Hankus Netsky

Multi-instrumentalist, Composer, Scholar
New England Conservatory

A multi-instrumentalist, composer, and scholar, Hankus Netsky teaches improvisation and Jewish music at New England Conservatory, and previously taught Jewish music at Hebrew College and Wesleyan University. He is the founder and director of the Klezmer Conservatory Band, an internationally renowned Yiddish music ensemble. Netsky collaborated with Marty Ehrlich on the recording, Fables, an entry in the “Radical Jewish Culture” collection on John Zorn’s Tzadik label. He has produced numerous other recordings, including almost a dozen by the Klezmer Conservatory Band, and has composed extensively for film and television, collaborating with such artists as Itzhak Perlman, Robin Williams, Joel Grey, and Theodore Bikel.

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