Balkan Music &
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Virtual Camps 2021

Mark your calendars for Virtual Camps 2021! West Coast will be held June 25-27, 2021; and East Coast will run August 13-15, 2021. As last year, each camp will feature three days of immersive classes, live-music performances, and community gatherings. Much more information to come.

Until registration is open for this summer’s weekend events, check out last year’s camp programs here: West Coast 2020 and East Coast 2020.


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El Cerrito, California

Free Survey of Yiddish Song Style Workshop, online

April 19, 2020 at 2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

Yiddish folk song condenses all the emotion, humor, and salty directness of Yiddish language and culture. Song style includes breath-based ornaments, free changes in register and rhythm, flexible melodies, and ornaments such as the krekhts (sob), zifts (sigh) and dreydlekh (turns). In this online workshop we’ll listen deeply to some great Yiddish folksingers, learn songs together, and explore stylistic techniques. We’ll also survey Yiddish song resources that participants can enjoy at home.

Online - rsvp to workshops@klezcalifornia.org for sign-in info
6714 Gladys Ave
El Cerrito, California 94530
US