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Klezfest 2016

Monday 15th August 2016 | 9:30 am - Friday 19th August 2016 | 10:30 pm

£135.00 – £250.00
Klezfest 2016

Registration is from 9am to 945am today at SOAS, Vernon Square in room VG04

We are very happy to announce that our world famous Klezmer summer school is back again for 2016.
Join the world famous music school and learn klezmer this summer at KlezFest 2016. Here is a a peek into what you can expect:

  • Traditional klezmer; history, melodies, ornamentation, dance and accompaniment
  • Play music in ensembles and delve into improvisational techniques
  • Interpret scores, jam and perform to the public.
  • Lectures from the cutting edge of academic research

The international faculty will feature some of the very best klezmer musicians from around the world:

Our Faculty for 2016 are:

  • Ilana Cravitz (Violin – UK)
  • Alan Bern (Accordion – USA/DE)
  • Frank London (Trumpet – USA)
  • Joel Rubin (Clarinet – USA)
  • Susi Evans (Clarinet – UK)
  • Guy Schalom (Percussion – UK)
  • Francesca Ter-berg (Cello – UK)
  • Vanessa Vroman (Violin – DE)

More outstanding guest tutors from across the world will be joining the faculty soon. Please keep yourself updated by checking the website.

Full rate: £250
Student / Senior rate: £150

Early bird discount of £15 for bookings made before May 1st 2016.
Additional returnee discount of  £15 for all full price returnees.

Band rate: £120 per band member (only if band book together) To book please email us here.

Minimum instrumental proficiency, Grade 5 or equivalent; no klezmer experience necessary.
The Associated Board of The Royal School of Music guidance on Grade 5 can be found here

All are welcome.
For more information and to book please call 020 7898 4307
Email: gil.karpas@jmi.org.uk

Cancellation charges

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

Senior rate: 65+


Monday 15th August 2016 | 9:30 am
Friday 19th August 2016 | 10:30 pm
£135.00 – £250.00


Vernon Square, Penton Rise, Kings Cross
London, WC1X 9EW United Kingdom
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020 7898 4307
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