_____________________ Klezmer Workshops (selected)
2016 - Australian String Teacher's Association
2015 Cygnet Folk Festival - Klezmer & Nigun workshops
KLEZMER WORKSHOPS in NEW ZEALAND
Wellington Folk Festival
Dunedin Fiddle Club
KLEZMER & JEWISH wordless singing WORKSHOPS : ERNIE GRUNER / Western Australia
April 29th, Tuesday @ 6.30pm Singing, 8pm Klezmer . See www.trybooking.com/EQVW for details & bookings
Venue : MOSARTS, 16 Lochee St, Mosman Park http://www.mosarts.com.au/
2013 Sunday December 8th
Klezmer workshop by Knakl , 1 - 4pm Fairfield.
More information and Bookings Essential via http://www.trybooking.com/68206
2012 September 24th Monday 7.30 - 9.30pm Northcote Uniting Church / Darebin Music Feast
for Violins and C instruments only. (unless my arm is bent) $20 full / $15 conc
Please email to register with instrument, experience, standard, contact details
or call 0418549631 for more info.
2012 Community Music Victoria weekend Bendigo camp. Klezmer workshop YOUTUBE VIDEO (Vodka Nigun)
2012 April 17th Tuesday Klezmer & Nigun workshops at KULCHA, Fremantle W.A., Evening. email for details
Workshop information at Kulcha website
2012 April 2nd Monday London Klezmer Quartet workshops in Northcote
Registration Form sorry no more places - SOLD OUT
with Workshop Information & London Klezmer Quartet band & tour information
2010 November 6th/7th ZINGARO GYPSY/KLEZMER FESTIVAL Malmsbury
2010 Monday September 6 : Northcote Uniting Church Hall for Darebin Music Feast
2010 Sunday August 22nd, BRISBANE, 2-4pm BEMAC
2009 September Mondays 7th & 14th, evenings,
Northcote Uniting Church Hall for Darebin Music Feast , click here for
More information and Registration due August 31st preferably or email me.
2 workshops each night.
1st on nigunnim, for singers and less experienced musoes, or those who want more...
2nd for more experienced musicians....
2009 Tuesday May 12th evening, , Northcote
This night will be different to usual format. Why will this night be different to all other nights ?
I'll just teach tunes from my time at KlezKanada 08, and maybe tell a few yarns.
Michael Alpert June 2008 Workshops
1st tune sheet - Belf 11 Nokh Havdole
Sheet music via http://belfology.com/ Audio via Canon IXUS 80IS camera with sound recorder ----thankyou Neil Barr for spotting large files and sending compressed versions ! ouch
June 12th 2nd tune audio 6' wav file with lots of repeats
Ernie Gruner is leader of Klezmeritis which plays for Jewish community weddings, barmitzvahs as well as concerts and festivals. Their CD was well reviewed around the world.
In 1998, Ernie returned from Klezmer studies in New York and Eastern Europe and maintains contact with overseas klezmer musicians. His studies included lessons from Alicia Svigals of the Klezmatics and participating in the Cracow Jewish Cultural Festival and the San Francisco KlezKamp.
In 1991, Ernie attended workshops by visiting New York klezmer musician and researcher Michael Alpert, and in 2008 organised 2 instrumental klezmer workshops for Michael .
Ernie is a member of Australia's longest running Klezmer band, The Klezmer Trio . He has played klezmer in bands Zingara and Klezmania. He formed Kalinka which performed klezmer and gypsy music at Melbourne and Australian festivals and. He worked with accordionist Leo Rosner for a live concert recording. Bohemian Nights duo includes klezmer repertoire, live and on CD.
He arranged/tutored klezmer for the 20 piece Monash University World Music ensemble at BMW Edge, and was music director for Kosher Culture's cabaret "Exile and Ecstasy" during Jewish Museum of Australia's festival. He has led a klezmer orchestra (see pics) on stage and roving for the Kingfisher Festival at CERES several years in a row.
Previously monthly at Northcote Uniting Church, CERES, Rechabite Hall, Jewish Museum etc
See Klezmer workshop participants at CERES Kingfisher Festival or pic below.
Come and learn about Klezmer (Jewish folk music) from fiddler Ernie Gruner, while learning to play tunes on whatever instrument you bring along. Ernie plays regularly in Melbourne for weddings, barmitvahs and other functions where Klezmer music is popular.
He has studied in Eastern Europe (where Klezmer originated) and New York (where it is most popular) and has recorded a CD with his band Klezmeritis.
Turramurra Folk Music Camp 2005 - Photo by Adam Burke
Jewish Gypsy Music or Jewish Jazz?
What is Klezmer Music? What makes it different to other styles of music? Where does it come from and where is it going? Come and hear violinist Ernie Gruner discussing and playing live and (optional) taped samples. Lecture is based on what Ernie found out in New York and Eastern Europe recently and other research.
Kingfisher 2007 - more pics atKlezmer orchestra