A Musical Editorial

A Musical Editorial

Dec 29

The “Times of Israel” recently picked up a song from “Voices From the Other Side” as a “top op” (op/ed) to share with their readers. This song is a dark satire about the State of Israel’s ongoing struggle with Western public opinion. Audio and video at the link: Song of Zion The struggle goes on. Today (December 29th, 2013), four katushya rockets were fired...

The King and I – Thanks for the Memories (and Melodies)

The King and I – Thanks for the Memories (and Melodies)

May 27

I’m still floating from the experience of playing the role of a lifetime: Anna in the Jerusalem production of Rogers and Hammerstein’s “The King and I.”  Jerusalem Post columnist Liat Collins was one of the many, many people who came out to see one of our six performances, and — in an article devoted to other issues — she was inspired to declare us...

From Folksinger to Musical Theater Royalty – My Journey to “The King and I”

From Folksinger to Musical Theater Royalty – My Journey to “The King and I”

May 27

Barry Davis of the Jerusalem Post wrote a terrific piece leading up to my appearance as Anna in “The King and I.”  Spoiler: this isn’t the first time I’ve performed in a hoop skirt!  Here’s a scan of the article in all its thumbnail-sized glory, but if you want to actually read the fine print, you can catch it online at the link below: Cashing In On the...

Hebrew Press Takes Notice

Hebrew Press Takes Notice

Feb 11

Remember when Sting sang about being an Englishman in New York?  Well, I’m an American in Israel, and even though more and more Israeli musicians are performing in English, my music is a bit out of the mainstream. That’s why it was so nice to see a Hebrew-language publication pick up on my latest disc, and give a positive shout-out.  This appeared in “Hallel”...

A Review to Write Home About

A Review to Write Home About

Feb 02

When Norm Mast, co-host of The Back Porch radio show broadcasting out of Indiana, named my new disc one of the best of 2012, I thought I couldn’t be more pleased.  But I am. He just wrote to tell me WHY.  And I quote… “Hi Sandy, Al Kniola forwarded your email to me re: our pick of Voices as one of our Best of 2012 selections. You asked why or what made this CD stand out for...