NEFFA T Events
(Teaching featured)
Note: This was the listing for the now-concluded 2019 Festival. The events for the 2020 Festival will be put here in February 2020


Friday April 12, 2019
 7:00pmOpen Drum Circle Jam Session TB -- Dave Curry -- Middle School Auditorium Stage (50 min.)
 8:00pmScandinavian & US Pivot Dances TB -- Patrick McMonagle & Friends -- High School Rm. 101 (50 min.)

Saturday April 13, 2019
 10:00amWaltz Basics TB -- Joan & Jim Savitt, Kara and Joe -- High School Rm. 101 (75 min.)
 10:00amTribal Fusion Bellydance for Beginners TB -- Eve Tribal Belly Dance Company -- High School Rm. 123 (75 min.)
 11:00amHow to Play the Bones TB -- Stephen Brown & Friends, Ryan Thomson -- High School Rm. 126 (50 min.)
 11:00amEnglish Handbell Ringing - An Introduction TB -- Connecticut Handbell Musicians -- Middle School Auditorium Stage (50 min.)
 11:00amIntermediate Waltz Workshop TS -- Ret Turner, Peggy Leiby, Spare Change -- Middle School Dance Hall (50 min.)
 11:30amIntro to Contra Dancing TB -- Anne Lutun, Cake Jam! -- High School Rm. 123 (75 min.)
 1:00pmIntro to English Country Dance TB -- Sue Rosen, Bruce Rosen, Catherine Miller -- High School Rm. 101 (75 min.)
 1:00pmContra for New Dancers TB -- Melanie Axel-Lute, Spare Change -- High School Rm. 123 (75 min.)
 1:00pmRousing Russian Dances TS -- Murray Spiegel, Randi Spiegel, Bjelalitsa Chorus, Murray Spiegel -- Middle School Dance Hall (50 min.)
 2:00pmDADGAD 101 - Intro to DADGAD TS -- Chuck Hall -- High School Rm. 176 (50 min.)
 2:30pmBasics of Contra Dance! TB -- Angela DeCarlis, JumpStart -- High School Rm. 101 (75 min.)
 3:00pmThe Mighty Harmonica: Blowing the Wind Chops! TB -- Steven Weiss -- High School Rm. 176 (50 min.)
 3:00pmFaroese Ballad Dance TB -- Faroese Dancers -- Middle School Auditorium Stage (50 min.)
 5:00pmTricky Balkan Dances TS -- Ed Abelson, Tom Pixton -- High School Rm. 101 (50 min.)
 5:00pmPlaying Blues on the Fiddle TS -- Bill Gregg -- Middle School Rm. 119 (50 min.)
 5:00pmHow to Play the Irish Bodhran TB -- Jeanne Hansberry, Dave Miller -- High School Auditorium Stage (50 min.)
 6:00pmUntangling Balkan Music TB -- Yaron Shragai -- Middle School Rm. 119 (50 min.)
 6:30pmBeret? Berry? Bourree! - French Dances TS -- Marie Wendt, Beau Camion -- Middle School Dance Hall (50 min.)
 7:00pmIntro to Doumbek & Middle Eastern Rhythms TB -- Dave Curry -- Middle School Auditorium Stage (50 min.)

Sunday April 14, 2019
 11:00amTry the Uilleann Pipes! TB -- Boston Uilleann Pipers Club -- Middle School Rm. 119 (50 min.)
 11:00amLearn an Easy Traditional Cajun Two-Step or Waltz TS -- Cathy Mason, Stephen Arkin -- High School Rm. 126 (50 min.)
 11:00amShape Note Workshop TB -- Glen Wright & Friends -- High School Auditorium Stage (50 min.)
 12:00noonFrench Mazurka Dance Workshop TS -- Lynn Baumeister, Lisa Tamres, Fabien Goulay, Bal a Cinq -- High School Rm. 101 (50 min.)
 1:15pmInternational Dancing TS -- Dana Sussman, Estha Blachman, International Music Club -- Middle School Rm. 105/106 (65 min.)
 2:00pmIntro to French Canadian Stepdancing TB -- Cindy Larock, Des Copains -- High School Rm. 101 (75 min.)
 2:00pmIntro to Melodic Clawhammer Banjo TS -- Ken Perlman -- High School Rm. 176 (50 min.)
 3:00pmFamily Singing and Dancing TF -- Wiogora School of Wonder & Wisdom -- High School Rm. 176 (50 min.)


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