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Amy Zakar ’99

Amy is a musician and teacher based in Princeton. She specializes in the style of Klezmer, which originated in Eastern Europe as the secular music of the Yiddish-speaking Jewish population and is now an internationally enjoyed World Music. The violin melodies range from haunting and soulful to upbeat and joyous.

Amy performs, composes and records with the group The Klez Dispensers, which began as a student group at Princeton in 1998 and is now celebrating its 20th anniversary, and other ensembles Princeton Country Dancers and Frances Catherine Band. The selections you will hear at the She Roars Showcase are a medley of traditional folk songs that would be played at a wedding, dance or other life celebration.


Women in the Arts Showcase

Thursday, October 4

Please join us for the Opening Reception and Women in the Arts Showcase to hear from a select group of alumni artists and student groups, and participate in interactive/collaborative creative activities. The Opening Reception will kick off in the New South tent at 6:30 p.m., followed by various performances, displays, and activities in the tent and the Lewis Arts complex beginning at 7:30 p.m. There will also be work by visual artists on display throughout the weekend at Maclean House.

Women in the Arts Showcase Program (PDF 52KB)

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