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Sunday, October 23, 2016 - English Dance

Caller:  Richard Sauvain
Band:  Laurel Sharp, Colleen Liggett, Meg Grindrod

Those great English dance tunes played on winds, mandolin, and piano by a new and promising group of musicians, coupled with clear and concise instruction from the founder of CDR’s English dance group.

Sunday, October 16, 2016 - English Dance

Caller:  Dan Seppeler
Band:  Serendipity

We’re lucky to have Dan, Barb & Laurie back for a second dance this month.  Apple Dessert Night too!

Sunday, October 9, 2016 - English Dance

Caller:  Dan Seppeler
Band:  Serendipity

Dan’s energy, enthusiasm, and huge repertoire are a winning combination, especially with lovely music from Barb Seppeler on piano and Laurie Williams on flute!

Sunday, October 2, 2016 - English Dance

Caller:  Pamela Goddard
Band:  Arugula

You’ll enjoy the rich sound of Mike Hoeschele on violin, Silvia Sorensen on flute, Mark Henry on piano, and Fred Filbrich on bass, with an added plus: Ithaca caller Pamela Goddard, known for the clarity and focus of her instruction.

Sunday, September 25, 2016 - English Dance

Caller:  Dan Seppeler
Band:  Serendipity

Our most frequently booked combination of performers, for good reason:  expertly chosen dances and music that soars.  Plus it’s always fun to see what new dances Dan will bring us.   At the break, members will be electing new CDR officers and approving by-laws.  Renew your membership now for 2016-2017!

Sunday, September 18, 2016 - English Dance

Caller:  David Smukler
Band:  Eileen Nicholson & Jane Knoeck

What a combination!  David’s calling expertise, Eileen’s superb fiddle playing, and Jane’s magic on the piano.  A special dance to honor Richard Sauvain, the heartbeat behind the Rochester English country dance community. Savory Snack night too!

Sunday, September 11, 2016 - English Dance

Caller:  Bob Nicholson
Band:  Knives and Forks Trio

We always have a fun, relaxed evening when Bob calls.  Music will be by Colleen Liggett and John Kerr on mandolins joined by Meg Grindrod on piano. It’s a  lovely sound!

Sunday, September 4, 2016 - English Dance

Caller:  Richard Sauvain
Band:  Tim Ball & Jane Knoeck

Exciting, inventive, danceable music on violin & piano, played by two of the region’s most popular dance musicians.

Saturday, August 27, 2016 - Netherfield Ball

Callers:  Lisa Brown & Richard Sauvain
Band:  Laurel Sharp, Kailyn VanNorstrand & Pat Doherty

On Saturday afternoon from 2 – 6 pm, an event especially for those new to English dancing.   It features classy music by Syracuse musicians Laurel Sharp on an astounding variety of wind instruments, Pat Doherty on piano, and Kailyn VanNorstrand on flute. Also beginner instruction, a nice selection of easy dances, and elegant refreshments.  At First Baptist, admission $10.  There also be experienced dancers there to help you! Here is a printable flyer.

Sunday, August 21, 2016 - English Dance

Caller:  Dan Seppeler
Band:  Serendipity

Dan, Barb and Laurie back again! Ice Cream Sundae Night too!

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