Valley Klezmer Band open rehearsals, Northhampton, MA, every Thursday
The Valley Klezmer Band has ongoing rehearsal on Thursday nights from 7:30–9pm at the Lander-Grinspoon Academy in Northampton, MA, and occasionally in Amherst!!! Bring your instrument and play!!! Join the VKB and play klezmer and Israeli party music! Learn klezmer dance-forms such as khosidls, freylekhs and horas. You'll also learn the basics of making band arrangements.
The VKB is a performing ensemble open to the community. You should have at least intermediate competency on your instrument, and be able to read music or learn quickly by ear. Sheet music and CDs will be provided. The fee is $50 - $100, sliding scale, for around 10 sessions.
Scholarships are available.
Please email Amy Rose (preferred) or call 413-253-3831.
The VKO is directed by Amy Rose, flutist, pianist and accordionist. In 1987, Amy founded Klezamir, one of New England's premier klezmer bands. Klezamir recorded four CDs and has performed at hundreds of concerts and parties around New England. Amy also teaches piano and flute. Please email Amy Rose (preferred) or call 413-253-3831. The VKO is supported by a grant from the Harold Grinspoon Foundation