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CTMD Tantshoyz, NYC, 11 Mar 2014

New York Klezmer Series (formerly East Village Klezmer Series)
CTMD Tantshoyz—Yiddish Dance Party!

Tuesday, Feb 4, 2014
Stephen Wise Free Synagogue
30 W. 68th St.

Remembering German Goldenshteyn. Lace up your dancing shoes for an evening of shers, bulgars, freylekhs, horas and more, danced to the music of clarinetist German Goldenshteyn. Prior to his untimely death in 2006, Goldenshteyn taught and performed widely, influencing a generation of young musicians around the world to perform his Ottoman-inflected Bessarabian klezmer repertoire.

Tonight's Tanshoyz features master dance leader Michael Alpert, and a live klezmer band led by Goldenshteyn clarinet protege Alex Kontorovich. Featuring a special performance by the Goldenshteyn Kompanye—a new ensemble led by clarinetist Naum Goldenshteyn (German's grand-nephew), who recently relocated to New York from Israel. Also performing are Dan Blacksberg (trombone), Christina Crowder (accordion), Aaron Alexander (percussion), Brian Glassman (bass) and Pete Rushefsky (tsimbl/cimbalom)

All Concerts begin at 7:30pm; $15. jam sessions afterward
Klezmer Instrumental Music at 5:30pm. $25 per class,
Kidz Klezmer Band starts at 4pm—see page for pricing.
Full night pass—$35 (includes class, concert & jam sesson)

More info: aaronalexander.com/wp/ or email NY Klezmer Series

New York Klezmer Series is hosted by and receives support from the Stephen Wise Free Synagogue. We are also supported by The Center for Traditional Music and Dance. Our media co-sponsors are Workmen's Circle.

Support for the NY Klezmer Series is provided by public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a State Agency in partnership with Governor Andrew Cuomo. Major support for the An-sky Institute for Jewish Culture was provided to the Center for Traditional Music and Dance by the Keller-Shatanoff Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Atran Foundation. Additional support was provided by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the Mertz Gilmore Foundation, New York Community Trust, the Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, the Scherman Foundation and the Gilder Foundation.

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