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JMI - Transforming Lives Through Jewish Music


We are the Jewish Music Institute. We curate, educate and celebrate – bringing to life this rich seam in world culture. Our mission encompasses the music of the Jewish people wherever they are and wherever they have been, preserving and developing this great genre for the benefit of present and future generations. Please support our work.

AUGUST - 23rd to 28th - LONDON

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNTS UNTIL 1ST JUNE 2020

OT AZOY 2020

Ot Azoy 2020
23rd - 28th August 2020
£150 – £250
JMI, SOAS, London


Discover JMI’s famous full immersion courses in Yiddish Language, Song and Culture for people of all ages, levels and backgrounds, where even complete beginners learn to speak, read, write, sing and even dream in Yiddish in a week.

Ot Azoy Yiddish language classes are held at 5 levels and are directed by the head of Yiddish at UCL, Dr Khayele Beer with a faculty of world class Yiddish tutors and experts. As well as hands-on classroom teaching, the course also features an extensive cultural programme of music, theatre, poetry and lectures from a world of Yiddish past and present. Shura Lipovsky, the outstanding Director of The Golden Peacock (Goldene Pave), will also teach a daily session of Yiddish song.
Khayele Beer and Sonia Pinkusowtiz-Dratwa
Lily Khan
Sima Beeri
Simo Muir
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GOLDEN PEACOCK 2020

Golden Peacock 2020
23rd - 28th August 2020
£150 – £250
JMI, SOAS, London


Learn to sing Yiddish song at Golden Peacock Yiddish Song School in the heart of London at SOAS this Summer 2020.

The Golden Peacock is the Yiddish Song course led by internationally acclaimed Yiddish singer and teacher Shura Lipovsky with esteemed colleagues from around the world. It is designed for all singers who wish to deepen their knowledge of the rich Yiddish song repertoire.

You will spend the morning studying music theory, repertoire, roots and traditions of Yiddish Song, modes and melodies. Afternoons will focus on studying further repertoire, master-classes and will feature a Yiddish Choir. You will be amazed at how much you will be learning, singing and performing Yiddish song in only one week!
Shura Lipovsky
Polina Shepherd
Sveta Kundish
Joseph Finlay
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KLEZFEST 2020

Klezfest 2020
23rd - 28th August 2020
£150 – £250
JMI, SOAS, London


We are very happy to announce that our world famous Klezmer summer school returns, better than ever, for 2020. This is your chance to learn klezmer this summer at KlezFest 2020. Here is a a peek into what you can expect:
  • Traditional klezmer; history, melodies, ornamentation, dance and accompaniment
  • Play music in ensembles and delve into improvisational techniques
  • Interpret scores, jam and perform to the public.
  • Hands-on tutoring from world leading experts.
  • The international faculty will feature some of the very best klezmer musicians from around the world
For more information please email gil.karpas@jmi.org.uk
Susi Evans (clarinet) & Szilvia Csaranko (accordion & piano)
Francesca Ter-Berg (Cello) & Flora Curzon (Violin)
Waxband - Amit Weisberger (Violin)
Andreas Schmitges - (Plucked strings and dance)
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Klezmer International (USA-UK-Russia) Trio,
Wednesday 25th March
The Rosehill Tavern
Rose Hill Terrace
Brighton
BN1 4JL
Doors: 19.00
Concert: 19:30 - 22:00    
£10 – £15
Jake Shulman-Ment – violin. New York
Francesca Ter-Berg – cello, vocals.  London
Polina Shepherd – vocals, keyboard. Brighton, originally Kazan, Russia
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TRANSFORMING LIVES

Seeking support for the JMI Education Programmes for school children, teenagers and young adults.

 

JMI's mission is to educate, entertain and inspire people of all ages and backgrounds through a diverse and exciting programme of concerts, workshops, lectures and summer schools, attractive to Jews and non-Jews alike. 
Your donation can help us achieve this.

 

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FRIENDS OF JMI

Support JMI’s flourishing programme of concerts, events and workshops, which are made possible by the support and generosity of friends, patrons and sponsors.

  1. 10% off JMI Co-promoted events, masterclasses and lectures 
  2. 10% off Summer School applications 
  3. Invitation to gala and exclusive events
  4. Automatic subscription to the E-Newsletter
  5. Advanced notification and booking of all concerts and events

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