October 19, 2017 – 6:00 pm
Music at the Frist: Tantsova Grupa
Cafe ~ FREE
Tantsova Grupa, Bulgarian for "dance group," is a Nashville-based musical ensemble created in 2009 to accompany the Nashville International Folk Dancers (NIFD). The ensemble performs village dances from Bulgaria, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Turkey, Armenia, Russia, Germany, Hungary, France, and Israel. Tantsova Grupa has performed for NIFD's Autumn Leaves workshops; Celebration of Cultures, Celebrate Nashville and Folk Fest in Centennial Park; international dance workshops in Knoxville and Lexington, KY; The Ravenwood International Food & Music Festival; public libraries in Middle Tennessee; and Middle Tennessee State University's Intercultural and Diversity Affairs Department.
Musicians in the group include: Mary Lou Durham, fiddle; Janet Epstein, recorders; Sam Frazee, upright bass; Greg Jones, guitar; Michael Lewandowski, mandolin; Amberly Rosen, fiddle; Tim Murphy, fiddle; and Holly Tashian, upright bass.
For more information, visit www.nifddance.com or e-mail Janet at Depst98336@aol.com.
Learn more about Nashville International Folk Dancers online.