Musician/caller/teacher, fiddle/violin/piano, contra/ECD/vintage, performances/workshops/residencies. Thirty five years helping people learn to do whatever they think they can't.

Member of: Ad-Hoc Waltz & Quadrille Band, Apple Crisp, Calliope (also group contact), Interstate Quartet, Lawrence Community Strings (non-performing group contact), NEFFA Sit-In Symphony (also group contact), Next Generation Orchestra (also group contact), Not Enough Fiddles, Pandora (also group contact), Shavingham Oxen, Weekend Warriors Reunion
ERASETHISamycannmusic AT gmail DOT com
802-222-7598 (cell)
Box 795
Putney VT 05346
Appeared at NEFFA 2024:
The Gaze in the Dance: Challenging ECDDX Friday April 19, 10:00pm to 11:30pm, [Show on Grid]
Use your visual connection to partners and others to heighten the dancing joy. Challenging figures to exquisite music. Exceptional English Country Dance for advanced, attentive dancers.
Contra MedleyNX Saturday April 20, 5:00pm to 5:20pm, [Show on Grid]
The traditional no-walk-through extravaganza of six run-on dances and six callers--for experienced dancers with a positive attitude!
Contra Chestnuts PlusDS Saturday April 20, 5:30pm to 6:20pm, [Show on Grid]
We'll dance some of our favorite classic contras, along with some spirited commentary on those dances from NEFFA co-founder Ralph Page. Money Musk may make an appearance.
Tribute to Tony ParkesDS Sunday April 21, 11:00am to 12:20pm, [Show on Grid]
A happy celebration of the iconic contra and square dance caller, Tony Parkes. We will dance and enjoy material Tony wrote or made popular, all to fabulous music.
Gallopade! (Lively Set Dances)TS Sunday April 21, 1:30pm to 2:20pm, [Show on Grid]
Nineteenth century aerobics! French and English country dances and squares featuring GALLOPING! Guaranteed to leave you breathless! Basic couple dance experience will be helpful.

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