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Klezfest 2019

Sunday 18th August 2019 - Friday 23rd August 2019

£150 – £250

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

Details

Start:
Sunday 18th August 2019
End:
Friday 23rd August 2019
Cost:
£150 – £250

Venue

SOAS, DLT
SOAS, Main Building, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square,
London, WC1H 0XG
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Phone:
02078984307
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