Multi-instrumentalist. Doesn't do accordion, banjo, or trombone.

Member of: Balkan Fields, Balkan Kefana, The Berance Band, Bjelalitsa Chorus, Born for Izvorno (also group contact), Cambridge Folk Orchestra, Csango Bazonga!, Divi Zheni Accompanists (also group contact), FUMP, G.B.L.C.P.P.S., G.B.L.C.P.P.S. Plus, Goats & Roses, Goats Just Wanna Have Fun, Henry Goldberg & Friends, Ralph Iverson & Friends (also group contact), Joanie's Cronies (also group contact), Mandala Folk Dance Ensemble, NEFFArious Goats, NEFFArious Goats , New England Romanian Orchestra, Nice Driveway (also group contact), No Borders Beranche Band, Pajdashi, Pinewoods Band, Pinewoods Band (on CD), Tamburitza Troubadours, Woodshed Romania (also group contact), Zdravets, Zornitsa
ERASETHISralph3 AT threeshoes DOT org
Appeared at NEFFA 2023:
Play Romanian TunesGS Friday April 21, 7:00pm to 7:50pm, [Show on Grid]
We will read through several tunes from Romania and nearby regions. Some instruction is provided.
Bulgarian+ Dance PartyNS Friday April 21, 8:00pm to 9:05pm, [Show on Grid]
Zdravets plays and sings village-style music "mostly from Bulgaria," using traditional Bulgarian folk instruments and vocal styles.
International Folk Dance with the CFONS Friday April 21, 10:15pm to 0:00am, [Show on Grid]
Folk dancing from many countries.
Riveting Russian Returns!TS Saturday April 22, 11:00am to 11:50am, [Show on Grid]
Enjoy exciting and challenging dances of Russia. Each dance is accompanied by the beautiful and thrilling (live!) choral music from the region. Music provided by the Bjelalitsa Chorus, directed by Julia Poirier.
Balkan Kefana Sing-alongGS Saturday April 22, 5:00pm to 5:50pm, [Show on Grid]
Come sing along (or just enjoy listening to) "old city songs" and/or dance songs from Macedonia and surrounding areas, evoking the pleasure ("kefi") of singing with old friends around the table at a celebration, or in the village tavern or coffeehouse.
Balkan Joy!NS Saturday April 22, 6:00pm to 7:20pm, [Show on Grid]
Balkan Fields plays fresh, exciting (and perhaps less well-known) music for favorite dances from the Bulgarian, Macedonian, Romanian, Serbian and Roma traditions.
International Dance PartyNX Saturday April 22, 7:30pm to 8:50pm, [Show on Grid]
Balkan and International line dances for all
Play Bulgarian TunesGS Sunday April 23, 10:30am to 11:20am, [Show on Grid]
We will read some Bulgarian tunes. Some instruction is provided involving the scales, rhythms, and styling. A few copies of Bb music will be available.
Intro to Balkan DancingDB Sunday April 23, 12:00noon to 12:50pm, [Show on Grid]
Intro to Balkan Dancing featuring live music with the NEFFArious Goats
Croatian Music Sing AlongG Sunday April 23, 2:00pm to 2:50pm, [Show on Grid]
Join in with Pajdashi folk band and chorus to sing Croatian favorites. Word sheets will be provided.
Bulgarian DancingNS Sunday April 23, 4:00pm to 0:00am, [Show on Grid]
Easy Bulgarian line dances; music by Zornitsa, a men's Bulgarian singing group with instrumental accompaniment.

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