Musician in Albany, NY
Paul Rosenberg has been leading dances throughout the northeastern US since 1986. In recent years, he has been one of the busiest callers in North America, working over 200 dance engagements a year. He is known for his gentle but energetic, encouraging style, concise teaching, and offbeat sense of humor. The programs Paul gifts consist of community dances from the Hudson Valley, United Kingdom, Appalachia, and New England, as well as international folk dances and African-American singing and playparty games.
read moreThese videos are chock-full of virtual community-building activities that get everyone up and moving. By participating in folk dances and singing games, students experience a variety of styles and customs from different countries. Homespun Occasions Homespun Occasions' workshops encompass dances from more than 60 countries and regions around the world including the US, Latin America, Africa, Quebec, Scandinavia, Ireland, France, Turkey, China, Polynesia and Russia. Homespun Occasions Whether You're putting together a family celebration or a community event, Homespun Occasions can bring the delightful and distinctive sounds and sights of traditional dances to you and your guests of all ages.
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