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Weimar Yiddish Summer, Weimar, Germany, Jul 9 - Aug 9

Weimar Yiddish SummerThe Weimar Yiddish Summer, runs this year from July 9 through August 9 in Weimar, Germany.

  • Jul 9–15: Concert Project DIASPORA REDUX
  • Jul 14–15: Symposium: Klezmer and other "other" musics
  • Jul 18–25: Instrumental Workshop: Tradition & New Impulses
    The variety of creative directions in New Jewish Music today is huge, from Radical Jewish Culture through New Traditionalists, reaching from Tokyo, New York, Berlin, Tel Aviv, Moscow to almost everywhere in the world. Join an internationally renowned faculty of performers, composers, scholars and students from all over the world for master classes, individual instruction, ensembles, discussions, jam sessions, concerts and more. For advanced musicians with some background in klezmer, jazz, tango, or related musics, and comfortable both reading and playing by ear.

    Faculty: Aaron Alexander (drums, New York), Alan Bern (accordion/piano, Berlin), Kurt Bjorling (clarinet, Chicago), Paul Brody (brass, Berlin), Stuart Brotman (bass, Berkeley), Christian Dawid (clarinet, Berlin), Steven Greenman (violin, Cleveland), Alex Kontorovich (reeds, New York), Cesar Lerner (piano/accordion, Buenos Aires), Sanne Micke (accordion, Berlin), Marcelo Moguilevsky (reeds, Buenos Aires), Jiska ter Bals (violin, Amsterdam).
  • Jul 27–31: Yiddish Dance Music for Musicians Workshop
    July 28–31Yiddish Dance Workshop
  • Aug 2–Aug 9: Beginning and Intermediate Yiddish Language Course
  • Aug 2–Aug 9: Yiddish Song Workshop

For further information and application and application, www.yiddish-summer-weimar.de

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