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Great photos by Lloyd Wolf of Sasha Lurje and Ilya Shneyveys with the UVA Klezmer Ensemble

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

Lloyd Wolf photos of UVA Klezmer Concert

Nice photos from International Klezmer Festival in Fürth Mar. 2016

Thursday, April 21st, 2016

Nice photos from International Klezmer Festival in Fürth, Germany, March 2016:Photos from nordbayern.de

Uncut review Chekhov

Chekhov’s Band: Eastern European Klezmer Music from the EMI Archives 1908-1913

Thursday, September 17th, 2015

 

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Joel Rubin featured guest artist with Veretski Pass at KlezCalifornia Festival Nov. 1-2, 2014

Saturday, September 13th, 2014

KlezCalifornia

Video of Joel Rubin Ensemble concert in Geneva June 2014

Saturday, September 13th, 2014

Joel Rubin Ensemble Midnight Prayer excerpts

Excerpts from our Midnight Prayer program more...

UVA Klezmer Ensemble

UVA Klezmer Ensemble, Let’s Dance

Saturday, September 13th, 2014

The UVA Klezmer Ensemble, led by Joel Rubin, is pleased to announce the release of the recording, “Let’s Dance!” The recording was made in April, 2014 and has been available as a free download since August 30, 2014 at: uvaklezmerensemble.bandcamp.com.

This recording was made possible by a University of Virginia Mead Endowment Honored Faculty Award in 2013-14, given each year to around ten UVA professors to enable faculty to “bond with a small group of students in meaningful and memorable ways.” more...

Espace 2 program on Joel Rubin Ensemble performance in Geneva, June 15, 2014

Saturday, June 21st, 2014

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Article in UVA Today about upcoming Klezmer Residency

Saturday, April 13th, 2013

Klezmer Duo to Explore Eastern Europe’s Melting Pot During UVA Residency

World Wind Wizards

World Wind Wizards Concert Symphony Space NY May 8

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

World Wind Wizards concert and discussion with Joel Rubin and Pete Rushefsky, Hu Jianbing, and Andrei Piskivka. Sponsored by the World Music Institute at New York’s Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theater (Symphony Space), Broadway and 95th St. in Manhattan, Weds. May 8, 2013 at 7:30 pm.

Klezmer jazz duo takes its ‘maiden voyage’ in T.O.

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

Klezmer jazz duo takes its ‘maiden voyage’ in T.O.

Article on upcoming Toronto concert at the Music Gallery on March 2, 2013.

Joel Rubin and Uri Caine give klezmer a forward twist at the Music Gallery

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

Coming up: Joel Rubin and Uri Caine give klezmer a forward twist at the Music Gallery

Video on klezmer in Virginia featuring Joel Rubin and Christopher King

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Video

Report from Nina-Maria Potts of Feature Story News/JN1, published Jan. 30, 2013

Saarburg Festival 2013 flyer

Seeking clarinet students for Saarburger Serenaden

Friday, December 28th, 2012

Poster

Internationally renowned klezmer clarinetist Joel Rubin will be teaching at the Saarburg Internationales Festival der klassischen Musik/International Festival of Classical Music, July 15-27, 2013 in Saarburg, Germany. For more information visit: www.saarburgfestival.de, info@saarburgserenaden.de. more...

Joel Rubin, Steve Greenman and Pete Rushefsky at KlezmerQuerque 2012

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

KlezmerQuerque Festival 2012

Azoy Tsu Tsveyt one of 10 favorites in Improv & Avant-Garde for 2011 (exclaim.ca)

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

Joel Rubin and Uri Caine’s duo project Azoy Tsu Tsveyt was chosen by exclaim.ca as one of 10 favorites in the category Improv & Avant-Garde for 2011 exclaim.ca Then go to page 2 for the review.

New pictures of Joel Rubin, Frank London and the UVA Klezmer Ensemble

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

Pictures by DC-based photographer Lloyd Wolf, of the November 10, 2011 concert by Joel Rubin and the UVA Klezmer Ensemble with special guest Frank London: View photos

Press page for Azoy Tsu Tsveyt by the Joel Rubin/Uri Caine Duo now live

Friday, July 8th, 2011

The new press page for Joel Rubin’s newest CD, Azoy Tsu Tsveyt with jazz pianist Uri Caine (Tzadik, July 26, 2011) is now live: Rubin press page

UVA Klezmer Ensemble at Piedmont Council for the Arts Spring for the Arts

Saturday, April 2nd, 2011

Members of the UVA Klezmer Ensemble under the direction of Joel Rubin will appear as part of the Piedmont Council for the Arts’ annual “Spring for the Arts” benefit at the McGuffey Art Center in Downtown Charlottesville, 201 2nd Street Northwest, Weds. May 11 from 5:45-6:30 pm. For more information: Piedmont Council for the Arts

UVA Klezmer Ensemble at U. Richmond’s Global Sounds Festival

Saturday, April 2nd, 2011

The UVA Klezmer Ensemble under the direction of Joel Rubin will perform at the University of Richmond’s Global Sounds Festival, Sunday, Apr. 10, 2011 from 11:45 am-12:30 am at Stern Plaza at Jepson Hall. Poster: Global Sounds

Roundtable discussion: Why Do Germans Love Jewish Music?

Saturday, April 2nd, 2011

Why Do Germans Love Jewish Music?

Wednesday, April 13, 2011, 4:00-5:30 pm
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UVA Klezmer Ensemble Spring 2011 concert poster

Residency by Steve Greenman with UVA Klezmer Ensemble Apr. 10-14, 2011

Saturday, December 4th, 2010

The University of Virginia Klezmer Ensemble under the direction of Joel Rubin will perform with special guest composer/violinist Steve Greenman on Thursday, April 14th, 2011 at 8pm in Old Cabell Hall. Sponsored by the McIntire Department of Music and the UVA Jewish Studies Program, Greenman will be in residency from Apr. 10-14, culminating in the concert. For more information: UVA Music Department press release.

New CD Nign of Reb Mendel Sept. 15, 2010

Sunday, September 12th, 2010

Joel Rubin Ensemble featuring Rabbi Eli Silberstein

The Nign of Reb Mendel: Hasidic Songs in Yiddish more...

Residency by Michael Winograd with UVA Klezmer Ensemble Nov. 7-11, 2010

Friday, August 27th, 2010

The University of Virginia Klezmer Ensemble under the direction of Joel Rubin will perform with special guest composer/clarinetist Michael Winograd on Thursday, November 11th, 2010 at 8pm in Old Cabell Hall. Sponsored by the Music Department, the Jazz Program, and the Jewish Studies Program, Winograd will be in residency from Nov. 7-11, culminating in the concert. For more information: UVA Music Department press release.