Yaron Shragai
Dance caller/teacher/leader: Contra, Int'l Folk, Balkan, Yiddish. Musician/bandleader: Contra, English, Int'l Folk, Bal Folk, various East European. Instruments: Recorder/whistles, percussion, song.

Member of: Blajini (also group contact), Chimney Swift, Marnen, Yaron, & Gawain (also group contact), Meraki (also group contact), Platana (also group contact), Yaron Shragai & Lauren Ingram (also group contact), Shver un Shviger, Skorosmrtnica (also group contact)
ERASETHISyaron DOT shra AT gmail DOT com
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.
Untangling Balkan MusicTB Saturday April 13, 6:00pm to 6:50pm, Middle School Rm. 119 [show on grid]
Through playing a variety of tunes from the Balkans, we'll explore techniques for parsing, understanding, and internalizing the rhythms and melodic modes of this musically fascinating region.
The Eyes Have It: Larks/Ravens ContrasDS Sunday April 14, 11:00am to 12:20pm, Middle School Dance Hall [show on grid]
Smooth and connected contras overflowing with eye contact.
Klezmer JamGS Sunday April 14, 1:00pm to 1:50pm, Middle School Rm. 103/104 [show on grid]
Participatory playing of klezmer tunes, all instruments (and vocalists), all levels. Sheet music will be provided, including various klezmer forms: freylekhs, slow hora, bulgar, terkish, Yiddish swing, etc.

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