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Central Pennsylvania's grass-roots voice for folk music and dance!

Upcoming Special Events

Dec 6, 10 am - Residency Session 1

The Klezmer Awakening: A Conversation with Two Musicians. Join folklorist Amy Skillman for a conversation with violinist Cookie Segelstein and clarinetist Ilene Stahl exploring the revival of Klezmer music in the US, the aesthetics of the tradition, and the relationship of the sound to both secular and spiritual identity. The first of 4 sessions in our Jewish Musical Traditions Virtual Residency. MORE

Dec 6, 11:15 am - Residency Session 2

Sing Out! Bring Your Voices and Instruments. An opportunity to learn by singing, playing along, or just listening as we explore several songs under the umbrella of Jewish music, both traditional and newly composed. With Lauren Brody and Susan Leviton. The second of 4 sessions in our Jewish Musical Traditions Virtual Residency. MORE

Dec 6, 1:15 pm - Residency Session 3

Klezmer Suffrage: An Interview with Women in Jewish Music. Lauren Brody, Susan Leviton, Cookie Segelstein and Ilene Stahl, along with moderator Susan Hoffman Watts, share the extraordinary and diverse family histories and personal journeys of five women who have crafted lives in Jewish music. The third of 4 sessions in our Jewish Musical Traditions Virtual Residency. MORE

Dec 6, 3 pm - Residency Session 4

“Whose Song is This?” The Wonders of Song Migration. All of the musicians contribute to a whirlwind exploration of how the tangled roots of songs lead to the widest variety of musical expression over time, geography, and even political boundaries! This session will culminate in finale performances to cap a great day of musical exploration. The final session in our Jewish Musical Traditions Virtual Residency. MORE