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Golden Peacock 2017

Sunday 6th August 2017 - Friday 11th August 2017

£150.00 – £250.00
Golden Peacock

Venue: The courses take place at SOAS, Russell Square, Thornhaugh Street, WC1H 0XG (NOT VERNON SQ)
Registration: Sunday is a welcome day, please be at DLT SOAS, Main building for 1145am
Classes will start at 10am through to 6pm Monday to Thursday and until 4pm on Friday 

Learn to sing Yiddish song at Golden Peacock Yiddish Song School in the heart of London at SOAS this Summer 2017.

The Golden Peacock  The Yiddish Song course led by internationally acclaimed Yiddish singer and teacher Shura Lipovsky with esteemed colleagues from around the world. It is designed for all singers who wish to deepen their knowledge of the rich Yiddish song repertoire.

This year we are offering two choices:

Music: If you wish to study a more music based course, you spend the morning studying music theory, repertoire, roots and traditions of Yiddish Song, modes and melodies. While afternoons will focus on studying further repertoire, master-classes and a Yiddish Choir.

or Culture, language and Song: If you wish to study a more culture based course, you will spend the morning studying Yiddish language. While the afternoons will focus on studying further repertoire, Master classes and a Yiddish Choir (or films)

You will be amazed at how much you will be learning, singing and performing Yiddish song in only one week!

Here are a few reasons why this promises to be a week not to be missed this summer

  • This is the only opportunity in the UK to immerse yourself in the deep and inspiring world of Yiddish Song for a whole week with interesting and like-minded people of all ages and from all backgrounds.
  • You will have the privilege of working with some of the UK’s, USA’s and Europe’s top educators and performers. No matter what your level in Yiddish whether a beginner or a budding linguist, professional singer or amateur enthusiast, you will benefit from the width and breath of programmes on offer through the week, both day and night.
  • The programme is based at SOAS, the heart of Ethnomusicology and the study of world cultures in the UK, at the Russell Square Campus in central London. What better chance to combine meeting an eclectic bunch of Yiddish enthusiasts with exploring one of Europe’s finest capital cities.
  • Any questions? Please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the JMI team for extra information about the course, accommodation advice or financial support.

Full rate £250
Student / Senior rate £175
Senior rate is set at 65+

10% if cancelled before 1 June.
25% if cancelled after 1 July.
50% if cancelled after 1 August.


Sunday 6th August 2017
Friday 11th August 2017
£150.00 – £250.00


SOAS, Main Building, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square,
London, WC1H 0XG
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