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 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)
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.
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!
Pajdashi in ConcertE Sunday April 14, 10:00am to 10:50am, Middle School Auditorium Stage [show on grid]
Come listen to traditional Croatian music.
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.
Croatian DanceNS Sunday April 14, 3:30pm to 4:20pm, Middle School Dance Hall [show on grid]
Come dance traditional Croatian dances! There will be a leader to follow and most dances will be easy to pick up.

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