Whether you are joining us for the week or just for one day, our 2013 concert line-up is sure to amaze! Join us for a week of afternoon and evening concerts, dancing, and celebration. Read More
Montreal klezmer Hyman (Blackie) Herman has just confirmed his first visit to KlezKanada. The McGill/KlezKanada Summer Course students will be working with him to better understand what the life of a working Jewish musician in mid-twentieth-century Montreal was really like. For more on Blackie Herman, check out this article in the Canadian Jewish News about former KlezKanada fellow Emily Lam and her work with him.
KlezKanada is pleased to announce the addition of renowned documentary filmmaker Karen Shopsowitz to the 2013 faculty. Karen will direct this year’s David Stein Film Scholarship program, taking the reins from Garry Beitel. Our sincere gratitude to Garry for his accomplishments in overseeing this program during its first six years of operation. Applications are still being accepted for the program, click here to apply.
The Klezkanada Poetry Retreat is back! For the second successful year in a row, internationally acclaimed poets, performers, groundbreakers and thinkers, Jake Marmer and Adeena Karasick will be returning to host 4 days of lectures, discussions, master classes on writing and performance – under the motto “Three Millennia of Poetic subversion”. Read More
We are thrilled to welcome first-time faculty members and master musicians Ethel Raim, Moussa (Moshe) Berlin, Cantor Aaron ben Soussan, and Lauren Brody. And, we’ll enthusiastically welcome the return of Alan Bern and Veretski Pass to our teaching faculty.