The Mike Anklewicz Ensemble

This versatile, flexible ensemble brings a group of experienced, high-level musicians to your event. Ranging from duos to quintets and sextets, The Mike Anklewicz Ensemble plays anything from klezmer to jazz to Irish, Israeli and even South Asian music for any event.

Specializing in weddings, bar and bat mitzvahs, anniversaries, birthdays and more, The Mike Anklewicz Ensemble will bring a lively energy or just add some musical flavour to your event.

Looking for that extra something for a wedding or event? Ask about bringing in the fantastic dancers of Ensemble Topaz to add a Central or South Asian flair to your event!

Ensemble Topaz

Ensemble Topaz, founded in 2016 by Mike Anklewicz and dancer/choreographer Paromita Kar, is an integrated music and dance ensemble specializing in Central and South Asian cultural traditions.

Ensemble Topaz brings traditional and contemporary music and dance forms to life and are one of the only ensembles in North America to feature Afghan and Iranian music and dance together. Ensemble Topaz is the recipient of an Ontario Arts Council Recording Grant and are working on their first recording.


Founded by Mike Anklewicz in 2004, KlezFactor has recorded three albums and performed around Canada, the USA and Europe.

KlezFactor presents a fusion of klezmer (Eastern European Jewish traditional music) with jazz, rock, Balkan and classical musical styles and compositional techniques.

KlezFactor’s music has been featured on television in Canada, Israel and the Czech Republic and has been heard on radio around the world.

KlezFactor’s four albums — The Golem of Bathurst Manor (2005), Klezmachine (2008), Europa (2016) and Songs from a Pandemic Winter (2021) — can be purchased at Bandcamp.