Saturday, December 1, 2007

Shulamit Kleinerman & friends

presented by Jack Straw Productions.

Shulamit Kleinerman specializes in the music of the Middle Ages and Renaissance played on historical stringed instruments, specifically the vielle (medieval fiddle). She will be joined by joined by Michael Connolly (fiddle, harp, and pipes) and Ruthie Dornfeld (vielle). Upon graduating from UC Berkeley in 1999, Shula won a Hertz Fellowship to study historical violin technique in London with leading early-music violinists including Monica Huggett. She moved to Seattle in 2000 and has performed as a chamber musician in several concerts sponsored by the Early Music Guild at Town Hall and other venues. In her residency at Jack Straw she is recording a CD of English country dance music of the 17th century.

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