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Rebecca Mac is Boston-based violinist and violist, regularly performing in various ensembles including Mamaliga, a contemporary quartet performing original Klezmer and Eastern-European folk inspired compositions, Zol Zayn, a klezmer dance-band, and Zunroyz, a trio un-earthing string repertoire from the Jewish music archives. Mac can also be found performing on the Turkish yali tanbur. Mac has performed nationally and internationally at reknowned music festivals including KlezKanada, Yiddish Summer Weimar and Yiddish New York. Mac is a 2022-24 grant recipient of the Massachusetts Cultural Council’s Traditional Arts Apprenticeship program, through which she is exploring the connections between Greek, Turkish and Jewish music with Beth Bahia Cohen. In addition to performing regularly in the Jewish music scene, Mac runs a regular, and inclusive Klezmer jam in downtown Boston. Mac has a degree in violin performance from Berklee College of Music. 

Rebecca Mac

violinist / violist / composer

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Critical acclaim for Dos Gildn Bletl

"exciting, subtle, and intricate"
"Mamaliga is a virtuosic and vibrant ensemble that successfully transports old-world sensibilities across time and space to new audiences" - In Geveb 

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Winner of the 2021 Sao Paolo Bubbe Awards for
Original Klezmer Composition


Interview on 
BandCamp Daily
"Klezmer’s DIY Revival Looks Back to Move Forward"
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