Christian Dawid has been teaching at KlezKanada since 2003. Considered one of today’s finest klezmer clarinetists, he has performed extensively across Europe and North America, with such artists as Konsonans Retro, Arkady Gendler, Frank London, Brave Old World, The Other Europeans, Alan Bern, Theodore Bikel, Socalled, Budowitz, Shura Lipovsky, Paul Brody’s Sadawi and many more.
As a teacher, he is also associated with Yiddish Summer Weimar and has taught at other international workshop academies, in London, Paris, New York, St. Petersburg, Safed, Cracow, Fürth, Buenos Aires, and other places.
Recently, he has been performing with his own Trio Yas, as well as with Daniel Kahn & The Painted Bird, Shtetl Band Amsterdam, and Andrea Pancur’s Alpenklezmer. He lives in Berlin, where he sometimes is caught doubling on saxophone, trombone, and tuba.