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Gerry Tenney

Almost-Fluent Yiddish Speaker and President

KlezCalifornia Inc

HQ Phone:  (415) 789-7679

Email: t***@***.org

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KlezCalifornia Inc

1728 Allston Way

Berkeley, California,94703

United States

Company Description

KlezCalifornia offers a fond farewell to KlezKamp, the week-long immersion in Yiddish culture produced by Living Traditions for the past thirty years in New York's Catskill Mountains....more

Background Information

Employment History

Sociology Teacher

City College of New York


Web References(146 Total References)


JCC East Bay - CANCELLED: The Kvetchy Cowboys Ride Again! Starring Gerry Tenney and Arje Shaw

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Starring Gerry Tenney and Arje Shaw
Gerry Tenney is a children's entertainer, musician, leader of the band California Klezmer, and President of KlezCalifornia. He directed the Jewish Music Festival in its early years and organized the first klezmer camp in California.


> Faculty & Performers - KlezCalifornia

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(Oakland) Gerry Tenney is a children's entertainer, musician and teacher, singer of Yiddish songs, and leader of the band California Klezmer.
In 2002, 2004, and 2006 he was Musical Director for two Yiddish-oriented plays put on by San Francisco State University's Drama and Jewish Studies Departments. He directed the Jewish Music Festival in its early years and was a main organizer of the first klezmer camp in California (KlezKamp West) in 1989. For ten years, he hosted the Gershn YanklShow on KPFA. He has led and performed children's music at many klezmer music camps in New York, West Virginia and California, as well as at other Jewish children's camps. Gerry has worked with children for more than forty years. He is director and music teacher of the East Bay Kindershul, the only kids' school (grades K-8) in the Bay Area that emphasizes Yiddish culture. Gerry taught sociology at the City College of New York 1967-1972. A descendant of the Shpielman family of the Kolymea klezmorim, Gerry is an almost-fluent Yiddish speaker and President of KlezCalifornia. See CaliforniaKlezmer.com


* Performers - KlezCalifornia

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11 Gerry Tenney (Singer)
Gerry Tenney (Singer) Gerry Tenney is a children's entertainer, musician and teacher, singer of Yiddish songs, and leader of the band California Klezmer. In 2002, 2004, and 2006 he was Musical Director for two Yiddish-oriented plays put on by San Francisco State University's Drama and Jewish Studies Departments. He directed the Jewish Music Festival in its early years and was a main organizer of the first klezmer camp in California (KlezKamp West) in 1989. For ten years, he hosted the Gershn YanklShow on KPFA. He has led and performed children's music at many klezmer music camps in New York, West Virginia and California, as well as at other Jewish children's camps. Gerry has worked with children for more than forty years. He was director and music teacher of the East Bay Kindershul, the only kids' school (grades K-8) in the Bay Area that emphasized Yiddish culture. Gerry taught sociology at the City College of New York, 1967-1972. A descendant of the Shpielman family of the Kolymea klezmorim, Gerry is an almost-fluent Yiddish speaker, and President of KlezCalifornia.


Teachers & Performers - KlezCalifornia

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(Oakland) Gerry Tenney is a children's entertainer, musician and teacher, singer of Yiddish songs and leader of the band California Klezmer.
In 2002, 2004, and 2006 he was Musical Director for two Yiddish - oriented plays put on by San Francisco State University's Drama and Jewish Studies Departments. He directed the Jewish Music Festival in its early years and was a main organizer of the first klezmer camp in California (KlezKamp West) in 1989. He has led and performed children's music at many klezmer music camps in New York, West Virginia and California, as well as at other Jewish children's camps. Gerry has worked with children for more than forty years. He is director and music teacher of the East Bay Kindershul, the only kids' school (grades K-8) in the Bay Area that emphasizes Yiddish culture. Gerry taught sociology at the City College of New York 1967 - 1972. He is an almost-fluent Yiddish speaker and is President of KlezCalifornia.


Youth Program - KlezCalifornia

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The Youth Program will be directed by Gerry Tenney, who has worked with children for more than forty years.
Gerry leads the band California Klezmer and is director and music teacher of the East Bay Kindershul, the only K-8 kids' school in the Bay Area that emphasizes Yiddish culture. He is an almost-fluent Yiddish speaker and President of KlezCalifornia's Board of Directors. Gerry will be assisted (depending on registration size) by others experienced in working with children. Youth Program / Gerry Tenney / Sunday and Monday 10:00am Stories, language, Yiddish singing. Youth Program / Gerry Tenney / Sunday and Monday 3:00pm


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