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The Orpheus Workshop: Klezmer Violin with Alan Oresky

  • 11 Jan 2021
  • 7:30 PM - 8:40 PM
  • Online via Zoom


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  • Gradeschool - College

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What is Klezmer music? Where did it originate from and what is its significance to DC? How do you make a tune sound like Klezmer? Learn all the ins and outs to this lively music with Alan Oresky, who will lead you through the culture and tune on your very own instrument in this group session.

Level:  Low Intermediate (can read sheet music and/or loosely play by ear) Music is in first position in F major

Supplies:  Sheet music will be provided via email.

About the Artist:  Alan Oresky is a retired music educator and violinist who wears many hats, having experience in classical, bluegrass, and Gypsy jazz as a freelance musician. During the 1970's Alan met Rabbi David Shneyer. Their work together helped bring about a resurgence of traditional Klezmer music around the DC area. More about Alan at https://www.thebash.com/swing/alan-oresky

Questions? Contact Amanda Muir at orpheus@fsgw.org

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