BEGIN:VCALENDAR METHOD:PUBLISH VERSION:2.0 X-WR-CALNAME:Frist Art Museum BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:Music at the Frist: Tantsova Grupa DESCRIPTION;ENCODING=QUOTED-PRINTABLE:\nTantsova 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.\n\nTantsova Grupa received a Thrive grant from the Metro Nashville Arts Commission this past spring to teach dance workshops, and they will be teaching a few simple dances during their upcoming performance in the Cafe. \n\nThe group features: Laura Bouffard, clarinet; Mary Lou Durham, fiddle; Janet Epstein, recorders; Sam Frazee, guitar; Greg Jones, guitar; Michael Lewandowski, mandolin; Tim Murphy, fiddle; Amberly Rosen, fiddle; Holly Tashion, upright bass;, Bill Wiggins, percussion.\n\nFor more information, visit or e-mail Janet at\n\nLearn more about Nashville International Folk Dancers online. \n\n \n DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20200221T180000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20200221T200000 END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR