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KlezmerPlaybook CLUB – online

Regular online workshops and playalong sessions for everybody who has a copy of the Klezmer Playbook.


As a complete amateur, I am also incredibly happy to take part in the sessions, it has been a real boost and an incentive to keep on playing. I hope the workshops go on FOREVER! A thousand thank-yous! - participant


I have had a wonderful time playing with the klezmer club. I think it is fantastic, so well organised and a pleasure. - participant

KLEZFEST London – 3-7 April 2022

Learn Klezmer, Play Klezmer! Delve into the wonderful world of klezmer with an incredible team of teachers at the helm to inspire you to explore this celebratory, soulful and melodic music from nineteeth century Jewish Eastern Europe.

KlezWeCan Workshop Basel, CH – 6-8 May 2022

KlezWeCan goes Basel: Dive into the fascinating sound of the old klezmer kapelyes and experience the characteristics of one of the most multi-faceted traditional styles of music!

Learn from and together with an international team of tutors about Yiddish music and culture, including Johannes Paul Gräßer, Szilvia Csaranko, Susi Evans and as guest lecturer: Michael Heitzler.

Klezmerorchester Erfurt, Germany – 26-29 May 2022

Since its formation, the Klezmerorchester Erfurt has brought together amateur and professional musicians from all over Germany, Austria and Switzerland and connected people of different generations, origins and musical backgrounds.

☀️Klezmer Summer Gathering☀️ Germany – 1-3 July 2022

The KlezmerPlaybook CLUB & KlezWeCan e.V. are hosting our first Klezmer Summer Gathering!

A weekend in a beautiful seminar house in Wendland, all to ourselves, where we will play Klezmer music all day long - from the Klezmer Playbook, of course! We want to make music, enjoy each other's company and have fun in a relaxed manner. With Susi, Szilvia und Johannes P. Gräßer (Geige).

Introduction to Klezmer, YSW, Germany – 21-26 July 2022

We teach a 6-day Introduction to Klezmer Workshop at Yiddish Summer Weimar. With Susi Evans (clarinet), Szilvia Csaranko (accordeon) und Zoe Aqua (violin).

Klezwest! Halsway Manor, UK – 2-4 Dec 2022

A klezmer weekend in a stately home located in the beautiful Quantock hills in southwest England. With Susi Evans (calrinet), Szilvia Csaranko (accordion), Indra Buraczewska (double bass) and Johannes P. Gaesser (violin).

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Susi Evans & Szilvia Csaranko