Kol Nafshi:
"A robust, irresistibly toe-tapping response that both embraces and celebrates whatever music it encounters."

- Neville Cohn, WA Music Reviewer

Forming in 2015 Kol Nafshi play original arrangements of songs with the authentic melodies and rhythms of klezmer music.


Back (Left to Right): James Maley, Scott Collinsion, Howard Schwartz, Tao Issaro.
Front (Left to Right): Suzanne Kosowitz, Pippa Lester.

Kol Nafshi (translation: My Soul's Voice) is a modern klezmer ensemble based in Perth. Over the last three years Kol Nafshi have successfully built a diverse following, giving stand-out performances at the Fairbridge Festival, Limmud-Oz Perth and showcased at the West Australian Music Industry Festival. 

Kol Nafshi's aim is to connect cultures through music, one toe-tapping tune at a time.

Eclectic and versatile, Kol Nafshi is also available to perform at private functions and community events. We are passionate about providing the soundtrack to your special day!

For bookings, contact Suzanne by email at kolnafshi@gmail.com


Double Bass – Suzanne Kosowitz (Manager)
Vocals – Howard Schwartz
Violin/Vocals – Pippa Lester
Cello – James Maley
Clarinet – Scott Collinson
Drums/Percussion – Tao Issaro