Balkan Music &
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Virtual Camps 2021

Our online camps feature three days of immersive music and dance classes, live performances, and community gatherings. West Coast Virtual Camp was held June 25-27, 2021; and East Coast was August 13-15, 2021.

Registration is now closed for East Coast Virtual Camp, and did we have a blast! Stay tuned for more great EEFC-sponsored activities.


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San Francisco, California

KlezCalifornia Klezmer Workshop & Jam, with Joshua Horowitz

September 17, 2017 at 1:00 pm – 3:45 pm

Led by internationally renowned klezmer Joshua Horowitz. Josh will build up a repertoire of easy-to-learn rare tunes in the old style from the ground up. Students will learn how to finesse three traditional group accompaniment styles (Terkisher, Duevo, and Hora Lunga) and will learn ornamentation, melodic variation, fills and bass lines. He’ll tackle techniques for on-the-spot arranging, teach secrets for creating and maintaining energy, and develop bandstand communication techniques. Students will learn useful ways of practicing based on Josh’s gentle and methodical ear training and will receive notation of all tunes following the class.

No klezmer experience needed! Bring mute if you are a brass player, and recording device if you like.

Rsvp to 415.789.7679, jams@kezcalifornia.org, or just show up. Please specify which event (date/location), your name, instrument, and any questions.

$25 sliding scale, for participants; pay on site with cash or check. Refreshments included. Listeners welcome, too; donation requested.

Jewish Community Library
1835 Ellis St.
San Francisco, California 94115
U.S.A.