Patrick Yacono
International folk dance musician: piano, clarinet, gajda, kaval

Member of: The Berance Band, Bjelalitsa Chorus, Cambridge Folk Orchestra, Divi Zheni, G.B.L.C.P.P.S., Goats & Roses, Henry Goldberg & Friends, International Music Club, Izgori, Joanie's Cronies, Mandala Folk Dance Ensemble, New England Romanian Orchestra, Pinewoods Band, Pinewoods Band (on CD), Tatiana Sarbinska & Friends, Shining Moon, Tamburitza Troubadours, The Bleat Goes On, Zdravets, Zornitsa, Zwiefacheritis
Contact:
ERASETHISpatrick_yacono AT hms DOT harvard DOT edu
Scheduled to appear at NEFFA 2017:
International Folk DanceNS Friday April 21, 9:00pm to 9:50pm, Middle School Dance Hall [show on grid]
International Folk Dancing
Intro to International Folk DanceDB Saturday April 22, 11:30am to 12:45pm, High School Rm. 125 [show on grid]
Come learn the basics of Balkan and other international dance styles. Enjoy efficient, cheerful teaching and wonderful live music!
International Dance Tune JamGB Saturday April 22, 12:00noon to 12:50pm, High School Rm. 176 [show on grid]
Learning and performing instrumental and vocal music for international folk dance. Led by Patrick Yacono and Julia Poirier.
Cool Russian DancesTS Saturday April 22, 1:00pm to 1:50pm, Middle School Rm. 105/106 [show on grid]
Enjoy exciting and challenging dances of Russia. 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.
Bulgaria & MoreE Saturday April 22, 7:00pm to 7:50pm, High School Rm. 177 [show on grid]
Zdravets plays and sings village-style music "mostly from Bulgaria," using traditional Bulgarian folk instruments and vocal styles.
Bulgarian DancesNS Saturday April 22, 8:30pm to 9:20pm, Middle School Rm. 105/106 [show on grid]
Easy Bulgarian line dances; music by Zornitsa, a men's Bulgarian singing group with instrumental accompaniment.
Moonlight Dancing--International Folk DanceNS Saturday April 22, 10:30pm to 11:30pm, Middle School Dance Hall [show on grid]
Balkan and International folk dancing with music by Shining Moon
Bulgarian DancingNS Sunday April 23, 10:00am to 10:50am, Middle School Dance Hall [show on grid]
Zdravets plays and sings village-style music "mostly from Bulgaria," using traditional Bulgarian folk instruments and vocal styles.
International Dancing for AllNS Sunday April 23, 4:00pm to 5:30pm, Middle School Dance Hall [show on grid]
Accessible line and couple dances from the Balkans and Western Europe

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