The Big Mix 2024

Join us for a celebration of the music of 21st century London! Celebrated and award winning Senegalese kora player Kadialy Kouyate and the UK’s most prominent Klezmer Accordionist Josh Middleton (Don Kipper) perform a unique and new collaboration. This intercultural journey will bring together the Griot traditions of West Africa and the living heritage of […]

£16 – £18


Discover JMI’s famous full immersion courses in Yiddish Language, Song and Culture for people of all ages, levels and backgrounds, where even complete beginners learn to speak, read, write, sing and even dream in Yiddish in a week. Ot Azoy Yiddish language classes are held at 4 levels, and is led by the international expert […]

Get Tickets £165.00 – £225.00

Golden Peacock 24 – Sing Yiddish

The Golden Peacock The Yiddish Song course is led by Shura Lipovsky, artistic director of Golden Peacock, singer and writer of new Yiddish songs with esteemed colleague, Zalmen Mlotek, Polina Shepherd and Rachel Weston.It is designed for all singers who wish to deepen their knowledge of the rich Yiddish song repertoire. You will spend the morning studying […]

Get Tickets £165.00 – £225.00

Klezfest 2024 – Learn, Play and Perform Klezmer

SOAS SOAS, Thornhaugh St, Russell Square,, London, United Kingdom

Come join us for JMI’s world famous Klezfest! Register early to get a discount - Susi Evans (Head of Faculty- Clarinet/Woodwind), Szilvia Csaranko (accordion/keys), Ilya Shneyveys (Drums/Bass), Jake Shulman-ment (Violin/Upper strings), Francesca Ter-berg (Cello/Tenor Lines) with Sarah Myerson leading the morning dance sessions,  more faculty details to follow. This year we are taking the theme […]

Get Tickets £160.00 – £225.00


Klezmer Youth at Klezfest 2024 Klezmer Youth at Klezfest 2024 is an opportunity for young people aged 8-18 to learn some great klezmer tunes and traditional techniques in a relaxed environment with experienced teachers Ilana Cravitz (violin) and John Macnaughton (clarinet, sax).  Students will learn klezmer tunes from the NKYO (National Klezmer Youth Orkester) repertoire, […]

Get Tickets £75.00 – £80.00

JMI Youth Big Band: Summer Workshop 24

Wednesday 28th & Thursday 29th August 202410am-4pmThe Vortex Jazz Club, Gillett Square, Dalston, London, N16 8AZ£80 full price50% discount for current JMI YBB members50% second sibling discount available Contact JMI Education & Development Manager Raphael Knapp for more information, or simply sign up below! Aimed at young musicians aged 11-19 who are interested in learning exciting and original new […]

Get Tickets £40.00 – £80.00