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Klezfest 2019

Sunday 18th August 2019 Friday 23rd August 2019

We are very happy to announce that our world famous Klezmer summer school is back again for 2019. Join the world famous music school and learn klezmer this summer at KlezFest 2019. 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. Alan Bern – Accordion (DE/USA) – Head of Faculty Susi Evans – Clarinet (UK) – Assistant Head of Faculty Ilana Cravitz – Violin (UK) Merlin Shepherd – Clarinet (UK) Ilya Shneyveys – Accordion Craig Judelman – Violin Indra Buraczewska – Bass Andreas Schmitges – Mandolin/Guitar/Dance (DE) Sarha Moore – Brass Simon Roth – Drums and percussion Sayumi Yoshida – Dance (DE) With more faculty being announced very soon. FEES: Full rate £250 (£225 if booked before 1st June 2019) Student / Senior rate £175 (£150 if booked before 1st June 2019) Senior rate is set at 65+ Band Bookings: If you are in a band and would like to enjoy huge discounts then sign up with 3 or more members of your band together and enjoy paying only £125 each. For more information please email gil.karpas@jmi.org.uk Refund policy: 10% if cancelled before 1 June. 25% if cancelled after 1 July. 50% if cancelled after 1 August. Daily timings: Sunday 18th August: 1pm-6pm This is a welcome day for registration, lectures and concerts with the other schools of Yiddish and Yiddish Song. Formal teaching starts Monday. Monday 19th August: 9.30am-8pm Tuesday 20th August: 9.30am-8pm Wednesday 21st August: 9.30am-8pm Thursday 22nd August: 9.30am-10pm Friday 23rd August: 9.30am-5pm


Sunday 18th August 2019
Friday 23rd August 2019
£150 – £250
SOAS, Main Building, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square,
London, WC1H 0XG
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Andrea Finn David Paskett David Phelops sandrine magnano Lesley Cowey Norman Guthartz Elisabeth Buecher Adina Presman Joanne Green Anna Stegeman Karen Yarnell sian phillips Serena Nassini Ruti Lachs Tony Talbot Martin Weightman Louise Lawrence roger dacier Miss Naomi Charatan Aldert Prast Fiona Frank John Birchall Annika Lyytikainen Clare Cummings Nigel Haywood Samuel Leon Martina Schwarz Benjamin Lambert Edward Jarvis Oliver Presman Jess Skelton David Nissen Anna Pereles Rob Sint Nicolaas Dr D S Gillett Sarah Yaxley Lucy Wells