Christian Dawid is an internationally noted reed player. Trained classically, he has explored styles from Jazz to Alpine Brass, specializing in Yiddish and East European folk music. He runs Trio Yas and the Ukrainian brass band Konsonans Retro, tours internationally with Daniel Kahn & The Painted Bird, and has performed with such artists as Brave Old World, Boban Markovic, Frank London, Socalled, Arkady Gendler, Theodore Bikel, Paul Brody 's Sadawi and The Other Europeans, on stages between North America, Europe and Japan.
A dedicated and sought-after teacher of Yiddish music, Christian Dawid has conducted and conceptualised numerous workshops at international festivals and workshop academies, in Weimar, London, Paris, Montreal, Fürth, New York, Safed, Cracow, St Petersburg, Buenos Aires and many other places. He regularly works as an advisor to international Jewish culture festivals. He also works as an arranger and composer. He lives in Berlin.
"World class clarinetist with a magically lyrical phrasing" Jüdische Allgemeine
"An incredibly expressive clarinetist" klezmershack.com