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Parade Band Tune Up

Calling all musicians! The Ashkenaz Parade band welcomes instrumentalists of every ability to be part of the Festival’s signature event. Working with Read More

Ashkenaz Parade Production

Join the artistic team of Shadowland Theatre to create the festival’s largest work of art. Work with award-winning parade and puppet designers, Read More

Klezmer Workshops and Masterclasses with Semer Ensemble

This year Ashkenaz offers an expanded program of hands-on Klezmer music ensemble workshops during the Festival weekdays, culminating in student performances at Harbourfront Read More

Joey Weisenberg   New York

“Sheves Achim: An Evening of Jewish Spirituals” Literally “sitting down to sing with our brothers and sisters,” a Shevas Achim is an intimate gathering Read More

Singing Communities   New York

Musician, prayer leader, author and teacher extraordinaire, Joey Weisenberg will explore how communities and groups can unlock their musical and spiritual potential through singing Read More

Janet and Jak Esim Quartet (Turkey)

Istanbul’s Janet and Jak Esim are among the greatest performers and researchers of Ladino song in the world today. Most of the music Read More

Yiddish Dance Masterclass with Zev Feldman

As one of the handful of contemporary Misnagdic Jewish dancers, Zev Feldman has been conducting workshops and classes in Israel, Germany, France, Read More

Dina Rock   Toronto

“Mighty Fine Brine” Join Dina Rock, Chief Pickling Officer (CPO) at Mighty Fine Brine, and learn how to ferment your own seasonal Read More