Cantor Becky Khitrik and Hankus Netsky: "Klezmer"
Sunday, May 21, 2017
Congregation Mishkan Tefila, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline
Klezmer music is lively, foot-tapping instrumental music. The event will include both a lecture on the history and development of Klezmer with live demonstration and "Instant Kelzmer." a jam session. Bring your instruments (your voice counts). This event is part of the Hebrew College-Congregation Miskan Tefila educational series.
Cantor Becky Khitrik holds a master degree of arts in religion from the Yale Institute of Sacred Music and recieved her cantorial ordination and a degree in Jewish studies from Hebrew College. She maintains an active perfromance career as a Klezmer clarinetist and has performed internationally. Hankus Netsky is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, and ethnomusicologist. He chairs the Contemporary Improvisation Department at the New England Conservatory and is founder and director of the Klezmer Conservatory Band, an internationally renowned Yiddish music ensemble.Register Now