Course DescriptionSeth Kibel is one of the Mid-Atlantic's premier woodwind specialists, wowing audiences on clarinet, flute, and saxophone. In this concert presentation, Kibel will entertain and delight, along with his piano accompanist, with a program focused on upbeat klezmer music (Eastern-European Jewish folk music) along with some detours into jazz, swing, and the Great American Songbook. Historical commentary and entertaining anecdotes from Seth will provide an illuminating context for the music presented.
- Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
- Date: Thursday, November 17
- Location: Friedberg Auditorium, Lifelong Learning Building
Member - $30
$100 for any combination of four events, members only
Non-member - $35
One-time guest pass, Member or Non-member at the door - $35.
About the Instructor
Seth Kibel is one of the Mid-Atlantic’s premier woodwind specialists, working with some of the best bands in klezmer, jazz, swing, and more. Wowing audiences on clarinet, saxophone, and flute, Kibel has made a name for himself in the Washington/Baltimore region, and beyond. He is the featured performer with The Kleztet, Bay Jazz Project, Music Pilgrim Trio, The Natty Beaux, and more. Winner of 28 Washington Area Music Awards (Wammies), including “Best World Music Instrumentalist” (2003-11) and “Best Jazz Instrumentalist” (2005, 2007-8, 2011-14). His most recent recording, "When You're Smiling," was released in 2018 on the Azalea City Recordings record label. His song "New Waltz" was the Grand Prize winner of 2016 Mid-Atlantic Song Contest (MASC), sponsored by the Songwriters' Association of Washington (SAW). When he's not performing, Kibel frequently lectures on a variety of topics in music history for numerous institutions, including the Osher Lifelong Learning programs at Johns Hopkins and Towson Universities.