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UCLA American Jewish Music Festival: Music Crossing Boundaries

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A day of concerts and workshops showcasing the diverse musical styles of the American Jewish experience. From classical to klezmer, tango to Tel Aviv, bluegrass to Broadway. Featuring artists from Los Angeles and beyond.

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The UCLA American Jewish Music Festival, showcases a fascinating exploration of diverse musical styles of the American Jewish experience. From classical to klezmer, tango to Middle Eastern, bluegrass to Broadway – hear how Jewish music and culture has interacted with and been influenced by other cultures and music. Featuring artists from LA and beyond, this day offers concerts, workshops and more, including ‘JAM (Jewish American Music) Talks’, where artists share about their musical influences and explore if and how their music reflects their Jewish identity.

PLEASE NOTE: Seating to all events will be on a first come first served basis.

This event is made possible by the Lowell Milken Fund for American Jewish Music at The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, with additional support from Marilyn Ziering, Elaine and David Gill and the Mickey Katz Endowed Chair in Jewish Music. It is co-sponsored by the UCLA Alan D. Leve Center for Jewish Studies.

Self-service parking is available at UCLA’s Parking Structure #2 for events in Schoenberg Music Building and the Evelyn and Mo Ostin Music Center. Costs range from $1 for 20 minutes to $20 all day. Learn more about campus parking. The address of the building in which the event will take place is 445 Charles E Young Dr East, which is catty-corner to Parking Lot #2. The closest entrance to the day’s events is on the northwest side of the building.