Cancelled - UVA Klezmer Ensemble Spring 2020 Concert presents "Amerika: Vintage Klezmer Music from the US Copyright Office”

April 2, 2020 - 8:00pm
Old Cabell Hall
$10 / $9 UVA Faculty & Staff / $5 students / Free for UVA Students who reserve in advance

Klezmer Ensemble Spring 2019 concert ft. Strauss/Warschauer duo

In accordance with UVA's latest UVA COVID-19 policy this event is cancelled. 
Ticket holders to cancelled events will be contacted by e-mail.  
If you have questions, please contact the UVA Music Department at 434.924.3052 or e-mail

The University of Virginia McIntire Department of Music presents the Spring 2020 concert by the UVA Klezmer Ensemble under the direction of clarinetist and Associate Professor Joel Rubin on Thursday, April 2nd, 2020 at 8pm in Old Cabell Hall Auditorium at the University of Virginia. 

The event will feature the program “Amerika: Vintage Klezmer Music from the US Copyright Office,” presenting never before performed klezmer tunes deposited in the 1910s and 1920s with the US Copyright Office by composers such as Max Leibowitz, Abe Schwartz, and Joseph Moskowitz.

Now in its fourteenth year, the UVA Klezmer Ensemble has become a vital part of the musical community of Central and Northern Virginia, performing each semester in Old Cabell Hall as well as at conferences and festivals throughout the region. The ensemble is currently made up of undergraduates, grad students, and other members of the greater Central Virginia community. The group is committed to ethnic, racial, cultural and religious diversity. Current and recent members have backgrounds from the US, Russia, Ukraine, Israel, Lebanon, Armenia, Iran, Bangladesh, and India, with religious backgrounds ranging from Jewish to Christian, Hindu, Muslim, and Buddhist.

Listen to the UVA Klezmer Ensemble’s 2014 recording, “Let’s Dance”

Tickets for the Klezmer Ensemble performance are $10 for adults, $9 for UVA faculty and staff, and $5 for students. Tickets for University of Virginia students are free if reserved in advance at the Arts Box Office Tickets are available in advance or at the door.

Old Cabell Hall is located on the south end of UVA’s historic lawn, directly opposite the Rotunda. Parking is available in the Central Grounds parking garage on Emmet Street, in the C1 parking lot off McCormick Rd, and in the parking lots at the UVA Corner. Handicap parking is available in the small parking lot adjacent to Bryan Hall.


UVA Department of Music
112 Old Cabell Hall
P.O. Box 400176 Charlottesville, VA 22904-4176