Patrick Yacono
International folk dance musician: piano, clarinet, gajda, kaval

Member of: The Berance Band, Bjelalitsa Chorus, Cambridge Folk Orchestra, Divi Zheni, G.B.L.C.P.P.S., G.B.L.C.P.P.S. Plus, Goats & Roses, Henry Goldberg & Friends, International Music Club, Izgori, Joanie's Cronies, Mandala Folk Dance Ensemble, New England Romanian Orchestra, No Borders Beranche Band, Pinewoods Band, Pinewoods Band (on CD), Tatiana Sarbinska & Friends, Shining Moon, Tamburitza Troubadours, The Bleat Goes On, Zdravets, Zornitsa, Zwiefacheritis
Contact:
ERASETHISpatrick_yacono AT hms DOT harvard DOT edu
Appeared at NEFFA 2018:
Bulgaria & MoreE Friday April 20, 7:00pm to 7:50pm, Middle School Auditorium Stage [show on grid]
Zdravets plays and sings village-style music "mostly from Bulgaria," using traditional Bulgarian folk instruments and vocal styles.
International Dancing - Join the ClubDS Friday April 20, 8:00pm to 8:50pm, Middle School Rm. 105/106 [show on grid]
Participatory folk dancing with the International Music Club
International Folk DanceNS Friday April 20, 9:00pm to 10:05pm, Middle School Dance Hall [show on grid]
International Folk Dance
Intro to Int'l Folk DanceDB Saturday April 21, 11:30am to 12:45pm, High School Rm. 125 [show on grid]
Come learn the basics of Balkan and other international dance styles. Enjoy efficient, cheerful teaching and wonderful live music!
Beranche: Basic & Bodacious BalkanTS Saturday April 21, 3:00pm to 3:50pm, Middle School Rm. 105/106 [show on grid]
Learn the footwork and styling to several dances in the Beranche uneven-five rhythm. (SQQSQ) Amaze your friends by knowing what to do when the band plays one of those wonderful tunes.
International Dancing for AllNS Saturday April 21, 5:00pm to 5:50pm, High School Dance Hall [show on grid]
easy line and couple dances
Bulgarian DancesNS Saturday April 21, 6:00pm to 7:05pm, Middle School Rm. 105/106 [show on grid]
Easy Bulgarian line dances; music by Zornitsa, a men's Bulgarian singing group with instrumental accompaniment.
Riveting Russian ReturnsTS Saturday April 21, 7:15pm to 8:20pm, Middle School Rm. 105/106 [show on grid]
Enjoy the 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.
Moonlight Dancing -- International Folk DanceNS Saturday April 21, 9:30pm to 10:20pm, Middle School Dance Hall [show on grid]
International Folk Dancing with Shining Moon
Bulgarian DancingNS Saturday April 21, 10:30pm to 11:30pm, Middle School Dance Hall [show on grid]
Zdravets plays and sings village-style music "mostly from Bulgaria," using traditional Bulgarian folk instruments and vocal styles.
Ladarke Plus!GS Sunday April 22, 10:00am to 10:50am, Middle School Rm. 103/104 [show on grid]
Croatian choral singing! We'll sing through some old Croatian favorites, then review and sing through a beautiful choral arrangement of Ladarke, a traditional spring ritual song cycle. Sheet music provided and wonderful accompaniment by a tamburitza band!

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