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Audition for Wesleyan’s Klezmer Band

Sophie Breitbart ’16 writes:

klezmerLike to fuse musical styles? Enjoy improvising with laid-back musicians? Can’t tell a khosidl from a kolomeike?Audition for Wesleyan’s one and only KLEZMER band, Veeblefetzer!

All instruments are welcome. Come with a brief musical selection (~30 seconds).

If you’re eager to meet the mensches but unable to come at this time, email Matthew Stein (mstein[at]wes) to arrange an audition.

Date: Saturday, September 13th
Time: 1 – 3 PM
Place: Music Studios

Music, Dancing, and Food for Simchat Torah

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Courtesy of Matthew Stein ’16:

Join the Jewish community for a night of music from Wesleyan’s klezmer band Veeblefetzer, dancing led by world-renowned Yiddish dance master Steve Weintraub (WHAT A MENSCH!), and free food (IT’S FREE!) Shabbat services will begin at 5:30, the festivities will start immediately afterwards at approximately 6:15, and a home-cooked Shabbat dinner will follow as usual.

Sponsored by the Yiddish Book Center with support from the Jack & Ruthe B. Cowl Center for Jewish Culture.

Date: Friday, September 27
Time: 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Place: The Bayit (157 Church St)
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Klezmer Concert Today at the Bayit

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Matthew Stein ’16 and the rest of the Wesleyan Klezmer Band want you to stop kvetching and start dancing:

Come to the Bayit at 3 PM to enjoy an afternoon of lively klezmer tunes performed by the recently formed/restarted Wesleyan Klezmer Band. Dancing encouraged! It is free!

Date: April 28 (today)
Time: 3 PM – 4:30 PM
Place: The Bayit (157 Church Street)
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Klezmer band meeting

Submitted by Micah Wylde ’12:

klezmer2Love klezmer music? Have no idea what it is, but play an instrument? Come join the Wesleyan klezmer ensemble! Klezmer is an exciting musical tradition which developed primarily in the shtetls of Eastern Europe, known for its expressive melodies reminiscent of the human voice.

Email ascherbenske(at)wesleyan(dot)edu for more information, or come to our first meeting this Thursday at 5 pm at 6 Knowles Ave (across from the main entrance of Freeman).

Date: September 24
Time:
5- 7 pm
Place:
6 Knowles Ave