Klezmer Accompaniment Crash Course: Learning How to Play “Sekund”


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Age: 12+
Type: Ensemble
Term: Remote Summer
Term Length: 3 Weeks (Aug 3, 10, 17)
Schedule: Mondays at 7:30pm
Duration: 1 Hour 30 Minutes
Class Size: 10
Price: $90
Prerequisite: 2 Years of Private Lessons

This session is open to all strings, woodwinds, brass, piano and accordion players with 2+ years experience on their instrument. This session is geared toward advanced beginner / intermediate players who want to learn the secrets and inner workings of Klezmer Sekund! (accompaniment) Learning by ear is encouraged, but charts will be available in advance of the session for those who would like to read notation. Join us as we try new techniques for online learning in a spirit of exploration! Students receive play along tracks and materials to use for practice each day after class. A computer and a wifi connection are required for this class.


BKCM offers a wide range of ensembles for students of all ages, levels and experience. Students are motivated to practice repertoire outside of class and encouraged by their peers to take on new challenges. Taught by experts in the field, our ensembles include performance opportunities and a chance to connect with a community of other instrumentalists who are interested in developing their artistry.

Registration Info

To sign up click here or call the registration desk at 718-622-3300.

To see class policies for remote learning click here