Fiddles for Contras, Squares, English and Scottish Country Dance.

Member of: Ad-Hoc Waltz & Quadrille Band, Brookline Country Players, CDS & NEFFA Band (also group contact), CODA, Calliope, Canterbury Country Dance Orchestra, Country Dance Society, Boston Centre, Friends of Jon Weinberg, Ha'Penny Morris, Intuition (also group contact), Les Bricolages, NEFFA Sit-In Symphony, Next Generation Orchestra, No Apologies Rapper, Not Enough Fiddles, Eric Eid-Reiner & Vince O'Donnell (also group contact), Swizzlestix, Tom, Vince, Roberta, Trip to Ardmore, Weekend Warriors Reunion (also group contact), The White Cockade, Wild Card
ERASETHISvincent DOT odonnell4 AT gmail DOT com
+1-617-964-2076, +1-617-513-7552 (cell)
10 Leighton Rd.
Auburndale MA 02466
Appeared at NEFFA 2023:
ECD Contemporary Women Composers and Choreographers DS Friday April 21, 8:00pm to 8:50pm, [Show on Grid]
English Country Dancing featuring a sample of women composers and choreographers who influence the 21st century's deep repertoire.
Memorial Concert for Jon WeinbergE Saturday April 22, 11:00am to 11:50am, [Show on Grid]
Jon Weinberg was a hammered dulcimer and guitar player, music teacher, dance band and dance organizer, and all-round good friend, who was involved in the New England dance and music community for decades. He sadly passed away in early 2020. This group will play music in tribute to Jon.
Early American CotillionsTS Saturday April 22, 1:00pm to 1:50pm, [Show on Grid]
French cotillions were the original square dances, the ancestor of today's, enjoyed by everyone from Jane Austen to George Washington. Basics of the cotillion form and specific American dances!
Dances of Ted Sannella (Contras, Sqs)DS Saturday April 22, 2:00pm to 2:50pm, [Show on Grid]
Contras, squares, and triplets by a great 20th-century caller/choreographer.
ECD MedleyNX Saturday April 22, 3:30pm to 3:50pm, [Show on Grid]
English country dances called in succession, no teaching! Dancers are expected to know all of the usual calls and be able to respond quickly.
The Music Will Tell You What to Do (ECD)DS Saturday April 22, 4:00pm to 4:50pm, [Show on Grid]
When you dance, so much more pleasure can be had if you let the music tell you what to do.
Pre-dance English Open Band Practice GS Saturday April 22, 6:00pm to 6:50pm, [Show on Grid]
Come practice the tunes that will be played at the English Open Band ECD session on Saturday evening (7:30 pm in Ballroom CDE)
ECD Familiar Favorites with English Open BandDS Saturday April 22, 7:30pm to 8:20pm, [Show on Grid]
This session will feature familiar favorites from the ECD repertoire, accompanied by the English Open Band--open to all ECD musicians! If you want extra practice, come to the rehearsal beforehand at 6pm in Sterling.
Evolutionary ContrasDS Sunday April 23, 12:30pm to 1:20pm, [Show on Grid]
Experience contras that borrow figures evolved from English Country Dance.
English Country Dance: A Gentle IntroductionDB Sunday April 23, 1:00pm to 1:50pm, [Show on Grid]
Modern English country dance presented through enjoyable dances called without gender reference. Figures learned in the context of dances. Paced for beginners, experienced dancers welcome!
Sunday April 23, 2:00pm to 2:50pm, [Show on Grid]
DANCE PERFORMANCEE Sunday April 23, 3:00pm to 3:20pm, [Show on Grid]

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