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Singer-to-Singer Master Classes

Tuesday evenings May 6, May 13, May 20, and May 27

May

6-27

2014

This series of 8 FREE intensive classes gives New York City singers a chance to learn from master teachers of traditional music, including Eva Salina (Balkan/Eastern European singing), Winston “Jeggae” Hoppie (Guyanese pre-wedding ceremony kweh-kweh), Ethel Raim (Traditional Unaccompanied Yiddish Singing), Jason Poole (Hawaiian traditional hula songs from Molokai), and Shobana Raghavan (South Indian Carnatic devotional and popular). Classes cap at 15 students. These classes are aimed at adult singers and certain of the classes are offered on an advanced only basis.

  • Tues, May 6: First Session 6:00pm-7:00pm- Eva Salina (Balkan/Eastern European singing).
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  • Tues May 6: Second session 7:30pm-8:30pm—Jeggae Hoppie (Guyanese pre-wedding ceremony kweh-kweh).
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  • Tues, May 13: First Session 6:00pm-7:00pm- Eva Salina (Balkan/Eastern European singing).
    RSVP HERE!
  • Tues May 13: Second session 7:30pm-8:30pm—Jason Poole (Hawaiian traditional hula songs from Molokaii). 
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  • Tues, May 20: First Session 6:00pm-7:00pm—Shobana Raghavan (South Indian Carnatic devotional and popular).
    RSVP HERE!
  • Tues May 20: Second session 7:30pm-8:30pm—Shobana Raghavan (South Indian Carnatic devotional and popular).
    RSVP HERE!
  • Tues, May 27: First Session 6:00pm-7:00pm—Ethel Raim (Traditional Unaccompanied Yiddish Singing).
    RSVP HERE!
  • Tues May 27: Second session 7:30pm-8:30pm—Ethel Raim (Traditional Unaccompanied Yiddish Singing).
    RSVP HERE!

    *Presented with support from the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation

This event is presented as part of:

Brooklyn Arts Council’s The Sweetest Song Festival (TSS), is a month long focus on Brooklyn’s traditional singers and song styles. From April 26 through May 27, The Sweetest Song will present 12 concerts and 8 singing master classes at various Brooklyn venues. The programs will explore a range of singing traditions as practiced and performed in Brooklyn’s immigrant and diaspora communities and engage New Yorkers in a creative, cross-cultural exchange with some of the finest traditional singers living in Brooklyn.

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