Dmitri Slepovitch - Part-time Lecturer
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    Dmitri Slepovitch

    Part-time Lecturer


    Dmitri Zisl Slepovitch, Ph.D. (Musicology) teaches classes and seminars in Jewish studies, Yiddish language and music worldwide, including BIMA at Brandeis U, U of Michigan, and Workmen's Circle's programs; Jewish music researcher, educator, composer, singer, and musician (clarinet, saxophone, keyboards, conducting); founder and leader of Litvakus (NYC) and Minsker Kapelye (Minsk, Belarus). has served as musical consultant and music director at the National Yiddish Theatre – Folksbiene; performed and arranged music for productions at The Folksbiene, Montclair State U., and Harvard Yiddish Players, as well as films (Defiance and The Burning Land ); wrote original scores for theater pieces, films, and games.

    Research Interests:

    Yiddish language and culture, Early Yiddish texts, ethnomusicology, Ashkenazi Jewish music, musical anthropology, klezmer, performance studies, Jewish studies