Albuquerque Academy Klezmer Camp July 8-12, 2002

Featuring internationally acclaimed tsimbalist and accordianist Josh Horowitz, from the group Budowitz, and renowned Holocaust educator and fiddler Cookie Segelstein, this week long class is open to anyone who can play simple tunes on their instrument. You do not have to read music or be familiar with Klezmer style. We encourage both solo players and existing ensembles to participate. Class will run daily from 9 AM until noon, with both instruction and practice time. $200.

The week will conclude with a student concert and a concert by Cookie and Josh.

This weeklong workshop could be a great start or end to a southwestern summer vacation or a vacation unto itself.

Registration begins online Saturday, March 2 at For more information contact Danny Packer at (505) 828-3361, or

Although we are not setting up any formal arrangements for housing, we can offer a bit of informal advice. In addition, the school has a rustic cabin, located in the foothills of the beautiful Sandia Mountains, a few minutes drive from the main campus. Call about this if you're interested.