January 5, 2018 – 6:00 pm

Music at the Frist: Tantsova Grupa

Cafe ~ FREE ~ Dance Lessons!

  • Tantsova Grupa

  • This Tantsova Grupa performance is supported by a Thrive grant from the Metropolitan Nashville Arts Commission. 

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.

Tantsova Grupa, celebrates receiving the THRIVE Award from the Metro Nasvhille Arts Commission to teach dance workshops this spring. They will be teaching a few simple dances during their show Friday Jan. 5th in the Cafe. 

Musicians include Laura Bouffard, clarinet, Mary Lou Durham, fiddle, Janet Epstein, recorders, Sam Frazee, guitar, Greg Jones, guitar, Michael Lewandowski, mandolin, 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. 

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