KlezmerQuerque

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February 15-17, 2019 (Fri-Sun) over
Presidents Day Weekend every year!

KlezmerQuerque is an internationally recognized annual festival of klezmer music and dance.   Study with world renowned klezmer scholars, musicians and dancers.   Attend Dance Parties, Performances,  Hands-on Workshops & More!

Past festivals' featured musicians & dance artists (see also archives for years 2003-2014):

2018: Henry "Hank" Sapoznik (a.k.a. Saposan) - THE founder of the Klezmer Revival (Yiddish song, tenor banjo & ethnomusicologist) with Margot Leverett (klezmer clarinet virtuoso & founding member of The Klezmatics) & Avia Moore (Yiddish & East European dance).

2017: Hazzan Jack "Yankl" Falk (voice & clarinet) with Christina Crowder (accordion) of Budapest's acclaimed Di Naye Kapelye --and The Bay Area's beloved Yiddish dance master, choreographer, director & playwright Bruce Bierman.

 2016: Veretski Pass: Music from the Carpathian Bow and Dance Instructor Avia Moore

2015: Jake Shulman-Ment, Benjy Fox-Rosen, and Special Guest Michael Alpert; and Dance Instructor Steve Weintraub