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Balkan and Romani Ensemble


Explore Balkan and Romani music traditions popularized by Bulgaria’s Ivo Papasov, Turkey’s Burhan Öçal and Serbia’s Boban Marković and Goran Bregović. All instruments welcome.

Thursdays 8:15 – 9:45 pm
1/12 – 3/16 (10 weeks)
Rumen Shopov • $395



Some technical facility on an instrument is required, but an audition is not required for this ensemble. Please note, music for this class is learned by ear. If you have any questions about the class please contact the instructor at rshopov@cjc.edu. To register, please call the JCMS registration office at 510-845-5373.

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“It’s the only place that I know of that offers such high level jazz ensembles for middle/high school students. Last year, my school music program was not challenging enough for me and so I loved being involved in the High School Jazz Ensemble!”