Folk Arts Center Calendar
Sat, December 4 - Artist to Artist: Women's Music
In this FREE virtual artists’ residency, three singer songwriters come together to tell stories, play songs, and share their experiences. Central PA’s own Bobbi Carmitchell (middle photo) joins Jamie Anderson (top photo) and Barb Barton (bottom photo), along with guest moderators Kay Turner and Debra D’Alessandro and SFMS folklorist Amy Skillman, in a day of thoughtful, playful and informative workshops. Live on Zoom ALL DAY Saturday, December 4. MORE
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Thu, September 9 - Spiritual Messengers Live Session
Sat, August 28 - Folk Artists Gathering
Wed, August 11 - Bringing it Home: Beautiful Gestures
Wed, June 23 - Bringing it Home: The Power of Song
Saturday, Feb 27 - Artist to Artist Residency: Gospel Traditions
Sunday, Dec 6 - Artist to Artist Residency: Jewish Musical Traditions
Four FREE workshops exploring Klezmer, the mesmerizing musical tradition of the Ashkenazi Jews of Eastern Europe. Five groundbreaking female Klezmer musicians from around the country joined in this full-day virtual artists' residency on Sunday, December 6, 2020.
- THE KLEZMER AWAKENING brought together violinist Cookie Segelstein and clarinetist Ilene Stahl to explore the revival of Klezmer music in the US.
- SING OUT! explored several traditional and newly-composed songs with Jewish singers Susan Leviton and Lauren Brody.
- KLEZMER SUFFRAGE, moderated by trumpeter Susan Hoffman Watts, was a fascinating conversation with these women who have crafted lives in the male-dominated world of Jewish music.
- WHOSE SONG IS THIS? delved into the wonders of song migration, followed by finale performances by all five artists.