David Skidmore
International folk dance music and/or instruction with a Balkan bias.

Member of: The Berance Band, Bjelalitsa Chorus, Cambridge Folk Orchestra, Csango Bazonga! (also group contact), G.B.L.C.P.P.S., G.B.L.C.P.P.S. Plus, Goats & Roses, Goats Just Wanna Have Fun, No Borders Beranche Band (also group contact), Pajdashi, Pinewoods Band, David Skidmore & Friends (also group contact), Sladka, The Bleat Goes On, Zdravets
Contact:
ERASETHISdeskid AT verizon DOT net
+1-781-526-5669
Appeared at NEFFA 2020:
International Dancing for EveryoneDB Friday April 24, 9:00pm to 9:50pm, Lower Gym [show on grid]
"If you can walk, you can dance!" Come and learn dances in different styles from different countries. You might even learn some words in a foreign language!
International Folk Dance NS Friday April 24, 10:00pm to 11:30pm, Lower Gym [show on grid]
Dancing from all over Europe and a few other countries.
Refreshing Russian DancesTX Saturday April 25, 1:00pm to 1:50pm, Lower Gym [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.
Beranche: Basic and Bodacious BalkanDS Saturday April 25, 6:00pm to 6:50pm, Commons B [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.
Balkan and Int'l Dance PartyNS Saturday April 25, 9:00pm to 10:05pm, Lower Gym [show on grid]
Balkan and International dance party with Sladka
More Wonderful One-Figure Balkan DancesDB Sunday April 26, 10:00am to 10:50am, Lower Gym [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!
Bulgarian DancingNS Sunday April 26, 11:00am to 11:50am, Commons B [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!
Romanian Dance PartyNX Sunday April 26, 12:00noon to 1:00pm, Commons B [show on grid]
Classic Romanian dances for all
Croatian ConcertE Sunday April 26, 2:00pm to 2:50pm, Room 106N [show on grid]
Let Pajdashi entertain and educate you with traditional songs from Croatia.
Croatian Dance PartyNS Sunday April 26, 3:00pm to 4:05pm, Lower Gym [show on grid]
Join the circle for a kolo, a drmes, and other traditional Croatian Dances. Most dances will be followable.

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