Gypsy Violin Showpieces with Orchestra

Steven performs his own arrangements of East-European Gypsy violin showpieces. Selections include virtuosic and passionate Hungarian, Romanian and Ukrainian Gypsy violin music. Steven's orchestral arrangements of these showpieces replicate the sound of traditional East-European urban Gypsy ensembles with the lead "primas" violin accompanied by cimbalom, contra (viola), clarinet and bass using a standard classical chamber ensemble or Pops orchestra. Minimum instrumentation under 20 pieces. Each Gypsy arrangement ranges from 5 to 7 minutes in length.

Steven Greenman with Cleveland Pops Orchestra
Photo by Ted Huddle

Concert possibilities include:

- Adding one or more showpieces to an already existing concert program
- A full solo concert program of all the showpieces with orchestra, ensemble or Pops orchestra
- Steven to lead your chamber ensemble as conductor and soloist in a concert of these pieces

(A demo CD of the live performances with the Cleveland Pops Orchestra available upon request).

Upcoming News/Events

 

 

Steven Greenman is the director of the Case Western Reserve University's new CWRU Klezmer Music Ensemble.  Our next concert will take place Thursday April 26th, 2018 at 7:30pm at Harkness Chapel - 11200 Bellflower Rd, Cleveland, OH 44106.  I hope you can attend this exciting performance by CWRU students!

 

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