Cantor Becky Khitrik and Hankus Netsky: "Klezmer"

Sunday, May 21, 2017
9:30 am

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.

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Admission: Free