Learn to Dance Yiddish Style with the Experts on Klezmer Music – Sunday, April 18th (2:00 – 3:30 p.m.)
Ever listening to a really great Klezmer band that was so fantastic their music just begged you to get up and dance the hora but … you didn’t know how? Well, just spend the afternoon at the Arlington Senior Center with three very enthusiastic and knowledgable Yiddish dance instructors and you’ll never have to face that agonizing sense of frustration again. Not only will they teach you to dance the hora, but they will also introduce you to other basic Jewish dances as well.
These instructors are experts on Yiddish music and just how to move to it. Hankus Netsky is a long-time member of the Klezmer Conservatory Band which he, himself, founded and currently directs. This ensemble is considered to be among the best the world and has toured extensively, for many years. Mr. Netsky has been an instructor at the New England Conservatory of Music for over 20 years, where he has given courses on Yiddish music as a part of his teaching repertoire, and has additionally taught the subject at Hebrew College and Wesleyan University. He lectures world-wide and has won numerous awards for his accomplishments. Judy Bressler graduated from the New England Conservatory of Music and sang with the Klezmer Conservatory Band for many years. Dena Ressler. clarinetist, leads the local Klezmer band di Bostoner Klezmer, which she also co-founded. So, with all of this available expertise there to help on your way, you should be up and dancing Yiddish style in no time!!! This event is designed for learners aged 8 and up, so why not bring the whole family along, and as an added plus- you can enjoy all the action entirely free of charge.
When: Sunday, April 18th (2:00 – 3:30 p.m.)
Where: Arlington Senior Center
More Info: (781) 316-3421
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