The 2013 Jewish American Heritage Month honorees are Sy Brenner and Yale Strom.
Yale Strom is no stranger to the Jewish music world. He’s currently serving as the artist-in-residence for the Jewish Studies Program at San Diego State University. Strom is best known not only for his performance but for his films and books.
Together with Outside the Box, Boston Jewish Music Festival will be presenting the grand finale event, a concert by Shye Ben-Tzur & The Rajasthan Gypsies. This is a unique multi-ethnic, Israeli and Indian ensemble that produces ‘world devotional music.’ Don’t miss what promises to be a remarkable free concert Sunday, July 21, 4 pm at Boston City Hall Plaza.
Shpilndik! Zingendik! Tantsndik! (Play! Sing! Dance!) July 31 – August 3 2013
A Hands-On Introduction to Klezmer Instrumental Music, Yiddish Song, and Dance
With Deborah Strauss, Jeff Warschauer
Whether you have some experience as a klezmer player, Yiddish singer or dancer, or are completely new to the style, this hands-on workshop offers a feast of Eastern European Yiddish instrumental, vocal music and dance. ?This workshop will be taught with a lively, integrated approach?a marriage of instruments, singing and movement. Working by ear and with written music, we will explore ways to express the full potential of Yiddish music and dance, as individuals and as a group. Daily topics will include Eastern European Jewish modality, klezmer phrasing, articulation and ornamentation, Yiddish song repertoire and style, and Yiddish dance steps, gestures and movement.…
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Jalopy Theater and School of Music presents
A Workshop in
TRADITIONAL YIDDISH SINGING
Sunday June 23rd 2pm – 4pm
Vocal Techniques for Authentic Yiddish Singing
Rare Nineteenth Century Ballads and Lyrical Songs
featuring the most beautiful of melodies and poignant of stories
taught in detail from Original Field Recordings
Learn to produce the delicate yet focused sound of traditional Yiddish singers
Reproduce the melismatic embellishment traditionally used
to enhance the singing of this beautiful repertoire
Sing with increased comfort, clarity, and control
Sculpt vocal lines to effect maximum expression
Taught by Acclaimed Vocalist, Researcher, and Instructor Carol Freeman
315 Columbia Street Brooklyn, NY
10 minute subway ride from Manhattan