Klezmer with Cantor Becky Khitrik and Hankus Netsky

May 21, 2017 Brookline Free 0
(Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
(Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

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).

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.

This event is part of the Hebrew College-Congregation Miskan Tefila educational series.

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Sunday, May 21, 2017, 9:30 am - 11:15 am
384 Harvard St Campus
384 Harvard St
Brookline, MA 02446

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