Raklorom is NYU’s premier Romani music ensemble. We perform a variety of Romani musics from Central and Eastern Europe, as well as Gypsy jazz.


Raklorom is currently on hiatus. We will be back for the 2014-15 academic year!

"Dark Eyes" at the Zlatne Uste Golden Festival, 14 January 2012


Our current members include:

Siv Lie, Director; viola
Petra Gelbart, Assistant Director; voice and air tambourine
Diana Budur, voice
Maria Bukhonina, voice
Josh Cohen, guitar
Yixuan Dong, viola
Mariana Muñoz, voice
Veronika Safarova, bass
Ben Wood, guitar

"Soven čhave, soven" at the Raklorom end-of-year concert, 30 April 2012


Past Performances

Opre Khetanes! Concert and Symposium on Romani (Gypsy) Musics and Culturesl
Friday, April 26th, 6pm
NYU Silver Center, Room 220
32 Waverly Place
New York, NY

Zlatne Uste Golden Festival
Saturday, January 19th, 6pm
Grand Prospect Hall
263 Prospect Avenue
Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn Djangology Festival and Benefit for HHC
Friday, December 7th, 7pm
Shapeshifter Lab
18 Whitwell Place
Brooklyn, NY

Sycamore
Friday, October 26th, doors @9pm
1118 Cortelyou Road
Brooklyn, NY

Mehanata Presents: Gypsy Tabor Festival 2012
Friday, May 18th, 7pm
1820 Flushing Avenue
Ridgewood, Queens, NY

Raklorom’s end-of-year concert!
Monday, April 30th, 8pm
NYU Silver Center (24 Waverly Place), Room 220 
New York, NY

The Zlatne Uste Golden Festival
Saturday, January 14, 2012
12 midnight in the Rainbow Room
The Grand Prospect Hall
263 Prospect Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11215

"Keren Šavorale Drom” at the Zlatne Uste Golden Festival, 14 January 2012