Artistry: Creative Pathways

Enter the virtual studio with Joey to learn about composing, arranging, producing, and performing your own music. Explore strategies and concepts for leading deeply moving communal prayer.

 
 
Access Everything for $18/Month

 

Artist Mentorship

Joey addresses significant questions that come up for emerging and maturing artists while investigating the differences between craft and artist.

Explore the Path of Artistry

Composing Nigunim

Find a spark of musical beauty and turn it into a song! Delve into the process of receiving and writing Jewish melodies, through inspiration and craft.

Learn to Compose

Arranging

Transform a simple musical sketch into a fully realized song by adding instruments, form, and energetic build.

Learn to Arrange

Davening Artistry

Learn how to lead deeply moving communal prayer by infusing the liturgy with traditional chants and modern melodies.

Learn the Art of Prayer Leadership

  Coming soon!  

  This course will be available in early 2024.  

Producing

Best practices and hard-won advice for aspiring musicians, producers and sonic engineers to move tracks from “demo to done” and create albums.


  Coming soon!  

  This course will be available in early 2024.  

Performing

Unpack the inner work and outer effort required to create music with a live audience, with both spiritual and practical advice for singing on stage.


  Coming soon!  

  This course will be available in early 2024.  

Studio Musician

Explore possibilities for creating sonic textures and turning demos into songs, and get a glimpse behind the music of Rising Song Records.


Live Performance Archive

Watch videos from recording sessions for Joey’s albums and complete live performances with the Hadar Ensemble. Many of the videos in this archive or only not available anywhere else.

Access Everything for $18/Month

Jump into music, prayer, and artistry today! Explore all of the master classes in Jewish song and prayer with Joey Weisenberg, including 18 comprehensive courses (1000+ videos) in the Jewish spiritual soundscape, from communal song (nigun) and prayer-leading (nusach), to musical wisdom (Torah), composition, and playing of instruments, as well as virtual events for members and an extensive archive of live performance videos.

 “Along with having a beautiful voice, Joey Weisenberg emits the warmth and welcome that makes a wonderful teacher. ” 

Frequently Asked Questions

Try the opening chapter of the Art of the Nigun series, where Joey sings and teaches 18 beautiful melodies, explaining the tunes’ origins and uses. This series is a great chance to revisit some of Joey’s most beloved nigunim and to discover older melodies from Hasidic tradition, to get a foundational understanding of how this music works, and to begin to use melody as a spiritual practice on your own and in communal contexts.

For beginner musicians, the Guitar Basics course is the place to start! There you can learn essential chords and concepts of Jewish roots music for guitar, and start to play communal favorites like “Lincoln’s Nigun.” Joey’s patient teaching method, gleaned from years of experience as a teacher, helps you to understand not just where to put your fingers, but how the music is working!

Yes! Subscribers to Joey’s master class library get access to an extensive live performance archive with videos from album recording sessions and complete concerts with the Hadar Ensemble. Many of these videos are only available on this site.

In the opening chapter of the Art of the Nigun series, Joey sings 18 beautiful melodies, explaining the tunes’ origins and uses. This series is a great chance to revisit some of Joey’s most beloved nigunim and to discover older melodies from Hasidic tradition.

The Torah of Music is another great video series to explore for music fans. This course is designed for anyone who would like to learn about the musical-spiritual dreamscape of the Jewish tradition through stories and teachings. These videos are for inspiration rather than skill building. 

A subscription of $18 per month includes access to all courses (1,000+ videos) in the master class library, as well as periodic Zoom gatherings, recordings of all past webinars, an archive of live performance videos, and a community message board.

No long-term commitment is required. You can cancel your subscription at any time.

Subscribe here!

More Pathways Into Jewish Song

Close

Join our musical community!

Sign up here to stay in the loop about Joey's music and to receive musical updates from the Rising Song Institute and Hadar Institute.