carolina and is led by Allan Friedman, director, and Jane Lynch, accompanist. SONAM is a volunteer organization sustained by donations of time and resources. To learn more about Sonam go to www.sonamchorus.org