Marnen Laibow-Koser
Multi-instrumentalist playing for contras, English country dance, and lots of other things!

Member of: Brooklyn Swing Ensemble, Country Dance Society, Boston Centre, The Flying Romanos, Les Bricolages, The Mad Katters (also group contact), Marnen, Yaron, & Gawain, McMarish (also group contact), The Mother Zwiefacher Orchestra, No Borders Beranche Band, NoteWorthy, Platana, Rakiya, Sladka, Swing Dance Gang
Contact:
ERASETHISmarnen AT marnen DOT org
+1 (845) 625-7801 (cell)
Webpage:
http://www.marnen.org
Appeared at NEFFA 2019:
Ghlendi (Greek Party)NB Friday April 12, 8:00pm to 8:50pm, Middle School Rm. 105/106 [show on grid]
Party Greek style! Dance those favorite Greek line dances (Syrtos, Hassaposervikos...) and freestyle dances (Tsifteteli...) - to the exotic and driving sound of Greek and Turkish tunes.
Intro to English Country DanceDB Friday April 12, 9:00pm to 10:15pm, High School Rm. 101 [show on grid]
Basic figures in fun dances. Emphasis on differences from and similarities to Contra, but contra experience not necessary.
75th Anniv Dance Bash: Contra, Square, English, Couple, Intl!Saturday April 13, 6:30pm to 7:50pm, High School Dance Hall [show on grid]
A Contra, English, International, couple dance celebration of Neffa's 75th.
Balkan Dance with RakiyaNS Saturday April 13, 10:30pm to 11:30pm, Middle School Dance Hall [show on grid]
Balkan dance party with music by Rakiya.
Zwiefachers: E Z to Hard ZNS Sunday April 14, 10:00am to 10:50am, High School Dance Hall [show on grid]
A selection of zwiefachers with pivot & waltz patterns ranging from simple to challenging. Z's are a folk dance form originating in the Bavaria and Austria region.
Dance PerformancesE Sunday April 14, 1:30pm to 4:00pm, High School Auditorium Stage [show on grid]

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