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Klezmer Learners
When: 
Monday, November 4, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Monday, November 18, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Monday, December 2, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Monday, December 16, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Monday, December 30, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Where: 
Temple Israel

Event Details

The Klezmer Learners are reconvening for another 6 class series. Please note that this series will be meeting every other week instead of weekly.

Veteran Yiddish musician and singer Yosl Kurland of the Wholesale Klezmer Band teaches the elements of Yiddish music that make it distinctive and "Jewish." We'll work on melody, countermelody, accompaniment, ornamentation, and rhythm. Students will learn to play variations on base melodies, how to tell a story with their instruments, how to accompany traditional Ashkenazic dance. They will incorporate Yiddish style into their playing through singing tunes before playing them.

Free for Temple Israel members. $30 for each 6 class series for non-members.