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The Tap Tap in Israel

The Tap Tap Orchestra, one of the largest groups of disabled musicians in the world, is coming to Israel.

The Tap Tap Orchestra, a group of almost 20 disabled musicians, is coming to Israel and will perform at the Jerusalem Theatre-Henry Crown Auditorium.

The core of the group comprises of physically disabled students and school-leavers of Prague Jedlička Institute schools. In 14 years of its existence, The Tap Tap has had more than 400 performances at musical festivals, social and charity events including sold-out concerts in Prague’s Rudolfinum and The National Opera House. Music of The Tap Tap is characterized by an unbridled energy, joy of life and humor, all of these in the original arrangement. Besides our own songs also cover-versions of various domestic and foreign interprets’ hits you may find in the repertoire.

The work of these enthusiastic musicians is characterised by anarchic energy, joy and humour revealed through original arrangements. The repertoire will feature special guests with their own compositions, as well as arrangements of music by Ray Charles, Johnny Cash, Iggy Pop, Amy Winehouse, David Koller, Marek Eben and Roman Holý.

They are still going to surprise and amuse you also in the future. The income from each of The Tap Tap’s performance is used for financing the ducational centre STUDEO, whose aim is to support individual Development of persons with physical disability and to help them to increase their chances in the workmarket. The educational centre STUDEO was established in 2004 as a part of the Jedlička’s Institute in Prague and it offers young people with physical disability courses focused on education, retraining, personal developement as well as leisure activity.