Steven Greenman offers Klezmer Music lectures and demonstrations for audiences of all ages:
I. Music for the Khasene - Traditional East-European Wedding Music
- Steven presents a lecture/musical demonstration of the varied listening and dance music that was performed for the traditional East-European Jewish wedding including the specialized recitations of the badkhn, the wedding master-of-ceremonies.
II. Klezmer Music Overview
- In this lecture, Steven explains the meaning of the word klezmer; discusses klezmer music origins and history, its varied repertoire, the Jewish professional musicians, the stylistic differences between European and American klezmer music, and much more.
III. The Klezmer Violin
- A demonstration/lecture of the klezmer violin focusing on its style, ornamentation and repertoire.
IV. Klezmer Music Composition
- Steven compares his original klezmer compositions to those from the existing klezmer repertoire.