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

Member of: The Berance Band, Bjelalitsa Chorus, Cambridge Folk Orchestra, Divi Zheni Accompanists, 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, 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 2019:
Wonderful One-Figure Balkan DancesDB Friday April 12, 9:00pm to 9:50pm, Middle School Dance Hall [show on grid]
Come learn some wonderful single-figure dances from the Balkans! No complicated calls or step changes, all only two or three measures, and all very accessible, but not all simple--you can cover a lot of ground when each measure has 18 beats!
International DanceNS Friday April 12, 10:00pm to 11:30pm, Middle School Dance Hall [show on grid]
International Dance (no teaching, mixed levels)
Intro to International Folk DanceDB Saturday April 13, 11:30am to 12:45pm, High School Rm. 101 [show on grid]
Come learn dances from many countries, with a special focus on the Balkans, and enjoy beautiful live music!
Rousing Russian DancesTS Saturday April 13, 1:00pm to 1:50pm, Middle School Dance Hall [show on grid]
Learn exciting and engaging dances of Russia, including music and movements of the Cossacks. 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.
Dancing in the MoonlightNS Saturday April 13, 4:00pm to 4:50pm, High School Dance Hall [show on grid]
Balkan and international folk dancing with Shining Moon/
Romanian Dance PartyNX Saturday April 13, 7:15pm to 8:20pm, Middle School Rm. 105/106 [show on grid]
Romanian dances for all
Bulgarian DancingNS Saturday April 13, 8:30pm to 9:20pm, Middle School Rm. 105/106 [show on grid]
Zdravets plays and sings village-style music "mostly from Bulgaria," using traditional Bulgarian folk instruments and vocal styles. Most of the dances we do are easy to pick up!
Bulgarian Dance Party with Divi ZheniDS Saturday April 13, 9:30pm to 10:20pm, Middle School Dance Hall [show on grid]
Enjoy easy-to-follow Bulgarian folk dances with irresistible rhythms performed by Divi Zheni, Boston women's Bulgarian chorus. Tatiana Sarbinska, Artistic Director and singer extraordinaire. All are welcome!
Bulgaria and MoreE Sunday April 14, 11:00am to 11:50am, 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 DancingTS Sunday April 14, 1:15pm to 2:20pm, Middle School Rm. 105/106 [show on grid]
Come dance with the International Music Club!
Bulgarian DancingNS Sunday April 14, 4:30pm to 5:30pm, Middle School Dance Hall [show on grid]
Easy Bulgarian line dances; music by Zornitsa, a men's Bulgarian singing group with instrumental accompaniment.

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