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Sunday, November 22, 2015 - English Dance

Caller:  Dan Seppeler
Band:  Serendipity

Superb, passionate music by Laurie Williams on flute and Barb Seppeler on piano, paired with Dan’s ability to show us lots of new and interesting material.

Sunday, November 15, 2015 - English Dance

Caller:  Richard Sauvain & Friends
Band:  Open Band, led by Barb Seppeler

Open Band night encourages the development of new musicians and callers with an everybody welcome evening.  Barb Seppeler will anchor and organize the band; Richard will coordinate the callers.  If you’re interested, contact Richard by Nov. 8.  The band will gather to rehearse at 5:15 pm.

Sunday, November 8, 2015 - English Dance

Caller:  Cathy Campbell
Band:  Eileen Nicholson & Jane Knoeck

We’ll have terrific, makes-you-wanna-dance music from Eileen and Jane, one of our most beloved violin / piano duos. Cathy is from Toronto, where she calls often for their weekly Friday night English dances.

Sunday, November 1, 2015 - English Dance

Caller:  Pamela Goddard
Band:  Mark Dumont, Chris DeGolyer and Jane Knoeck

Ithaca caller, singer, and dance organizer Pamela has a friendly and focused teaching style and a great voice.  Mark plays flute, and Jane & Chris are proficient on both accordion and piano.  We might have dueling accordions!

Saturday, October 24, 2015 - Masquerade Ball

Caller:  David Smukler & Richard Sauvain
Band:  Eileen Nicholson, Tim Ball & Rachel Bell

A spooktacular affair, with costumes encouraged, great refreshments and very talented performers.  A benefit for the English Country dance series: $25 regular admission, $15 students / low income.  6:30 – 9:30 pm at First Baptist, with a warmup / review of English dancing available at 6 pm.  Note that this is a SATURDAY.

Sunday, October 18, 2015 - English Dance

Caller:  Richard Sauvain
Band:  Knives and Forks

Knives and Forks is Meg Grindrod (piano) John Kerr & Colleen Liggett (mandolins). You may also hear cuatro (a small Latin American guitar).  Apple Dessert Night!  CHANGE IN LOCATION: this dance will be at Covenant United, 1124 Culver Road, which has a truly wonderful dance floor. Same time as usual; 6:30 – 9:30. Park in the lot in back.


Sunday, October 11, 2015 - English Dance

Caller:  Carmen Giunta
Band:  Laurel Sharp, Molly Jaynes & John Wobus

Fine music by Laurel (proficient on recorders, whistles & oboe), Molly Jaynes (violin) & John Wobus (piano). Carmen always gives us a varied and thoughtfully chosen set of dances.

Sunday, October 4, 2015 - English Dance

Caller:  Dan Seppeler
Band:  Serendipity

 Always a fascinating program and superb music when Dan & Serendipity are there!

Sunday, September 27, 2015 - English Dance

Caller:  Bob Nicholson
Band:  Eileen Nicholson & Jane Knoeck

 Super music on violin and piano, from two great musicians who love to make music together.  With Eileen’s dad calling!

Sunday, September 20, 2015 - English Dance

Caller:  David Smukler
Band:  Tempest

Creative music by some amazing musicians: Tim Ball, Chuck Abell & Eric Metzger.  David brings his superb teaching skills and broad repertoire to complement.

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