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Klezfest 2017

Sunday 6th August 2017 - Friday 11th August 2017

£150.00 – £250.00

Notice for joining students: Sunday 6th is a welcome day which starts at 1pm at SOAS, DLT, Russell square. Formal teaching starts Monday 7th at 930am

We are very happy to announce that our world famous Klezmer summer school is back again for 2017.

Join the world famous music school and learn klezmer this summer at KlezFest 2017. 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
  • Hands-on tutoring from world leading experts.

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

Ros Hawley – Clarinet (UK) – Head of faculty
Ilana Cravitz – Violin (UK)
Susi Evans – Clarinet (UK)
Frank London – Trumpet (USA)
Lorin Sklamberg – Accordion (USA)
Christian Dawid – Clarinet (DE)
Sanne Moricke – Accordion (DE)
Guy Schalom – Percussion (UK)

More faculty being added, please check back for announcements.


Full rate: Early bird: £225 / £250
Student / Senior rate: Early bird: £150 / £175
Band rate: £120 per band member (only if band book together – minimum 3 members of band) To book please email us here.
Scholarships available for those in financial dificulty, please email us.

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+


Sunday 1130am – 6pm
Monday to Thursday: 10am-630pm
Friday 10am – 5pm


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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