As part of our continuing effort to keep Yiddish New York diverse and multigenerational, we are pleased to offer scholarships for young artists (performers, writers, visual artists, etc.) and scholars ages 18-35 to participate at a fraction of the cost– we invite you to come to the entire 6-day program for only $100.* This is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for emerging artists to collaborate and study with some of the greatest living exponents of Yiddish folk arts including instrumental klezmer music, Yiddish song, dance and theater.
- Grammy-winning trumpeter Frank London of The Klezmatics
- International renowned ensemble Veretski Pass (Cookie Segelstein-violin, Josh Horowitz-accordion, Stuart Brotman-bass).
- Klezmer violinist Deborah Strauss
- Broadway performer/singer Joanne Borts
- Yiddish singer/composer Josh Waletzky
- Amsterdam-based Yiddish singer Shura Lipovsky
- Clarinetist and composer Michael Winograd
- Yiddish/Balkan folk singer Ethel Raim, a founder of the renowned Pennywhistlers
- Trombonist/composer and Pew Fellow Daniel Blacksberg
- Vocal coach/pianist Joyce Rosenzweig
- Fiddler and one half of the Brothers Brothers, Adam Moss
- Folklorist Itzik Gottesman, Ph.D.
From intensive workshops in instrumental klezmer music, Yiddish vocal music, Yiddish theater and dance, to Yiddish language lessons to neighborhood walking tours, Yiddish New York has something for everyone! This year’s celebration will feature an incredible faculty of more than 50 of Yiddish culture’s leading artists, scholars, and personalities. Individuals and families of all background are welcome!
Any questions about this offer or other program specifics can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 917-326-9659.
* The fee can be waived if you would be willing to do work/study for two daytime periods or one evening event.