The Columbia University Series on Klezmer Music and Yiddish Song

The Columbia University Series on Klezmer Music and Yiddish Song Presents
Three Monday Evening Events: November 22, November 29 and December 13, 2004, 8:00
Curated by Deborah Strauss and Jeff Warschauer of the Strauss/Warschauer Duo,
this series is dedicated to presenting performances and lectures that reflect
the finest current research and creativity in the fields of klezmer music and
Yiddish song.

The 2004 series begins on November 22 with THE FROG AND THE WOODCUTTER:
Yiddish Story, Song and Klezmer Narrations presented by renowned Yiddish teacher
and storyteller Peysakh Fiszman in a special collaboration with the
Strauss/Warschauer Duo.
On November 29 acclaimed Jewish music scholar Dr. Mark Kligman will join the
duo in THE SOUL YOU PLACED WITHIN ME: The Essence of Eastern European Khazones
, Yiddish Song and Klezmer Music.
The series closes on December 13 with THE COLUMBIA KLEZMER BAND AND THE
STRAUSS/WARSCHAUER DUO: Concert and Dance Party, featuring traditional and original
klezmer music and Yiddish songs, followed by dance instruction and a dance
All three events are free and open to the public, and will take place at
Deutsches Haus, 420 West 116th Street (between Amsterdam Avenue and Morningside
Drive) in New York City.
For more information, please contact Jeff Warschauer at 718 399-1147 or