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JMI Online: Klezfest 2021


Monday 12th July
Thursday 15th July
£80 – £120
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Adult Full Price
Klezfest 2021
£ 120.00
Student / Senior
Klezfest 2021
£ 80.00

We are very happy to announce that our world famous Klezmer summer school is back again for 2021.

Join the world famous music school and learn klezmer this summer at KlezFest 2021. Here is a a peek into what you can expect:

  • Arranging and composing klezmer music
  • Jam session survival training
  • Harmonising klezmer music
  • Jam sessions
  • How to make your instrument speak Yiddish

  • Teaching in instruments groups
  • Woodwind
  • Brass
  • Upper strings
  • Lower strings
  • Percussion
  • Plucked strings
  • Accordion & piano


    Woodwind:  Susi Evans (Clarinet), Michael Winograd (Clarinet), Laurent Clouet (clarinet),
    Brass: Susan Hoffman Watts (trumpet), Dan Blacksberg (Trombone) Frank London (Trumpet)
    Upper strings: Amit Weisberger (Violin), Anna Lowenstein (Violin), Flora Curzon (Violin) Deborah Strauss (violin)
    Lower strings: Francesca Ter-Berg (Cello),
    Percussion: Simon Roth (Drums),
    Plucked strings: Jeff Warschauer (Guitar/Mandolin),
    Accordion/piano: Alan Bern (accordion), Szilvia Csaranko (Accordion/Piano),


    • Scholarships: If you are a current student and would like a scholarship to support your application fees we are able to offer you a reduction in exchange for your voluntary assistance to the JMI team during the week. The commitment will be based around your studies to ensure that you do not miss any classes and learning.

    • Technical Scholarships: We have 4 places available for students who are technically proficient and would like to assist the tutors. This is limited to one in each level, so please be in touch with the JMI team about this after you have registered and we can discuss this further and arrange your registration.

    • Any questions? Please don’t hesitate to contact JMI team for extra information about the course.

    Full rate £120
    Student / Senior rate £80
    Senior rate is set at 65+
    Scholarship rate / Technical Scholarships please contact the team.

    Refund policy:
    10% if cancelled before 1 June.
    25% if cancelled after 1 July.

    Daily timings:

    Monday 12th July: 5pm-8.30pm
    Tuesday 13th July: 5pm-8.30pm
    Wednesday 14th July: 5pm-8.30pm
    Thursday 15th July: 5pm-8.30pm

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