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Sun Oct 15, 6:30-9:30 pm
play English country dances for Country Dancers of Rochester, with callers Colleen Liggett and Richard Sauvain. At First Baptist Church, 175 Allens Creek Rd., Rochester, NY.
Thurs Oct 19, 7:30-10:30 pm
play contra dances for Country Dancers of Rochester, with callers Evan DeSmitt and Maxine McDonald. At
Covenant United Methodist Church, 1124 Culver Road, Rochester, NY 14609.

Sun Oct 22, 6:30-10 pm

English Country Dancing and Dessert Party at The Ellis Hollow Assembly Rooms (Kathy and Séamus' big living room).

Featuring The Ellis Hollow Assembly Players - Kathy Selby on fiddle, Gordon Bonnet on flute and John Wobus on piano, with surprise guest musicians. Pamela Goddard and Katy Heine will teach and call the dances.

Desserts - There will be a potluck of delicious desserts, please bring a dessert contribution.

Directions here. For more info, contact Kathy

Sat Oct 28, 7-9 pm

Kathy joins Cass Creek band for an evening of waltzing, a fundraiser event for the Trumansburg Conservatory of Fine Arts. Beginner waltzers are very welcome: dance teachers Ted Crane and Pamela Goddard will be on hand to provide instruction. At TCFA, 5 McLallen St, Trumansburg, NY.
Fri Nov 17

Kathy plays with Cornell Univerity Klezmer Ensemble in a collaborative concert with the Cornell University Wind Symphony. At Bailey Hall, Cornell University.
Sat Dec 2, 7:30-10:30 pm
play English country dances for Syracuse Country Dancers. Caller TBA. At the United Church of Fayetteville, 310 E Genesee, Fayetteville, NY.

Sun Dec 3, 6:30-10 pm

Tantshoyz! Yiddish Dancing and Dessert Party at The Ellis Hollow Ceilidh Hall (Kathy and Séamus' big living room).

Klezmer music - played by the Ellis Hollow Klezmer Band, featuring members of Cornell University Klezmer Ensemble. This vibrant, energetic, and soulful music evolved in Eastern Europe as the soundtrack for Serious Partying. Klezmer is great fun to dance to and to listen to.

Dances - We'll be doing dances that were danced at traditional Jewish weddings and other celebrations. These dances are easy, spirited and fun. Everyone can do them - beginner dancers and all ages of people are welcome, as well as more experienced dancers. The indefatigable Ryan Zawel and Melnick Zakalik, and Kathy Selby will teach and call the dances.

Desserts - There will be a potluck of decadent desserts, please bring a dessert contribution.

Directions here - For more info, contact Kathy.

Fri Dec 8, 8 -11 pm
play contra and square dances for Tompkins County Country Dances. At Ted and Pamela's Great Room on Slow Lane. This lovely dance venue is located just south of Ithaca College in the Town of Danby. For more information and directions call 607.273.8678 or email poster_tccd1@tedcrane.com

Past Performances and Quotes

Click for larger imageWith Hope Grietzer & Tom Hodgson,
Syracuse contra dance
photo © Jim MacWilliams 2006

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With Tom Quigley at The Pourhouse
photo © Seamus Davis 2007

Click for larger image English Jam at Kathy's house
photo © Mike Ludgate 2006

For further information, or bookings, please contact Kathy.