Klezmer Lectures

1) An overview on East European Jewish instrumental music (klezmer):

- understanding the word "klezmer"
- a description of the musicians and their lives
- the repertoire of the klezmorim
- the differences between "European" and "American" klezmer music

2) A lecture/demonstration of the klezmer violin focusing on its style, ornamentation and repertoire.

3) A lecture/demonstration comparing the original klezmer compositions of Steven Greenman to those from the existing klezmer repertoire.

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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