Institut für Judaistik

Institut für Judaistik
2020-:
Adjunct Researcher at the University of Bern, Institute of Jewish Studies and Institute of Music. 
 2012–present:   Associate Professor of Music/Director of Music Performance, McIntire Department of Music, University of Virginia; Director, University of Virginia Klezmer Ensemble; Jewish Studies Faculty.
 2006–2012: Assistant Professor of Music/Director of Music Performance, McIntire Department of Music, University of Virginia; Director, University of Virginia Klezmer Ensemble; Jewish Studies Faculty.

•     New York Klezmer in the Early Twentieth Century: The Music of Naftule Brandwein and Dave Tarras. University of Rochester Press, Eastman/Rochester Studies in Ethnomusicology, 2020.

•     Proceedings of the international academic conference “Hearing Israel: Music, Culture and History at 60.” Jerusalem: Min-Ad. Israel Studies in Musicology (peer-reviewed, online journal) Vol. 7 Number II (2008-09), co-editor with James Loeffler (http://www.biu.ac.il/hu/mu/min-ad/).

•     Jüdische Musiktraditionen (Jewish Musical Traditions), with Rita Ottens. Gustav Bosse Verlag, 2001.

•     Klezmer-Musik, with Rita Ottens. Bärenreiter and dtv, 1999.

•     Szpilman, Bajgelman, and Barsht: The Legacy of an Extended Polish-Jewish Klezmer Family. Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry 32 (Jews in Polish Musical Life)(2019): 193–218.

•     Klezmer – A Historical Overview to the Present. In: Cambridge Companion to Jewish Music, ed. Joshua Walden. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015: 119–139.

•     “With an open mind and with respect”: Klezmer as a Site of the Jewish Fringe in Germany in the Early 21st Century. In: Dislocated Memories: Jews, Music, and Postwar German Culture, eds. Lily E. Hirsch and Tina Frühauf. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014: 31–56.

•     Music without Borders in the New Germany: Giora Feidman and the Klezmer-influenced New Old Europe Sound. Ethnomusicology Forum 24(2) (August 2015): 205–229.

•     2017: Recognition Award (“Exceptional Book in Jewish Studies and Music”) from the Jewish Studies and Music Study Group of the American Musicological Society given to The Cambridge Companion to Jewish Music, ed. Joshua Walden (2015).

•     2016: The Jewish Music and Jewish Studies Book Award from the American Musicological Society given to Dislocated Memories: Jews, Music, and Postwar German Culture, ed. by Tina Frühauf and Lily Hirsch.

•     2015: Ruth A. Solie Award from the American Musicological Society given to Dislocated Memories: Jews, Music, and Postwar German Culture, ed. by Tina Frühauf and Lily Hirsch for a collection of musicological essays of exceptional merit.

•     Joel Rubin and Veretski Pass, The Magid Chronicles, Golden Horn Records, 2019.

•     Joel Rubin and Veretski Pass, Poyln: A Gilgul, Golden Horn Records, 2015.

•     Chekhov’s Band: Eastern European Klezmer Music from the EMI Archives 1908-1913. CD anthology, with Julian Futter and Michael Aylward. London: Renair Records (Renair Records, 2015)(liner notes).